Ostomy Canada Society

Suite 210, 5800 Ambler Drive
Mississauga ON
L4W 4J4

Tel: 1-905-212-7111
FAX: 1-905-212-9002
Toll Free: 1-888-969-9698
Website : www.ostomycanada.ca

Office coordinator : Carole Pew


Ann Ivol
Hamilton, ON

E-mail : info1@ostomycanada.ca


Steeve Maybee
Mississauga, ON

E-mail : steve.maybee@ostomycanada.ca

Recording Secretary

Antonietta Coccaro


Elisabeth Lindner

403 556-6456
E-mail : elisabeth.lindner@sympatico.ca

Senior Editor

Lisa Gausman

403 226-1737
E-mail : lisagaus@shaw.ca


Lorne Aronson

416 618-5564
E-mail: ll@qtgroup.ca


Sharon Deaves

416 803-5812
E-mail : Sharon@Deaves.com


Peter Folk

306 384-6059
E-mail : peter.folk@ostomycanada.ca


Andrea Leard
British Columbia

778 834-1318
E-mail : Andrea.leard@hollister.com


Karen Bruton
British Columbia

205 656-1202
E-mail : kbruton22@outlook.com


Andréanne Gousse

418 313-0412
E-mail : agousse@alternativeana.com


Jordon Zaitchick

416 276-0664
E-mail :  Jordanzaitchick@gmail.com


Debra Rooney
British Columbia

E-mail : autodraw@shaw.ca

Pacific Region


Deb Carpentier

306 775-1869

Email: carpentier.deb@gmail.com

Prairie Region


Jude Ruest

418 815-7723
E-mail : jude.ruest@aqps.org

Quebec Region


Ann Durkee
Nova Scotia

902 742-6996
E-mail : anndurkee@ns.sympatico.ca

Atlantic Region (Maritimes)

CONTACTS April 2019


UOA Vancouver BC Chapter

c/o #405 – 1488 Hornby St.
Vancouver BC V6Z 1X3

Ms. Debra Rooney, President
Phone: Private  – not Public use


Ostomy Support Group

UOAC Inc. Victoria BC Peer Group

P.O. Box 48001, Uptown
3511 Blanshard Street
Victoria BC V8Z 0B9

Contact: Marney Ellis

Cowichan Valley Ostomy Peer Support Group

Duncan BC  V9L 3J2

Facilitator: David J. Clark
Contact: 250-715-5499

E-mail: djclark@shaw.ca

Fraser Valley Ostomates Peer Support Group

Port Moody BC  V3H 5K4

Facilitator : Girgit K. Gill

E-mail : fraservalleyostomates@hotmail.com
Website: http://uoavancouver.weebly.com

Comox Valley Ostomy Support Group – Satellite of Vancouver

#35, 2001 Blue Jay Place, Courtenay BC V9N 4A8

Contact: Betty D Robertson
Phone: 250-871-4778

E-mail: betty.robertson@shaw.ca

Location 1

LifeCare Home Health and Medical Equipment
130-3030 Lincoln Ave.
Coquitlam BC  V3B 6B4

Facilitator: Tara-Hashemi
Phone:: 604-922-4590

E-mail: tara@lifecare1.ca

Location 2

LifeCare Ostomy and Wound Care Clinic
1-22722 Lougheed Highway
Maple Ridge BC V2X 2V6

Facilitator: Tara-Hashemi
Phone: 604-992-4590

E-mail: tara@lifecare1.ca

Peer Support Group Facilitator

1012 Hwy 3A, Nelson
BC V1L 6J5

Contact: Joanne Chimenti
Phone: 250-352-5620

E-mail: chimenti@gmail.com

Contact: Anne-Marie E Vorkampff
Address: 24-551 Bezanton Way
Victoria, BC V9C 0C5

Phone: 778-440-0744

E-mail: maxwood@shaw.ca

Contact: Marney A Ellis
Address: 102 – 1240 Verdier Avenue
Brentwood Bay BC V8M 2G9

Phone: 778-426-4576

E-mail: marnreg@shaw.ca


Edmonton Ostomy Association

6207-14 Ave N.W.
Edmonton AB T6L 1Y1

Alfred(Fred) Hermary  President
Phone: 780-463-4746

Satellite : Red Deer

Peace District Ostomy Association

c/o 9732 – 77th Ave.
Grande Prairie AB  T8V 3Y8

Khris Kraut, President

Contact: Dianne Lowe
Phone: 1-780-532-8622

E-mail: pdostomy@telus.net

Calgary Ostomy Society:

c/o Suite 110 – 305-4625 Varsity Dr. NW
Calgary AB T3A 0Z9

Mrs. Pat Cimmeck, President
Phone: 403-273-8946

E-mail: pvc@shaw.ca

Ostomy Support Group

Lethbridge Peer Support Group

Lethbridge Peer Support Group




Regina & District Ostomy Association

c/o 39 Wheaton Cres
Regina SK  S4S 2Z3

Mr Murray Wolfe, President
Phone: 306-584-2111

E-mail: mwolfe@myaccess.ca

Saskatoon Ostomy Association

15-1610 Isabella Street E
Saskatoon SK S7J 0C1

Mr. Gerard Dakiniewich, President
Phone: 306-653-2780
H 306-280-8387 C

E-mail : fernevillefoods@sasktel.net


Winnipeg Ostomy Association Inc.

