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Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

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Note: Tours and events at the Wabano Centre are unavailable to the general public until further notice. Services for the Indigenous community remain available.

Designed by well-known Indigenous Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal, this unique building boasts six meeting spaces filled with natural light.

The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is a community gathering place that welcomes events both large and small. Its rental facilities can accommodate groups of eight to 600 people in 10,000 square feet of event space. The Rotunda is particularly striking, with its domed ceiling painted in the four sacred colours of the Indigenous medicine wheel, illuminated by a skylight.

Located in the Vanier neighbourhood just east of downtown Ottawa, the Wabano Centre has an on-site event coordinator and partners with a local audiovisual firm for technical support. A full catering menu includes Indigenous cuisine, and the venue offers high-speed internet service.

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299 Montreal Road Ottawa
Major credit cards accepted
Accessibility: Entry
Accessibility: Washrooms
Reservations (General Public)
Reservations (Large Groups)
Distance to Shaw Centre (km)
Distance to airport (km)
Student Friendly
Coach Parking
Within two blocks
Group Menu Available
Exhibit Loading Dock Available
Number of Meeting Rooms/Private Spaces
Total Square Footage of Meeting Space
Capacity of Largest Meeting Room (Reception Style)
Capacity of Largest Meeting Room (Theatre Style)
Capacity of Largest Meeting Room (Banquet Style)
Outdoor Capacity
Meeting spaces
Space Area Banquet Theater Classroom U Shape Hollow Square Boardroom Half Rounds Reception
Boardroom North 183 8 10
Boardroom West 291 15 20
Cultural Gathering Space (Rotunda, Atelier & Balco 6717
Great West Life Boardroom & Annex 614 18 24
Mamawi Room 560 40 45 25 45

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