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Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director, commented in an Ottawa Citizen article, Adami: A Need for Affordable Care (June 27, 2012).

Is ageism rampant in Ottawa? Click here to listen to Bernard Bouchard, COA Executive Director, being interviewed by Ron Corbett on CFRA on May 29 & 30, 2012.

John Johnson, Council on Aging of Ottawa Board member and Partner, Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP, presented on writing a will,estate trustee duties, and much more during Carleton University's Alumni Week.

Click here to read the Capital City News article where Dianne Breton speaks to the proposal for new bus fares for seniors.

On Wednesday, April 25, 2012, the Annual Spring Luncheon was held at the Ottawa Convention Centre with guest speaker Mr. Michel Bilodeau, CEO of Bruyere Continuing Care. Click here to view Mr. Michel Bilodeau's speech.

Click here to view the Ottawa Citizen article where Bernard Bouchard speaks to the possible negative effects of reducing drug coverage for seniors from the proposed Ontario budget.

On Tuesday, March 6, 2012 The Council on Aging celebrated International Women's Day. Click here to learn more.

On Thursday, February 23, 2012 the 3rd Annual Conference on Spirituality and Aging was held at Saint-Paul University. Click here to learn more.

Bernard Bouchard participated in a panel on an episode of Rogers Talk Ottawa on Ottawa seniors. Click the following links to view the episode.
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director of The Council on Aging of Ottawa, was interviewed on CBC Ottawa News. Click here to watch the video.

A release from the 2011 Revera Awards program highlights the Transportation event done in partnership with COA last June. Click here to view the release.

On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 The Council hosted a Lunch & Learn on Housing Trends for Seniors. Click here to learn more.

Talk on language accessibility on February 7, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Click here to view the poster. (Feb. 8/12)

On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 The Council hosted a Lunch & Learn on Housing. Click here to learn more about it. (Feb. 2/12)

Click here to view the Ottawa Sun article on the appointment of former Council on Aging Board member and Patron, Vernon White. (Jan. 11/12)

Nicole Robert, Council on Aging Board member, was interviewed in the Ottawa Citizen. Click here to read the article. (Jan11/12)

Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director of The Council on Aging of Ottawa, was interviewed in the Ottawa Sun. Click here to read the article. (Jan11/12)

Warm wishes for the Holiday season and a Happy New Year from the Council on Aging of Ottawa. (Dec. 20/11)

COA participated in a roundtable event on Elder Abuse hosted by Minister of State (Seniors). Click here for more details. (Dec. 20/11)

Ottawa received Age-Friendly City certification from the World Health Organization (WHO), resulting from a joint application submitted by the City of Ottawa and COA. Click here for more information and to see the certificate. (Dec. 19/11)

COA is happy to support the Youtube video developed in partnership by the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa & Renfrew County, the CCAC and the Champlain Dementia Network, titled "No Thanks, We're Fine: Supporting Families Living with Dementia." (Dec. 11/11)

COA hosted our annual Volunteer and Members Appreciation Event as a 'High Tea.' (Dec. 1/11)

Age Friendly Ottawa (AFO), in partnership with the City of Ottawa, completed the 15 special focus groups, 9 general focus groups, and online surveys. Thank you to all who participated, and to those whose hard work and dedication made completing this stage possible. (Dec. 1/11)

Listen to our second vice-president, Cal Martell, being interviewed by Alan Neal for All in a Day on CBC Radio One on October 4, 2011. (Dec. 1/11)