Staff at the Ongwanada Resource Centre had the honour of welcoming MP Mark Gerretsen and the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion, and Persons with Disabilities, for a visit yesterday afternoon. This visit presented a wonderful opportunity to showcase the facility and engage in discussions regarding the exceptional programming offered by Ongwanada in our communities.

During their time at the facility, MP Mark Gerretsen and Minister Kamal Khera received a comprehensive tour, gaining firsthand insight into the diverse services and support provided to the community. Conversations revolved around the significance of diversity, inclusion, and disability support in the region, underscoring Ongwanada’s dedication to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all individuals.

“We were privileged to host MP Mark Gerretsen and Minister Kamal Khera at our facility,” expressed CEO Dr. Lak Chinta of Ongwanada. “Their visit was invaluable in showcasing the impactful work being carried out at Ongwanada and exploring avenues to further enhance support for individuals with disabilities in our community.”

Ongwanada remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering exceptional services and programs tailored to individuals with diverse needs. The organization eagerly anticipates ongoing collaboration with government representatives and community stakeholders to continue advancing support for all individuals.


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