Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario was opened to the public in 1974 and is a tertiary care pediatric centre affiliated with the University of Ottawa. It is a full service institution that receives approximately 60, 000 emergency visits per year. The hospital is the exclusive centre for pediatric care in the National Capital and surrounding region, serving a population of approximately 1 million people. It also caters to out-of-province patients including Manitoba, Quebec, Nunavut, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and PEI.