c/o 2436 Sperring Avenue
Winnipeg East St. Paul MB R2E 1A7

Mr. Fred Algera, President
Phone: 204-654-0743

E-mail: ffalgera@shaw.ca President


Belleville Quinte West & Area Ostomy Association

c/o 55 Gavey St.
Belleville ON  K8N 4Z5

Mrs. Joan Sindall, President
Phone: 613-962-4343

Brantford & District Ostomy Association

29-B Duke Street
Brantford ON  N3T 3T5

Ms. Marie Winn, President
Phone: 519-865-1728

E-mail: littletoby47@gmail.com

Hamilton & District Ostomy Association

c/o 2 – 558 Upper Gage Ave.
Suite 116
Hamilton ON  L8V 4J6

Mr. Roger Ivol, President
Phone: 905-387-6662 or 905-389-8822

E-mail: roger.ivol2@rogers.com

Kitchener/Waterloo Area Ostomy Chapter

c/o 283 Ross Ave.
Kitchener ON  N2A 1V7

Mr. Gerry Kestle, President
Phone: 519-894-4573

E-mail: gkestle@rogers.com

Niagara Ostomy Association

13 Melrose Ave.
St. Catharines ON  L2P 2E3

Mr. John Molnar, President
Phone: 905-704-1832

E-mail: info@niagaraostomy.com

Oakville/Halton-Peel  Peer Support

c/o 20 Speers Road, Unit #506
Oakville ON  L6K 3R5

Mr. Richard Olley, President
Phone: 905 825-3443 / (289) 795-7533

E-mail: richard.olley@yahoo.ca

Ostomy Association  Simcoe County

59 Renaissance Point
Alliston Ontario L9R 2H8

Mr. Lou Bauldic, President
Phone : 1-855-678-6272

E-mail : ostomy.asc@gmail.com

Oshawa & District Ostomy Association

c/o 71 Charest Place
Brooklin ON  L1M 2B2

Contact: Mr. Wayne O’Boyle


Ostomy Muskoka

c/o 34 Lake Drive
Huntsville ON  P1H 1E8

Carol Gibson, President
Phone: 705- 788-3385

E-mail: cdgibson55@gmail.com

Ostomy Toronto

#609 – 344 Bloor St. W.
Toronto ON  M5S 3A7

Jim Fitzgerald,  President
Phone: 416-270-4329

E-mail: jimf14202@gmail.com

Website: www.ostomytoronto.com

Ottawa Ostomy Support Group

P.O. Box 11134, Station H
Ottawa, Ontario K2H 7T8

Mr. Ian MacNeil, President
Phone: Helpline : 613-447-0361

E-mail: president@ottawaostomy.ca

Sarnia-Lambton Ostomy Support Group

c/o Shoppers Home Health
516 Exmouth St.
Sarnia ON  N7T 5P3

Contact: Mr. Richard Gilbert
Phone: 1-519-332-6669 mail box #678

E-mail: ostomysarnialambton@gmail.com

Simcoe County Ostomy Association

59 Renaissance Point
Alliston Ontario L9R 2H8

Mr. Lou Bauldic, President
Phone : 1-855-678-6272

E-mail : ostomy.asc@gmail.com

Stratford & District Ostomy Assn.

Box 21132
Stratford ON  N5A 7V4

Ms. Janet Heinbuch BScN, RN, WOCN, President
Phone: 519-273-4327

E-mail: jheinbuch@hsfx.ca

Sudbury & District Ostomy Assn.

c/o 3474 Falconbridge Hwy.
Garson ON  P3L 1E5

Ms. Jean Grignon, RN ET, President
Phone: 705- 693-3847

E-mail: john.grignon@fibreop.ca

Peer Support Groups

Cobourg Ostomy Support Group

600 Williams St., Cobourg,

Contact: Kathy Bedard
Phone: 905-376-5780

E-mail: kathybedard@hotmail.com

Ostomy Connection

Ontario N0J 1P0

Facilitator : Mr. Dan Hebert
Phone: 519-200-7031

E-mail : danhebert@rogers.com

 Ostomy Support Group in Kingston

Ontario K7M 2Y7

Facilitator: Miss Meghan Darrach
Phone: 613-331-2908

E-mail : meghan@ostomycanada.ca

Windsor Peer Support Group

ON  N9E 2L4

Facilitator: Mr. Bob Rivard
Phone: 519-972-1225

E-mail: bobrivard@hotmail.com

Renfrew County Ostomy Support Group

85 Sullivan Point Road
Pembroke ON K8A 6W2

Facilitator: Ken Lovely
Phone: 613-638-6220

E-mail: weesie2@nrtco.net


Ileostomy and Colostomy Association of Montréal

c/o 949 rue Pierre Lacroix
Montréal QC H1B 3C7

Mr. Jean-Pierre Lapointe, President
Phone: 514-645-4023

E-mail : jean-pierre.lapointe@sympatico.ca

AQPS Association Québécoise des personnes stomisées

949 rue Pierre Lacroix, Pointe aux Trembles
QC H1B 3C7

Phone: 514 645 4023/418 678 9219

Jude Ruest, President
E-mail: jude.ruest@aqps.org

Montreal Peer Support Group

Montreal Ostomy Social Support Group,

Québec H4B 2B1

Facilitator : Arthur N. Fineberg
Phone : 514-489-1900

E-mail : arthur.fineberg@gmail.com


Fredericton & District Ostomy Assoc.

