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Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families: I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on this past year. A lot of sacrifices have been made to keep our loved ones safe and I have no doubt that you, like me, are happy to see some of the restrictions we have been living with being...

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Testament to True Friendship

Picture a volunteer who has committed to spending time with two gentlemen clients (separately) once per week, volunteering at the Foodbank with one gentleman and taking the other to Tim Horton’s for a weekly and much-loved treat. This is already an amazing volunteer...

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Memo to Families

Dear Ongwanada Families: We are happy to inform you about some changes that the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) released yesterday. Effective today, if you and your loved one are fully vaccinated, you no longer have to wear a mask during...

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Memo to Families

Dear Ongwanada families: Further to my e-mail of June 17th, I wish to advise that overnight visits allowing supported individuals to spend time with families will be permitted effective Monday July 12; however, when the supported individual returns from such a visit...

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2020 | 2021 Annual Report now available

On June 22, 2021, at Ongwanada's 50th Annual General Meeting (AGM), the organization proudly released its Annual Report for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The report highlights the organization's achievements. It also celebrates the accomplishments of The Ongwanada...

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Moving forward

As we continue to roll out second vaccine doses to individuals supported by Ongwanada, an increasing number of them will become considered immune to COVID-19 (fourteen days after receiving their second dose). With their immunity comes the ability to engage in...

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Second dose appointments

Individuals who received their first COVID-19 vaccination at Ongwanada Resource Centre can rest assured that we are currently working to move second-dose appointments sooner than initially scheduled based on vaccine availability. We will be in contact with each...

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Memo to Families

June 17, 2021| June 17 re: Vaccines and family visits Dear Ongwanada family members, I am pleased to inform you that, working closely with our Public Health Unit, we have secured additional Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to provide accelerated second doses for many...

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