Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

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OASIS 2015 Conference Registration

OASIS is pleased to invite you to participate in the 18th Conference and Annual General Meeting, which will be held May 6-8, 2015 in beautiful, bustling Richmond Hill, one of the most multicultural communities in the Greater Toronto Area.  The Conference will take place at the Sheraton Parkway North Hotel, conveniently located at …

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Rotman School of Managment

12 individuals from the agencies represented on the Board of Directors have begun the Rotman School of Management course.  Shown is ADM Karen Chan welcoming all to the first Broader a Public Sector Rotman School of Business. There are 31 individuals attending the year-long course, divided into 6 different modules which focus on specific …

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2015 Pre-Budget Submission to the Ontario Ministry of Finance

OASIS Finance Presentation_January 28

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OASIS Scholarships

In May 2012, the OASIS Board of Directors approved three scholarships. President’s Scholarship George Braithwaite Scholarship Gerry Sutton Scholarship These Scholarships are in recognition of the philanthropic/voluntary contribution of OASIS leaders, and are in addition to the Annie Oliver Award already in existence. The Scholarships are available …

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Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

Dear members, During the 2014 Ontario general election, it was our understanding that the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) would be mandatory except for the self-employed, those already enrolled in workplace pension plans, and those in federally regulated industries, such as banking. As the majority of DS Sector Agencies are already participating in Defined …

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OASIS Queen’s Advanced Leadership Program

March 22-27, 2015 OASIS – in partnership with Queen’s School of Business, the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Oakville Foundation for Intellectually Handicapped People invites you to attend a leadership development program designed to meet the needs of Executive Directors and Senior Managers. custom program oasis web 2015

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Upcoming Webinar – Aging and Developmental Disability Research

HCARDD  presentation regarding aging and developmental disability research – Feb. 19th at 12 noon (webinar format).  The registration link and more information can be found at:  https://cc.callinfo.com/r/1ix2xn7qp8xzs&eom Past research has demonstrated that older adults with developmental disabilities (DD) experience the same medical conditions as the general aging population, but at a higher rate and …

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An Opportunity to Recognize an Outstanding Individual or Organization

Call for Nominations for the 2015 Annie Oliver Award This award is presented at the Annual OASIS Conference. ANNIE OLIVER AWARD INFORMATION 2015

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Social Media Workshop

Given the ever increasing role that social media plays in our ability to raise awareness and connect to our communities the attached workshop may be of interest to our members.  Please note that we are not endorsing the quality of the program and/or content, we are simply sharing the resource as a potential point of …

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