A compassionate Ottawa supports and empowers individuals, their families and their communities throughout life for dying and grieving well.

Compassionate Ottawa

Living as long as you can as well as you can.

Talking About Death Won't Kill You

Join author Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller and The Honorable Sharon Carstairs for a
discussion about planning and practical strategies for end of life.

To read more about this event, please click the button below.

BC Centre for Palliative Care Report

A new report has been released by the BC Centre for Palliative Care outlining their work and progress over the past 5 years. To read the full report, please click the button below.

Workshops & Events

Are you interested in engaging with your community in conversations surrounding the end of life? If so, please consider joining us for one of our workshop events coming up this year! Find information about our upcoming events from the Events page.

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Become a donor

If you would like to support the Compassionate Ottawa initiative please complete the OutCare Foundation form and select Compassionate Ottawa from the drop down menu under "Fund". Your donation will go towards supporting our initiatives for advance care planning, workplaces, schools, and faith communities, as described in our priorities page.  We thank you in advance for considering to make a donation to Compassionate Ottawa.