Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

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OASIS Congratulates MPP Christine Elliott on Her Service

TORONTO (August 28, 2015)—OASIS wishes to extend warm public congratulations to MPP Christine Elliott on her final day as an elected member. Ms. Elliott’s work on the Select Committee on Developmental Services, the building of the Abilities Centre in Whitby, and her commitment to people with an intellectual disability, have made her a true champion …

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Health & Safety Resource Webpage Now Live

We are pleased to announce that the online Health & Safety Resources Webpage is now live! This new section of our website contains a variety of free health and safety resources, including fact sheets, checklists, web tutorials and posters, all tailored specifically to the unique occupational hazards faced by our member organizations. Every staff …

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OASIS Congratulates the Government of Ontario on Important First Step in Establishing Community Hubs

RELEASE OASIS congratulates the Government of Ontario on important first step in establishing community hubs  TORONTO (August 13th 2015)—The Government of Ontario took an important first step this week in establishing community hubs, releasing a report outlining the strategic framework that will bring community services together. OASIS applauds the government for working to ensure collaboration …

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Save the Date – Unleashing the Power of Communications!

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OASIS Newsletter – July 2015

Read the second issue of the OASIS Newsletter here OASIS Newsletter – July 2015

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Response to Coroner’s Inquest Into Guy Mitchell’s Death

TORONTO (July 24, 2015)—Today, the results of the coroner’s inquest into the tragic death of Guy Mitchell were released. OASIS’ member agencies will be actively reviewing the recommendations, in consultation will all stakeholders. At this time, OASIS wishes to reiterate our commitment to ensuring that tragic events like this in the realm of health and …

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2014-2015 Gerry Sutton Scholarship Winner – Marion Graves

As the recipient of the Gerry Sutton Scholarship for 2014-2015, Marion Graves has consistently demonstrated strong leadership through various initiatives – within her own agency, and at a regional level. She has been involved in Ministry planning initiatives for both children and adults for more than 20 years. Marion has offered her expertise and experience …

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2014-2015 George Braithwaite Scholarship Winner – Judy Pryde

Judy Pryde has been Executive Director at her agency since late 2003.  In her 11 years with the agency, she has been an integral part of growing and developing close partnerships within her community.  She continuously keeps her focus on individuals that are in need now, while also identifying those who are aging and require …

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