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Jazz Night in the Market

Taking place the first Wednesday of every month, meet other military spouses for a night of food and Jazz music. 20% off of food for military and military family members.

(Those attending must be age of majority.)

Please register before 2pm on the Tuesday before each event.
This is a community event, all military spouses are welcome.

Community contact person: Simone Olinek

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Don't miss out on our incredible Strenghthening Families workshops.

Focusing on the specific challenges military families experience, this series of workshops has been planned to promote mental health and well-being and help families cope with the unique stressors of daily military life.
These workshops will be facilitated by prominent experts; the LockePsychotherapy Group and Childlife…Solutions 4 Life with Kids.

March 22th – Engaging your children
April 12th –The impact of deployment on your children 
June 7th – Power and Control, finding healthy solutions:
April 5th – He’s Pushing My Buttons! How to Manage Your Intense Emotions
May 3rd – BACK TO CALM: Helping Kids Deal With Their Feelings
May 24th –YOU Make the Difference! Understanding how children learn B.E.S.T. is the key to children’s success

Register for one or all today!


New module 1 French course at Connaught Ranges this spring!

A new French module 1 is scheduled to begin on April 22, 2014 at Connaught Ranges. The deadline to register is April 4, 2014. For more information or for a complete list of modules offered this spring, click on this link:


March 7th, 2014

Further to the incident last week in which the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged a former Canadian Armed Forces Reserve member with sexual assault allegedly committed in a housing unit at Uplands in Ottawa, the following constraints have been imposed on the here


Register for international Women's Day - Celebrating military members
and spouses. Click here


Public Service Announcement – For Immediate Release

March 3, 2014 – In response to the National Defence news release (CFNIS NR – 2014-03) dated February 28, 2014. The Military Family Resource Centre – National Capital Region (MFRC-NCR) would like to remind Military families that we offer free and confidential support services to military families (spouses and children). 

During this time, the MFRC-NCR have increased services available to our military families. Social workers will remain on call 24/7 until further notice.  Families with concerns with regard to their children or would like to speak with a social worker are asked to call one of the following numbers:

- Louise Cameron 613-793-8670 

- Jessica d’Eon 613-219-9581

- Christine Skinner 613-884-0522

Please note that the above numbers are for families requiring assistance and media related questions can not be addressed.

Media Contact:

Sarah Rozema-Seaton


MFRC-NCR – for the family.


February 28, 2014


Ottawa – The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS), the investigative arm of the Canadian Forces Military Police, has charged a former Canadian Armed Forces Reserve member with sexual assault allegedly committed in a housing unit at Uplands in Ottawa. Due to a publication ban, the name of the individual charged will not be released.

Read full news release here..


Public Service Announcement - The Military Family Resource Centre – National Capital Region does not conduct door to door solicitation

February 20, 2014: The Military Family Resource Centre – National Capital Region (MFRC-NCR) would like to take this opportunity to inform the public that the MFRC-NCR does not solicit donations door to door in neighbourhoods. The MFRC-NCR has many donation programs, all of which are represented on our official website *http://*

The MFRC-NCR values each and every donation. If you wish to support to the MFRC-NCR, please visit our official website at *http://* or by contacting the Special Events and Fundraising Coordinator at 613-998-4888.


NEW Playgroups in Riverside South and Kanata
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Strengthening Our Families - Starts January 18th! 
Join us for an 8 series workshop on various topics to enhance your mental health and well being. Learn Take all 8 or join us for a few, these workshops are available to all CAF families.  Read More

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