2016 Press Releases and Public Service Announcements

November 29, 2016 - Desjardins contributes $75 000 to the "For you, Sweet heart" Fundraising Campaign

To mark National Giving Day, the Montfort Hospital Foundation welcomed more than 175 guests this morning for its “GIVING TUESDAY FOR YOU, SWEET HEART” Breakfast Conference at the Pauline-Charron Centre, in Ottawa.


November 22, 2016 - Montfort comments on Bill 41

The management of Hôpital Montfort issued some recommendations regarding the Bill 41, Act to amend various Acts in the interests of patient-centred care (in French only)


November 10, 2016 - Montfort consolidates its position amongst Canada’s top 40 research hospitals

Hôpital Montfort ranks amongst Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals for the second year in a row, according to an annual survey published by Research InfoSource Inc, a leading information source on research and development in Canada.


November 7, 2016 - “Giving Tuesday For You, Sweet Heart” Educational Breakfast Conference (in French only)

On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, members of the public are invited to attend the “Giving Tuesday For You, Sweet Heart” Breakfast-Conference  which is a fundraising event organized by the Montfort Hospital Foundation.


September 27, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort supports the movement for a bilingual City of Ottawa

The Board of Trustees of Hôpital Montfort welcomes the news that a majority of Ottawa residents are in favour of a bilingual national capital, as revealed today following a Nanos Research survey.


August 29, 2016 - Isabelle Daoust appointed VP of the Board of Trustees

During the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association de l’Hôpital Montfort, held on June 15, 2015, members of the Association confirmed the appointment of Ms. Isabelle Daoust as vice-president.


August 16, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort commemorates the passing of the Honourable Mauril Bélanger

It is with heavy hearts that Montfort learned of the passing of a great friend of the hospital and of the Francophonie. The Honourable Mauril Bélanger passed away on August 16, 2016 at the age of 61, after a courageous fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).


July 19, 2016 - The Montfort Hospital Foundation joins the Casino du Lac-Leamy sound of light for an explosive partnership!

From August 6 to 20, the Montfort Hospital Foundation will be pleased to welcome spectators right across the Gatineau’s Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa at the Nepean Point. 


July 14, 2016 - Ontario Investing Over $5 Million for New Health Hub in Orléans

As part of the province’s $51.8 billion investment in health care this year, Ontario is investing over $5 million in one-time capital planning funding for a new health hub in Orléans.


July 4, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort appoints Suzanne Robichaud to the position of VP Clinical Programs and CNO

Montfort, Ontario’s Francophone Academic Hospital, announces the appointment of Suzanne Robichaud to the position of Vice-President of Clinical Programs and Chief Nursing Officer.


June 27, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in Cardiovascular Care

Today, the Heart Institute is proud to announce the successful implementation of best practices in the treatment of Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, and Smoking Cessation by the Hôpital Montfort.


June 16, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort awards Mauril Bélanger the “Médaille du 22 mars”

Hôpital Montfort awarded the Médaille du 22 mars to the Honourable Mauril Bélanger, member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier and a tireless defender of the rights of Francophone minority communities, during ceremony held on June 15, 2016.


June 8, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort to present its “Médaille du 22 mars” to Mauril Bélanger

Montfort, Ontario’s Francophone Academic Hospital, invites the media and members of the community to a medal awards ceremony for its highest recognition, the Médaille du 22 mars, on June 15, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.


June 6, 2016 - Research into an innovative way of treating social anxiety disorder: The experience of mindfulness meditation.

Dr. Diana Koszycki, holder of a mental health research chair from the Institut de recherche de l’Hôpital Montfort and the University of Ottawa, is a pioneer in treating social anxiety with an approach integrating mindfulness meditation and spiritual practices. 


June 2, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort’s Annual General Meeting

The Hôpital Montfort Association wishes to invite the public to its Annual General Meeting, which will take place on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 7:15 p.m. in the hospital’s Auditorium (room 1D211).


May 3, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort offers post-partum group therapy

The “baby blues” is a set of feelings that occurs after childbirth and affects nearly 80% of women. If these feelings do not disappear after two to three weeks, they can evolve into post-partum depression.


April 15, 2016 - Richard Carpentier appointed Chair of the Research Ethics Board at Hôpital Montfort​ 

Hôpital Montfort, Ontario’s Francophone academic health science centre, is proud to announce the appointment of Richard Carpentier, PhD, to the position of Chair of the Research Ethics Board (REB). 


April 14, 2016 - The first Montfort Hospital President’s Breakfast raised $210,320

Over 165 business community leaders attended the breakfast, held at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre on April 14.


April 11, 2016 - Breakfast with the President of Hôpital Montfort 

The Montfort Hospital Foundation invites members of the media to the first President’s Breakfast.


March 31, 2016 - CFHI & Canadian Frailty Network Improve Healthcare for Older Canadians Queensway Carleton Hospital & Hôpital Montfort Launch Innovative Programs 

The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, in partnership with Canadian Frailty Network, today announced the 18 organizations that will improve healthcare for older adults by adapting Mount Sinai Hospital’s (Toronto) proven Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Strategy in their healthcare facilities.


March 21, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort to present its "Médaille du 22 mars" to Mauril Bélanger

Montfort, Ontario’s Francophone academic hospital, presents its highest recognition, the Médaille du 22 mars to the Honourable Mauril Bélanger, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier and a tireless defender of the rights of Francophone minority communities.


March 14, 2016 - Hôpital Montfort salutes Lucille Perreault, Vice President of Clinical Programs

After 13 years as the head of clinical programs at Hôpital Montfort and over 40 years in the health field, Lucille Perreault is taking a well-deserved retirement.  


March 8, 2016 - Become a Patient Partner at Hôpital Montfort

Hôpital Montfort is currently looking for Patient Partners. If you or your loved ones have received care at Hôpital Montfort in the past two years, your suggestions could now improve the quality of care and services offered at the hospital.  


February 22, 2016 - A successful first Summit on the future of French-language human resources in healthcare in Ontario

The first Summit on the future of francophone human resources in healthcare was held in Toronto on February 9 and 10.


January 18, 2016 - Montfort organises a summit on French-language human resources in Ontario

On February 9 and 10, Hôpital Montfort is organizing a summit on French-language human resources in Ontario, to optimize the training of future health care professionals and better serve Francophones across Ontario.