Family Memo

Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families; The following provides updates on COVID-19 measures the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) has announced in the past week.   We are moving away from active screening (where you used a QR code or completed a paper...
100 Years of Service

100 Years of Service

Crescent Centre staff are celebrating a combined 100 years of service. Four staff at Crescent are celebrating 25 years of service this year, and we recently took the opportunity to celebrate their milestone. CEO Alastair Lamb praised our four staff for their...
Local Art Show- A Huge Success

Local Art Show- A Huge Success

Ongwanada played host to an art show and exhibit on Wednesday, October 5, at the Resource Centre. It was the first event of its scale for Amy Fenton and was a huge success. Amy had over 50 paintings, pieces of jewelry, and wood decorations on hand, with almost...
The True Meaning of Ongwanada

The True Meaning of Ongwanada

Over the past year and a half, our organization has been working with various individuals and Indigenous language experts to understand the meaning of Ongwanada. Initially, the organization believed that the word was Ojibwa; however, we have since learned it is of...
You Are Invited

You Are Invited

Join us for Amy’s art exhibition and sale on Wednesday, October 5. The show will happen at the Ongwanada Resource Centre (191 Portsmouth Avenue) from 9 a.m. – noon and 12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m. Amy’s beautiful art will be available for viewing and...
The True Meaning of Ongwanada

Ongwanada Receives Resilient Communities Fund Grant

Ongwanada is excited to announce that it will receive a $170,300 Resilient Communities Fund grant over 24 months, allowing the organization to hire a Community Connections Coordinator. During the pandemic, the need to be able to stay connected in different ways was...