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and civilians on the Defence team.

Happy Holidays! 

With the Holiday Season nearly upon us, Strengthening the Forces has created a special edition webpage that features tips for staying healthy this holiday season.

  • New recipes
  • Eating well
  • Hosting responsibly
  • Staying active
  • Managing your stress

Click on the picture for the special holiday edition webpage!

Play Healthy Holiday Bingo!

Each square on the “Healthy Holiday Bingo Card” contains suggestions to help you have a healthy holiday season.  Small daily changes have a positive impact on your overall health.

How To Play: Complete 3 lines (or as many as you can) by engaging in healthy activities over the Holidays.

Click here to Play Healthy Holiday Bingo!

Submit your card to the Ottawa Health Promotion office
by 10 January, 2017 for a chance to win a prizes!



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Thanks to all who entered the contest!

Addictions Awareness Campaign:

CAF Run to Quit

A new program from PSP Ottawa Health Promotion

Coming soon!


Next Challenge: May 2017


Click here to see the list of winners: Pedometer Challenge

Click here to see the list of winners: CAF Health & Wellness Challenge 



Helpful Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events

Continued support after a traumatic event

How a traumatic event can affect you - Stages of coping

How a traumatic event can affect you - Tips & tools to use


Emergency and Mental Health Resources

For a hard copy of the pocket guide, please contact:
OttawaHealthPromotion@forces.gc.ca or 613-996-4315


Visit the Health Promotion Corner!

The Defence Community newspaper in the
National Capital Region.

Canadian Forces Support Unit Ottawa 

Capital Square Building
222 Queen Street, 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K2

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