Unit 404, 700 Cliffe Street
Fredericton NB  E3A 5V2

Nancy Schuttenbeld, President
Phone: (506) 471-2820

E-mail : nschuttenbeld@gmail.com

 Moncton & District Ostomy Association

c/o 133 Chesswood Dr.
Riverview NB  E1B 1K3

Pastor David Eagles, President
Phone: 506-387-5994

E-mail: pastordavester@gmail.com

Saint John Ostomy Association

48 Valley Road,
Kars  NB  E5T 2X3

Ms. Roberta McCrossin, President
Phone: (506) 672-1180

E-mail: roberta.mccrossin@gmail.com

Peer Support Groups

Woodstock Peer Support Group

NB  E3B 6K9

Facilitator : Nancy Schuttenbeld, RN/MN/ET
Contact : 506-471-2820

E-mail : nschuttenbeld@gmail.com

Miramichi Ostomy Peer Support Group

c/o 403 Edmonton Cres.
Miramichi  NB  E1N 2P5

Mrs. Lynn Jamieson, President

NSWOC Nurse Tracey Fournier
Phone: 506-622-3317

E-mail: jamcamp@nb.sympatico.ca


Cape Breton Chapter

c/o 16 Seaview Drive
South Bar NS  B1N 3H7

Mrs. Stasia Digou, President
Phone: 902-562-1367

E-mail: stasiadigou@hotmail.com  

Pictou County Ostomy Support Group

c/o 9 Golspie Drive
Braeshore  NS  B0K 1H0

Ms. Doreen MacLeod, President
Phone: 902-485-4822

E-mail : adoreenmacleod@eastlink.ca

Ostomy Halifax Society

PO Box 8476
Halifax NS  B3K 5M2

Mr. Bill Power – President
Phone: 902-412- 1730

E-mail : info@ostomyhalifax.ca
E-mail: bill.power@powerforward.ca



Annapolis Valley East (Kentville)

President: Blanca Baquero
Phone: (902) 300-2428

E-mail: blancabaquero@xcountry.tv


South shore Ostomy Support Group

President:  Jane Berrigan
Phone: (902) 521-6117

E-mail: janeberrigan@me.com

SouthWest Nova Scotia Ostomy Chapter

143 Green Grove Rd.
Box 49
Pubnico  NS B0W 2W0

Ms. Susan Nickerson, President
Phone: 902-762-0352

E-mail: anndurkee@ns.sympatico.ca

Nova Scotia
Peer Support Groups

Claire Ostomy Peer Support Group

Digby Cod
NS  B0W 2Z0

Facilitator : Christian Comeau
Phone : 902-769-3252 or 902-778-0113

E-mail : captchristian@hotmail.com

Cumberland County Peer Support Group

NS  B0M 1X0

Facilitator : Erin E. Rushton, RN, ET
Contact : 902-664-4660

E-mail: etnurserushton@gmail.com

Truro Ostomy Peer Support Group

c/o 1-49 Whitman Court,
Truro, NS, B2N 3G4

Mrs Sandra Trites, Secretary

Cell: 902-899-2747
E-mail: tritzee@eastlink.ca

Liverpool Ostomy Peer Support Group

Queens Manor Library
20 Hollands Dr. Liverpool, NS

Facilitator : Lori-Ellen E Dagley
Phone: 902 -350-6474 –

E-mail: Ip.ostomy.group@gmail.com

PEI Peer Support Group

The Charlottetown Peer Support Group

PEI  C1C 0K2

Facilitator : Christine MacCallum
Contact : 902-330-1459/902-566-1459

E-mail : christinemaccallum@hotmail.com


Gander & District Chapter #9006

c/o 25 Read St.
Gander NL A1V 1E1

Ms. Delilah Guy RN, BN, ET, President
Phone: 709-256-4647

E-mail : dguy@nf.sympatico.ca

UOAC-Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter #604

8 Centennial Square
PO Box 321, Centennial Square
Mount Pearl NL A1N 2C3

Ms. Carol Wells, President
Phone: 709-745-2097

E-mail : carol.wells@bellaliant.net



Exploits Chapter NL Grand Falls

Contact: Darryl Penny

E-mail: darylperry@bellaliant.net



Ostomy Humber Valley Chapter of Ostomy NL

46 County Road,
Corner Brook NL A2H 4L8

Contact: Anne Goose
Phone: 709-639-3031

E-mail: amgosse@gmail.com