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NCR – Defence Advisory Groups – Open House

19-09-12 10:00 - 14:00
NDHQ (Carling) | QGDN (Carling)
Address: 60, prom Moodie Dr. Ottawa ON

9 Sept, 2019 – NDHQ(Pearkes) Main Concourse, from 1000-1400 hrs

12 Sept, 2019 – NDHQ(Carling), Building 8 Atrium, from 1000-1400 hrs


Did you know:  that prior to 1972, persons with disabilities in Alberta were routinely sterilized?

Did you know:  that in 1995 Sunera Thobani was the first woman of colour to become President of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC).

Did you know:  that in 2004, women made up slightly more than 50% of Canada’s population but only 21% of the House of Commons?

Did you know: that in 2005, Canada was the fourth Country to legalize same-sex marriage?

Did you know:  that in 2009 Sharon McIver wins her battle to force changes to the Indian Act so that grandchildren of Aboriginal women who marry non-Aboriginal may be granted Indian Status?


Come out and discover your local Defence Advisory Groups. Find out who they are, what they do, and how you can get involved!

Representatives from all five groups will be available to answer your questions.

Look for:

  • Defence Advisory Group for Persons with Disabilities – DAGPWD
  • Defence Visible Minority Advisory Group – DVMAG
  • Defence Women’s Advisory Group – DWAO
  • Defence Pride Network Group
  • Defence Aboriginal Advisory Group – DAAG

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Related upcoming events

  • 19-09-15 10:00 - 19-09-15 12:00

    Commemorative Ceremony for the 79th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

    Sunday, 15 September, 2019 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

    1000 hrs arrival (front entrance)


    Vintage aircraft fly-by weather permitting


  • 19-09-17 08:30 - 19-09-17 13:30

    You have the power to give life

    Donate blood and join the movement today.


    Mobile Blood Donor Centre

    NDHQ (Carling)

    Building 9 Concourse

    8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    To book an appointment, please call 1-888-2DONATE, or to book online, please visit, click on Find a Donor Centre and enter the webcode 501799.


  • 19-09-18 09:00 - 19-09-18 14:30

    With Phase II of the relocation to NDHQ(Carling) continuing this fall, CFSU(O) has been hosting a series of Information Fairs for all DND/CAF personnel moving to their new workplace in the coming months.


    The next Information Fair will be held on Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 on the Main Concourse at NDHQ(Pearkes), from 0900 to 1430 hrs.


    Kiosks will feature representatives from PSP Ottawa for morale and welfare, Enviro Centre for active methods of transportation, ADM(HR-Civ) for Flexible Working Arrangements, Military Police for security, CFSU(O) and IM Park for parking matters, and more.


    We encourage all members of the Defence Team moving to NDHQ(Carling) to come and visit the Information Fair and meet with experts in person to ask their questions and learn more about their new workplace.

    For more information on NDHQ(Carling), please visit the dedicated intranet site.

  • 19-09-18 10:30 - 19-09-18 12:00

    The MINDS Program presents an expert briefing by Dr. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (Chief Executive Officer, Valens Global) and Mr. David Jones (Senior Researcher, Organization for the Prevention of Violence).


    18 September 2019

    1030 - 1200 hrs

    Multimedia Centre, 2 NT, NDHQ(Pearkes)

  • 19-09-27 10:30 - 19-09-27 11:30

    Defence Women’s Advisory Organization (DWAO) – NCR Chapter

    Local Meeting

    Guest Speaker CWO M-R-C. Ouellet, MMM, CD

    27 Sept 19

    1030 – 1130 hrs

    VIP Room 2ST NDHQ (Pearkes)

    To RSVP: CWO Nicholas

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