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Programs, Resources and Initiatives

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Nursing Room at RGN

The Faculty of Medicine is pleased to announce the opening of its Nursing Room at Roger Guindon! Located on the second floor of RGN in room 2043, this room provides private and exclusive space to accommodate our Faculty community’s nursing needs. Curtains are also available and recommended to maximize privacy.

The room is accessible during regular business hours and can accommodate one individual at a time, with a lock on the door to indicate occupation and/or vacancy.

For more information regarding this room, please contact Medfaci.

RGN Multi-faith Room

At the University of Ottawa, our values of diversity, equity and inclusion are in continuous development to ensure a healthy and happy environment for all students and staff. Inspired by this mission, uO has utilized its resources to enhance the needs of our community in/by creating a new facility on campus.  

Located on the second floor of Roger Guindon Hall in room 2529 within the Kidney Research Centre, is the Multi-faith room at RGN is an inclusive and welcoming space for all learners, faculty, and staff located at the Alta Vista campus.   

Intended for prayer, contemplation, meditation, reflection, and other spiritual and faith-based practices, the Multi-faith room is accessible during regular business hours on a walk-in basis. 

For more information regarding this room, please contact Medfaci.

Unconscious Bias Training

The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion developed an online module on unconscious bias. For additional information or to request access to the module, please contact the EDI office at [email protected].

Indigenous Resources

Indigenous Affirmation, to be read before events, conferences, or presentations

We pay respect to the Algonquin people, who are the traditional guardians of this land.  We acknowledge their longstanding relationship with this territory, which remains unceded.  
We pay respect to all Indigenous people in this region, from all nations across Canada, who call Ottawa home.  
We acknowledge the traditional knowledge keepers, both young and old.
And we honour their courageous leaders:  past, present, and future.

Orange T-Shirt Vendors:

This list has been crowd-sourced, and the Indigenous affiliation of every vendor has not been independently verified.

Please do your due diligence in deciding to support Indigenous vendors, artists and community members.

Orange Shirt Society

Legacy of Hope Foundation

Healing Begins Now

Diamond Phoenix Creations

uOttawa Indigenous Law Students Governance (ILSG)

Wickit Naturals


Turtle Lodge Trading Post

Madahoki Farm Marketplace

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