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Larry Duffield Senior-of-the-year 2017

Date: August 16, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

MEDIA RELEASE: August 9, 2017 City of Windsor's Mayor Drew Dilkens took time away from his chair to congratulate Larry Duffield, retired diplomat and dedicated volunteer for his contributions to Windsor and Ontario seniors at its regular Council meeting on August 8th. Every year Ontario Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality in Ontario the opportunity to honour one local senior. This year, Windsor had the pleasure of presenting Larry with the prestigious Ontario Senior of the Year...

Consultation Report of Canada’s Possible Accession to the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Date: August 9, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

The Consultation Report of Canada’s Possible Accession to the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is now available online through the Consulting with Canadians website. To access the report, please click here. The report is also available in other formats, including large print, braille, audio cassette, audio CD, e-text diskette, e-text CD and DAISY. To access other formats of the report, you may submit a form online, available...

Universities Strengthen Economy with $115.8 Billion Impact

Date: August 4, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

Did you know that according to our new report, "Driving a Prosperous Future: Economic Analysis of the Lasting Impact of Ontario Universities," Ontario's universities make a total economic impact of $115.8 billion on the province's GDP? But measuring the economic impact of Ontario’s universities tells only part of the story. What it doesn’t quantify are the invaluable ways our students, staff, faculty and researchers are rooted in our communities. Whether it’s addressing complex...

Larry Duffield 2017 Recipient of Ontario’s Senior of the Year Award

Date: August 3, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

For immediate release August 2, 2017 Ontario has many adults 50+ who do wonderful things locally or who impact on people’s lives across Ontario. It takes a very special person who can do both. Larry Duffield, retired diplomat, volunteer extraordinaire and repatriated Windsorite does just that. This year Mayor Drew Dilkens recognized Larry’s many contributions and nominated him for the Ontario Senior of the Year Award. Every year Ontario Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality...


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