FSNA Ottawa Branch

The Ottawa Branch

Welcome to the website of the Ottawa Branch of the FSNA, now operating as the National Association of Federal Retirees.  As of the end of 2013 we have about 33,000 members. The Ottawa Branch serves the area of the City of Ottawa.  We are a non-profit organization whose main mission is to advocate measures beneficial to retirees and future retirees of the Public Service of Canada, the Canadian Forces, the RCMP and federally appointed judges; to oppose measures inimical to them; and to participate in the development of social policies and programs for seniors.



Aging in Ottawa

Starting September 17, 2013, Rogers TV – Ottawa Cable 22 will show Aging in Ottawa on

Tuesdays at 4:30PM and 8:30PM

Thursdays at 9AM

Fridays at 4PM

Local aging and caregiving expert, Bonnie Schroeder shares her passion for making a difference for seniors and their caregivers in Ottawa. Bonnie will welcomes local guests to talk about relevant issues for older adults in our community – active living, accessing health, information, social services, transportation, housing, to name a few. For more details.


You are invited to watch a webcast of a panel discussion on advocacy that took place on Wednesday, June 19, as part of FSNA’s 2013 Annual General Meeting. This panel featured pension and health care experts who discussed how Canadians can work together to achieve retirement income and health care security. The webcast is available for viewing via the FSNA Web site.

Bulletin Boards 

Community Information Centre of Ottawa

Upcoming Ottawa Events (Ottawa Kiosk)

City of Ottawa Events Calendar


If you are heading out on the road

OC Transpo's FREE fare special for seniors.

Seniors 65 and older can ride free all-day on Wednesdays. This offer includes all bus routes and the O-Train, but does not include Para Transpo. Please be prepared to show proof of age to the operator. See also Seniors' Rates.

Gatineau (STO) Senior Fares

Ontario MTO Road Information

Transport Québec Road Information

Environment Canada -Ottawa weather


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