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Researcher with a patient annual public information meeting
Sep 17, 2020 | In the Community

Join us for our virtual annual public information meeting on September 24, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

multi race hands holding in solidarity
Jun 5, 2020 | In the Community

Statement by Guy Chartrand, Bruyère's President and CEO

Mayor Jim Watson with Guy Chartrand, Catherine McKenney and Sisters of Charity
Feb 25, 2020 | In the Community

Like a health care hero, within three months of arriving, Mother Élisabeth Bruyère established the city’s first general hospital, created a home for the aging, opened a school, and set up an orphanage.

Ottawa Community Foundation, Bruyère and Connected Canadians logos with two people looking at laptop
Aug 7, 2019 | In the Community

With a grant from the Ottawa Community Foundation, Connected Canadians will soon begin rolling out programs at Bruyère that will offer our senior residents the opportunity to enhance their technology skills.

Group of visitors in an appartement setting
Jun 3, 2019 | In the Community

We welcomed close to 300 people throughout the day. It’s clear that Ottawans are excited about the research happening here and its potential for helping people stay healthy and autonomous.

A woman pushing a woman in a wheelchair
May 21, 2019 | In the Community

Bruyère’s Artist-in-Residence program aims to improve the quality of life for our patients and caregivers by giving them the opportunity to express themselves creatively.

Three woman looking aat a red flower
Dec 20, 2018 | In the Community

Who doesn't like to receive flowers? Thérèse Lorrain, a volunteer at Bruyère knows something about it.

Two ladies posing behind a pile of donations in bags
Dec 20, 2018 | In the Community

Bruyère expanded its holiday giving campaign to include seniors. “Santa for Seniors” is a partnership between Bruyère, the Good Companions Seniors’ Centre, and Tea and Toast.

Two man standing outside, both hollding a red flag
Apr 20, 2018 | In the Community

On May 26 and 27, 2018, join Bruyère Foundation and stroke survivor Tim Kerr for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge during the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend.

a mosaic of three men and three woman smiling
Apr 16, 2018 | In the Community

From April 15 to 21, volunteers from across the country will be celebrated as part of National Volunteer Week!