Welcome to Ottawa Chapter

Region 10 Executive:
President - Ellen Shipman
Past President - Vacant
Finance Officer -Erin Rajhathy
Recorder - Heather Ringel
Membership Officer - Elizabeth Geens (student)
Communications Officer -Alexandra Charron
Political Action Officer - Una Ferguson
Clinical Nurse Representative - Catherine Ashton

Student Reps:
Aster Marasa
Ornéllia Kidjo
Natania Makonnen Abebe

Board Rep - Wendy Pearson


November Membership Meeting "Self Care" presented by Dr Deborah Kane (University of Windsor)

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 18:30 - 20:30

The Truth,The Legacy and Moving Healthcare Towards Reconcilliation"

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 18:30 - 21:30

Also invited are the Faculty of Medicine, other schools with the Faculty of Health Sciences, Nurses and other community members. Opening and closing Indigenous ceremonies, a speaker panel and question period will be followed by a reception and exhibits, giving the speakers and audience and opportunity to mingle.

Featured speakers:

Janet Smylie -

Waubgeshig Rice

Barbara Dumont-Hill

Dorothy Laplante

This event is free to attend. No registration is required. For more information, please contact amarasa@rnao.com

October Membership Meeting and Meet Your President!

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 18:30 - 20:30

Please join us October 17th, 2016 for our October Membership Meeting with the exciting opportunity to meet our president, Carol Timmings!

This membership meeting will focus on the hot topic of PTSD. More details to follow.

Location: 100 Constellation Dr in the Jaguar Room. Free parking is available or the closest transit station is Baseline Station.




Change of Speaker for Sept 19th Membership Meeting

Notice of Change of Speaker for the Sept19th Awards Dinner. Unfortunately John Fraser  is not able to attend . We now have Chantale Leclerc CEO for the Champlain LHIN coming to speak to us on " The Patients First Act" and how it will change healthcare in our Region. Please join us in welcoming her to our Sept 19th meeting at 6:30 pm at the City of Ottawa Mary Pitt Building 100 Constellation Ave.   RSVP: rnao.ottawa@gmail.com

Region 10 Fall Communique: NOW AVAILABLE

Region 10 is excited to announce our Fall Communique is now available!

Features include:

- Region 10 016-2017 Events

- Meet Region 10's Executive Team

-Glimpse Into Our Year 2015 - 2016

- In memorium: Mauril Belanger

- Spotlight Member

- Letter to the Editor: Ottawa Sun

- "Against the Clock"

- Contact Us

- Board of Director 2016 - 2017

RNAO Annual Awards Evening

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 18:15 - 20:30

Please join Region 10 on Monday, Sepetember 19th for our Annual Awards evenings!

We are delighted to welcome guest speaker Chantale Leclerc who is the CEO of the Champlain LHIN.

A buffet dinner will take place at 6:30pm followed by awards at 7pm. To close the evening, our guest speaker will begin at 7:30pm speaking about "The Patient's First Act" and what this means for Ottawa RNs. 

Location: 100 Consetallation Dr in the Jaguar Room. Free parking available and Baseline Station is near. 

Need for Recorder position on executive.

Region 10 has a need for a recorder on the executive. If you like to take minutes and can attend meetings this is a good way to get involved. If interested email: rnao.ottawa@gmail.com. We will mentor you into the position.

Picnic on the Patio: Membership Event : 53 Tiverton Drive

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 18:00 - 20:30
RNAO Region 10    Picnic on the Patio
Date & Time: Monday June 6, 2016, 1800-2030 hrs
Location: 53 Tiverton Dr.
Cost: $10.00 at event. (exact change appreciated)
To Register: RSVP by May 26th to rnao.ottawa@gmail.com
• Number of people you are registering
• Preference for vegetarian option
• Food allergies or sensitivities
Please dress for the weather and bring a lawn chair


Politicians Attending Breakfast Friday May 13th 7-9am at RA Center Parking free

Politicians attending Breakfast:


Marianne Wilkinson: Ward 4 - Kanata North

Shad Qadri: Ward 6 - Stittsville

Diane Deans: Ward 10 - Gloucester Southgate

Mathieu Fleury: Ward 12 - Rideau-Vanier

Catherine McKenney: Ward 14 - Sommerset

Riley Brockington: Ward 16 - River

Jean Cloutier: Ward 18 - Alta Vista

Michael Qaqish: Ward 22 - Gloucester South Nepean

George Darouze: Ward 20- Osgoode


Mayor: Jim Watson:  City of Ottawa

Breakfast with the Politicians

If attending the Breakfast on the 13th May 2016 from 7-9am at the RA Center please RSVP to Una Ferguson unaf@rogers.com