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Office of the Workers Advisor

Provides free services to non-unionized injured workers and their survivors in workplace insurance matters (formerly called workers' compensation).

Record #: KGN1119 Last Full Update: 16 Aug 2018
Alternate Name OWA
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
347 Preston St, 3rd Flr
Ottawa, ON K1S 3H8
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Intersection Rochester St and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters * free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Independent agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour * advises and represents non-union workers who have been injured at work or who have been threatened or punished for following health and safety laws
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Non-unionized injured workers and their survivors
Application Call or visit the website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Labour and Employment Law ~ Workplace Accident Victims
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-728-2006
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-6599
TTY Phone Toll free 1-866-445-3092
Fax 613-728-8052
Other Details
Established 1985
Funding Provincial
Print Material Fact sheets
Resources Website
Accreditation No