Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

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Premier Wynne’s Community Hub Framework Advisory Group

As you may know, the Premier of Ontario recently appointed Karen Pitre as Special Advisor on Community Hubs and members to the Premier’s Community Hub Framework Advisory Group.   The Special Advisor and the Advisory Group are reviewing provincial policies and developing a framework for adapting existing public assets to become community hubs. More information …

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Developmental Services Housing Task Force now Accepting Proposals

Ontario Seeking Innovative Housing Solutions for People with Developmental Disabilities Ontario’s Developmental Services Housing Task Force is welcoming proposals for original housing projects for adults with developmental disabilities. The Task Force is looking for creative, inclusive and cost-effective housing solutions that can be replicated in communities across the province. The best ideas will be funded …

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Dental Care for Persons with a Developmental Disability

Concern has been expressed about the difficulty persons with developmental disabilities encounter across Ontario in accessing oral health (dental) care. Most individuals and their caregivers believe that oral health is an important part of overall health. The need for an integrated provincial strategy to build capacity and coordinate primary and dental care services throughout the …

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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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