Ste. Anne's Hospital

On April 1, 2016, the Government of Canada has transferred Ste. Anne’s Hospital to the Government of Quebec.

There is one in-patient operational stress injury clinic, the Residential Treatment Centre for Operational Stress Injuries (RTCOSI) and one outpatient Operational Stress Injury clinic, located at Sainte Anne's Hospital. Click here to access information about Sainte-Anne's Hospital OSI clinics.

  • The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec signed an agreement in April 2015 for the transfer of Ste. Anne’s Hospital.
  • Throughout transfer negotiations, the Government of Canada remained firmly committed to the Veterans and employees at Ste. Anne’s Hospital.
  • The transfer agreement ensures eligible Veterans will continue to have priority access to Ste. Anne’s Hospital.
  • With this Hospital transfer, the distinct expertise in long-term care offered at Ste. Anne’s Hospital to Veterans now also benefits the local community.
  • The Government of Canada will continue its financial contribution to ensure all eligible war Veterans keep receiving the exceptional care and services they are entitled to in the official language of their choice.
  • All eligible Veterans who need long-term care may receive support from Veterans Affairs Canada for as long as they need it. Eligibility for long-term care support is based on the Veterans’ service and health needs.

Background

  • With the introduction of Medicare in the 1960s, the federal government began a process to transfer its 18 Veterans’ hospitals to provinces. Ste. Anne’s is the last one to be transferred.
  • The transfer agreement ensures eligible Veterans will continue to have priority access to Ste. Annes Hospital.
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