Death Cafes are part of a global movement "to increase awareness of death with a view to help people make the most of their (finite) lives." Home Hospice National Capital Region is proud to host this important community outreach effort.  We welcome all and invite you to  to gather together in a safe, relaxed setting at to discuss dying, death and grief in an open forum while enjoying tea & cake.

Join Us (starting at 6:00 pm)

Wednesday March 27, 2019

Ottawa Public Library - Emerald Plaza

Traszha Macdowall Room, Emerald Plaza, 1547 Merivale Rd.

About Your Death Cafe Facilitator Heather Martel 

Heather has always been drawn to explore and discuss the messy bits of life, so she deeply appreciates the invitation of a Death Café – to step inside a non-judgemental, compassionate holding container that allows dialogue around death and dying to flow freely. As a facilitator, Heather draws on a long-standing contemplative practice, counselling experience and holistic training across the death-care spectrum. She shows up fully with an open mind and an open heart to offer guidance when needed, but mainly to witness what unfolds organically with each unique group that gathers. And of course, she shows up for the cake!

About Your Death Cafe Host Venue 

Home Hospice National Capital Region is pleased to support the Ottawa Public Library’s vision of building community and transforming lives. OPL’s mission is to inspire learning, spark curiosity and connect people – all of which perfectly aligns with the intention of a Death Café. Donations are welcome to cover the cost of venue rental and refreshments.

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