Next meeting: Upcoming Important Dates

September 19       Regular PCCN Ottawa monthly meeting featuring Peter Coleridge, the new CEO of Prostate Cancer Canada.

September 22       The Black Walnut Group’s Fall Into Autumn picnic

October 4, 5       Conference: Living with Prostate Cancer

The guest speaker for our September 19th monthly meeting is the new CEO of Prostate Cancer Canada Peter Coleridge. We are looking forward to hearing from, and spending time with, this wonderful, highly experienced leader. Read Peter’s bio here:

Black Walnut Group Fall Into Autumn Picnic
September 22, 2019   2:00pm to 5:00 pm
Smokie Ridge Vineyard, 10090 Cameron Rd, Mountain, ON K0E 1S0
Cost is $10 per person, for picnic lunch.

If you wish to partake of a guided vineyard tour and tasting of 5 wines it is an additional $15 per person

Please RSVP by Sept 18, 2019 to
In the email please indicate choice of:
One Sandwich                 One Salad
Turkey Cranberry               Spinach Berry with feta
BLT                                     Traditional Potato
Chicken Salad Wrap           Loaded Coleslaw

The conference dates and times are: Oct 4: 6-9 pm for the reception with cash bar and light snacks.  Oct 5: 7:30 am (breakfast) - 5:00 pm. Lunch is also included. Click on the Conference tab for all the details.

Join Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa every month!

PCCNO holds monthly meetings, normally on the third Thursday of each month (except for July and August).

Our monthly meetings are dedicated to providing information, fellowship and support to all who have been touched by prostate cancer.

Come join us anytime—we hope to see you soon!

Convenient location

Come join us at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 930 Watson Street in Ottawa. Simply follow the Queensway to the Pinecrest Exit, proceed north past the traffic lights and turn left onto St. Stephen’s Street. 

Free parking

The entrance and parking is located at the rear of the church.

All are welcome

Open to prostate cancer survivors, spouses/partners and family members. Some men bring their partners to meetings, especially at the beginning of their prostate diagnosis journey.

Free admission

While we do not charge for meetings, please bring one or more items of non-perishable food to the St. Stephen’s Food Bank.

What do we talk about?

Each meeting includes presentations on prostate cancer topics, as well as a chance to meet and chat with other prostate cancer patients, survivors and family members.

General meeting outline

6:15 p.m. Members and guests arrive. Coffee and light snacks.

6:30 p.m. An informal chance to chat and ask questions. New members will be given a brief introduction to what PCCNO is and what we do; and can complete a membership form if they choose (please note: PCCNO’s services are available to anyone, even those who do not wish to provide their details and contact information).

7:15 p.m. PCCN Ottawa business.

7:30 p.m. Monthly feature—often includes a speaker and a presentation.

Sharing circles

Providing a environment where those going through prostate cancer can feel comfortable is of utmost concern to us.

Although the ‘Sharing Circle’ is meant for both men and their partner, we realize that discussing treatment and issues such as erectile dysfunction or incontinence can be uncomfortable; as such, we sometimes have separate discussion areas for men and women during circle conversations. This is meant to benefit partners who can get real-life insight and suggestions from others who have been through the prostate cancer journey with their partners.

Literature Showcase

Our Literature Showcase is available at each meeting. It contains reading material from reliable sources on all aspects of the prostate including therapies and treatments for prostate cancer. Information in the Literature Showcase is free to all members and guests. We encourage you to take copies home to family and friends.

Let’s get together

One of the best parts of being part of PCCN Ottawa is getting together with other prostate cancer patients, survivors and supporters.

We have two annual social events: a BBQ in June for members, and a Christmas party every December (stay tuned for more information about each event as the time draws near!)

But that’s not all…

Coffee breaks

Want to meet with prostate cancer patients and survivors in-between monthly meetings?

Sometimes, a few Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa (PCCN Ottawa) members get together for morning coffee in Ottawa.

To learn more about upcoming coffee meets in your neighbourhood, contact

The Walnut, Summer 2019

The Walnut, Summer 2019

The Walnut is the official newsletter for PCCN Ottawa, currently published approximately four times a year.

Recent issue

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