Press releases and public service announcements 2017

December 12, 2017 - Smoke-free regulations for better health at Ottawa hospitals 

Starting January 1, 2018, the outdoor grounds of all Ontario hospitals will be 100% smoke-free under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA).


December 12, 2017 - Ottawa area hospitals take measures to protect against winter viruses 

'Tis the season for influenza and gastroenteritis (“stomach flu”). The local hospitals in Ottawa are asking for the community’s support in reducing the spread of infection.


November 17, 2017 - 120 participants attend the Orleans Health Hub town hall session 

Over the past few days, the public has been able to get an update on the Orléans Health Hub, thanks to several activities surrounding this large-scale project.


November 16, 2017 - 100% conversion rate for organ donation

Montfort is proud of its Hospital Achievement Conversion Rate Award from the Trillium Gift of Life Network for organ donation, with a rate of 100%.


November 14, 2017 - Move of the Salvation Army

Letter sent by Montfort to the City of Ottawa planning committee, concerning the proposed move of the Salvation Army to 333 Montreal Rd (in French)


November 13, 2017 - Montfort supports the 13 principles of the Ottawa Declaration

It is with great interest that the Montfort team read the Ottawa Declaration, which was adopted during the 2017 Rendez-Vous Santé en Français by 350 French-speaking health care professionals from across Canada and internationally.


November 10, 2017 - Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals : Montfort climbing the ranks

Montfort is proud to announce that it ranks amongst Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals for the third year in a row.


November 2, 2017 - Montfort unveils its Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner

The region’s population will now have access to the latest technology for obtaining a timely and reliable cardiac diagnosis without discomfort, thanks to the new CT scanner with a Specialized Cardiac Module at the Montfort.


July 20, 2017 - Montfort appoints Mélanie Dubé Chief Financial Officer

Montfort, Ontario’s Francophone academic hospital, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mélanie Dubé to the position of Vice-President, Performance, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer. Ms Dubé took this position on July 10. 


July 18, 2017 – The Montfort Hospital Foundation joins the Casino du Lac-Leamy sound of light for an explosive partnership!

The Montfort Hospital Foundation is proud to join the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light again this year for the 2017 edition, which will take place from August 5 to 19, 2017.


June 7, 2017 – 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 14, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Auditorium (room 1D211).


June 5, 2017 - New agreement will allow for more research and teaching in French for Montfort doctors

Physicians working at Montfort will be able to devote more hours to training future doctors and conducting research in French, following the signature today of the Alternate Funding Plan.


April 18, 2017 - Story Ideas from the 16th Journées Montfort

Institut du Savoir Montfort is organizing and coordinating one of the largest medical conferences in French outside Quebec. The 16th edition of the Journées Montfort, wich will bring together over 200 physicians and health professionals from across Canada, will take place on April 20th and 21st in Ottawa (in French only).


April 13, 2017 - Montfort, one of the region’s top 30 employers

This year again, Montfort is proud to be selected amongst the National Capital region’s "Top 30 Employers ".


April 5, 2017 - Become a member of the Hôpital Montfort Association

The Hôpital Montfort Association is recruiting new members.


March 24, 2017 - Montfort launches its Knowledge Institute

Montfort is very proud to officially launch its knowledge institute, the Institut du savoir Montfort (ISM). The ISM is the second hospital-associated institute dedicated to research and education in Ontario.


March 23, 2017 - A new corporate identity for Montfort

You may have noticed a new logo on our website, our social media networks, and gradually, throughout the hospital.


March 22, 2017 - Montfort awards the March 22 Medal to the Daughters of Wisdom

Montfort awarded the March 22 Medal to the Daughters of Wisdom congregation, during a ceremony taking place earlier this morning. This gathering was an opportunity for the current administration to express its appreciation for the founders of the hospital.


March 20, 2017 - Hundreds of students march to Montfort to celebrate Franco Ontarian solidarity

A celebration of Franco-Ontarian solidarity took place this morning to highlight the 20th anniversary of the great student march of March 20, 1997


March 9, 2017 - Montfort announces the architects for the Orléans Health Hub  

Hôpital Montfort is pleased to announce the name of the architecture firm that will be designing the first phase of the Orléans Health Hub. Following a rigorous tender process, HDR Architecture Associates Inc. was selected to produce the design. 


March 2, 2017 - Montfort celebrates "Notre Place" as the franco-ontarian provincial anthem

Upon learning that the Government of Ontario had recognized the song Notre Place as the Provincial Anthem of Franco-Ontarians, earlier today, the President and CEO of Hôpital Montfort, Dr. Bernard Leduc, and the President and CEO of the Montfort Hospital Foundation, Mrs. Christine Sigouin, promptly voiced their heartfelt thanks.


February 27, 2017 - Twenty years of Franco-Ontarian Solidarity and of Innovation

The Montfort Hospital Foundation invites the community to a concert celebrating the Franco-Ontarian Solidarity.


January 24, 2017 - Montfort welcomes two new research chairs

Hôpital Montfort is proud to announce the awarding of two new research chairs.


January 16, 2017 - Researcher at the Institut de recherche de l’Hôpital Montfort appointed member of the Order of Canada

Hôpital Montfort would like to congratulate Linda Cardinal for her appointment to the Order of Canada, in recognition for her contribution to the development of public policy and the advancement of language rights, particularly for official language minorities in Canada.


January 10, 2017 - Help us protect your loved ones against the flu

If you have symptoms of a respiratory illness, including a cough, a runny nose, or a fever, please do not visit patients at the hospital.


January 3, 2017 - The HPASS card allows you to save when parking at Montfort

If you are a frequent visitor of Hôpital Montfort, the new HPASS card will allow you to save on parking fees at the hospital.


January 1, 2017 - Hôpital Montfort welcomes the first baby of 2017 in Ottawa

Hôpital Montfort welcomed the first baby of 2017 for the Ottawa region, when a baby girl was born 25 minutes after midnight on January 1.