NATIONAL DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS OTTAWA
| Ottawa, ON
| Ottawa, ON
Nestled on the banks of the majestic Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers, Ottawa is one of the most beautiful G8 capitals in the world. With a population of over 1.2 million, Ottawa is a thriving international technology and business centre and world class tourism and convention destination. Ottawa is also rich in culture and heritage with its many national institutions, parklands, waterways and historic architecture. It is home to a large number of foreign embassies and is a recognized centre for both academics and professional training. The city offers an open and welcoming environment to cultures from around the world, providing service in English, French and a host of other languages.
The city’s residents enjoy an enviable quality of life that is recognized around the world. As part of Ontario’s high-quality education system, Ottawa offers a rich array of public and private schools for children in kindergarten to grade 12. While there is an abundance of opportunity to learn in English, French, French immersion and English as a second language, Ottawa also offers learning in a host of different cultures, languages and religions, reflecting our diverse multicultural community. Ottawa benefi ts from one of the world’s most highly regarded healthcare systems.
Once you are a resident of Ontario, most healthcare needs are covered by the province’s medical coverage. Private healthcare plans are available, if required, to cover specialized treatments that do not fall under the province’s scope of coverage. Ottawa has 4 main hospitals: • The Ottawa Hospital (Civic, General and Riverside campuses) • Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and others. Department of National Defence’s military hospital is available to serve those whom serve. In general, Ottawa residents receive some of the best medical care in North America.
Canadian Forces Support Group Ottawa-Gatineau (CFSG ), is the Base for the National Capital Region (NCR) where they administrative support to approximately 25 000 military and civilian personnel employed in the Ottawa region.
DND HQ Ottawa Military Bases
Important Base Services with links :
Military Family Services - National Capital Region