Mandate & Mission

Our Mission

As a bilingu­al and inclusive Council, we work to advance the wellbeing of Ottawa’s older adults

Our Vision

Respected, informed and engaged seniors living in an Age-Friendly city

Our Core Values

Accountability - the willingness to work together and accept responsibility for our actions with respect and honesty

Perseverance - the performance our actions and efforts towards our goals, despite difficulties and challenges

Competence - the conduct of our actions and attitudes in a manner that displays integrity, conscientiousness, and knowledge

Equity, Inclusion and Diversity - the incorporation in our daily work of inclusive and age-friendly environments where all individuals and all communities benefit from fair and equal opportunities

Age Positiveness - the view of aging as a healthy, normal part of life and the valuing of the contributions that older adults make to their families and communities.

Strategic Plan

To see the COA Strategic Plan for 2022-2024, click here.