Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

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Every Canadian Counts – Coalition for a National Disability Insurance Program

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As you may know, OASIS is the first sponsor of Every Canadian Counts (ECC), an emerging initiative to unite disability sector stakeholders across Canada to advocate for a national disability insurance program. It is very important to raise awareness about ECC, both within the sector and amongst the general public. OASIS would like …

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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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Spotlight on Transformation – Issue No. 43

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OASIS Operating Pressures Survey Report

The third OASIS Operating Pressures Survey Report Summary was publicly released today at the Labour Relations Information Session in Toronto. To read the report, click here: OASIS 2014 Operating Costs Pressures Survey Report Summary

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OASIS Annual Operating Pressures Survey Shows Progress and Opportunity for Developmental Services

MEDIA RELEASE TORONTO 27 October 2014 – Tomorrow, Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) will be releasing its 3rd Annual Operating Pressures Survey to an audience of more than 200 Developmental Service (DS) sector professionals. This report has become increasingly important as OASIS continues to monitor and assess the impact that 5 years …

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Ambassador Award Recipient, Michelle Palmer, Community Living London

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Michelle Palmer, Executive Director of Community Living London and Chair of the OASIS 2014 Annual General Meeting and Conference Committee, receives the Ambassador Award from the London Convention Centre.

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OASIS President David Barber & CLO Executive Director, Chris Beesley

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David Barber, President of OASIS, meets with ED Chris Beesley and Community Living Ontario at the closing ceremonies of their AGM and Conference to discuss mutual concerns surrounding “Restrictive Covenants” and how they represent not only a rights issue but from the perspective of agencies, how they act as barriers to capital projects under the …

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DS Spotlight on Transformation – Issue 42, October 2014

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OASIS President, David Barber, chats with MCSS Interim Deputy Minister, Bohodar Rubashewsky

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David Barber, President of OASIS, attends retirement celebration for Deputy Minister Marg Rappolt and chats with MCSS Interim Deputy Minister (effective October 8, 2014) Bohodar Rubashewsky who has experience in both MCSS and MCYS not to mention a host of other ministry postings that make him an ideal choice for this position.

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