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Legal Aid Ontario - Organizational Announcement

Date: October 16, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

Legal Aid Ontario provides legal assistance for low-income people living in Ontario. The organization's scope reaches the most vulnerable people in the province with services that provide critical assistance and intersects with every area of the justice system. In order to streamline processes, clarify accountabilities, improve client experience and ensure outside delivery of services, Legal Aid Ontario has undertaken internal planning initiatives and some VP and divisional accountabilities...

Investing in the Cannabis Industry

Date: October 16, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

As Canada prepares to permit the recreational use of marijuana, the cannabis industry has attracted investors hoping to capitalize on the potential growth and high returns of this emerging sector. The new issue of 'Investors News' from the Ontario Securities Commission shares many resources for learning more about the cannabis industry and things investors should be aware of when investing.  To read more from 'Investors News', please click here. 

NEW Ontario Age Friendly Communities Interactive Maps

Date: October 9, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

The Age-Friendly Community (AFC) Outreach Initiative is a new tool funded by the Government of Ontario. This initiative is a program of the Ministry for Seniors and Accessbility, which is designed to help communities in increasing awareness of age-friendly planning principles, sharing best practices and to start, continue, evaluation and improve AFC action plans.  What's new with AFC? The program has developed interactive maps to help support, connect and strengthen local efforts. These...

Canada's National Seniors Day - Flag Raising Ceremony in Windsor, Ontario!

Date: October 3, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

OSSCO Board Member & CARP Windsor-Essex President, Larry Dunfield organized a flag raising ceremony to celebrate Canada's National Seniors Day and the UN International Day of Older Persons. Seniors represent the strongest local demographic in numbers and in election participation, so Windsor's seniors showed up to this event on Monday October 1, 2018. Read more about this event by clicking here.   

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