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February 5, 2024

Join our board and join us for webinars too!

The Ottawa Branch currently has vacancies for volunteers on its board of directors that we hope to fill via election at our May 1, 2024, virtual annual general meeting (AGM). More information on the AGM will be coming soon.

January 24, 2024

Learn about the new Ottawa Hospital and more!

Join us virtually on Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. to hear Tim Kluke, president and CEO of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation speak about the “Campaign to Create Tomorrow”.

January 10, 2024

Happy new year!

The Ottawa Branch wishes its members a happy, safe and prosperous new year. We hope you will enjoy the activities we have planned for 2024.

December 14, 2023

Happy Holidays and webinars for the new year!

The Ottawa Branch wishes all its members a safe, wonderful holiday season and a happy new year ahead! We will be taking a bit of time off, so the branch will be closed from Dec. 18 to Jan. 1, inclusive.

November 22, 2023

Hockey, healthy aging and more!

Members of the Ottawa Branch get a discount of 15 per cent off ticket prices for Ottawa Senators home games for the entire 2023-2024 season (excluding games against Montreal or Toronto).

November 8, 2023

Remembrance, webinars for veterans and others

Every year, Nov. 5 to 11 is Veterans’ Week, an opportunity forCanadians to honour the extraordinary efforts and sacrifices of our veterans and their families.

October 26, 2023

Non-stop events!

Huge thanks go to the 300 members and guests who came out to the Canada Science and Technology Museum and celebrated our 60th anniversary!

October 17, 2023

Don’t miss out!

There are just a few seats left at our 60th anniversary celebration on Oct. 18 in-person at the Canada Science and Technology
Museum...

October 4, 2023

Events you can attend in-person and from home!

The Ottawa Branch is again collaborating with Outaouais Branch and the Ottawa Senators to bring our members a discount of 15
per cent off ticket prices...

September 20, 2023

Be our guest and bring your guests!

Join us in-person to hear the fascinating story of Gander, Newfoundland and its airport.

September 6, 2023

Celebrate our 60th anniversary in person!

The Association turns 60 this year! To celebrate, the Ottawa Branch will be hosting an in-person event for members and guests on Oct. 18

September 5, 2023

Fall 2023 Branch Report

Fall 2023 Branch report for the Ottawa Branch of the National Association of Federal Retirees.

August 23, 2023

Keep your brain healthy!

Join us on Sept. 27 for a special webinar titled “Dementia is preventable! Seven rules to achieve this” presented by Dr. Antoine
Hakim, O.C., MD, PhD, FRCPC, from the University of Ottawa...

August 2, 2023

Share your thoughts on LTC and stay active this summer!

The government of Canada has launched an online public consultation to support the development of a Safe Long-term Care (LTC) Act.

July 21, 2023

2023 provincial byelection for Kanata-Carleton: Meeting with candidates

Volunteers from the Ottawa Branch met with four candidates for the upcoming provincial byelection in the Kanata-Carleton riding

July 19, 2023

Keep active in the summer and get smarter about money!

The Ontario Securities Commission has a new initiative called “Get Smarter About Money.”

July 6, 2023

Mont Cascades waterpark special offer for our members

The Ottawa Branch and the Outaouais Branch have been working together with the Mont Cascades waterpark and we are happy to announce a special offer for our members.

June 29, 2023

Special offer at Mont Cascades, travel contest and more!

The Ottawa and Outaouais Branches have collaborated with the Mont Cascades Waterpark to bring an exclusive offer to our members.

June 14, 2023

It’s National Public Service Week!

The Ottawa Branch thanks and celebrates Canada’s public servants, whether retired or working, for your dedication...

May 31, 2023

RCMP 150th anniversary, new research studies and webinars!

Created on May 23, 1873, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is celebrating its 150th anniversary.

May 10, 2023

2023 AGM completed and more webinars for May!

The 2023 Ottawa Branch virtual annual general meeting (AGM) was successfully completed last week on May 3.