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Letter to People and Families in Response to Developmental Services Reform Plan

Source: Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services   To People and Families We Support, On May 18, 2021, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services released a 10-year plan to reform developmental services in Ontario. The plan, called Journey to Belonging: Choice and Inclusion, is now available to read online in traditional and easy […]

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‘I feel sad that I’ve missed out’: Why Huntsville’s Community Golf at Deerhurst matters

Margo Cybulski is eager to hit the links – but she and her fellow Community Golf members in Huntsville will have to wait. “I like the fresh air and exercise,” says Margo. “And hitting the ball. It’s a good way to get rid of stress.” She misses her friends, too. Community Golf, created and led […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Community Living Huntsville hosts ‘Artists for Inclusion’ online art auction in June 2021

NORTH MUSKOKA – Get ready to raise your virtual auction paddles for inclusion in June. Community Living Huntsville hosts Artists for Inclusion, an online auction of more than 50 fine art pieces contributed by renowned artists, craftspeople and donors, from June 14 to 30, 2021. Funds raised will help sustain Community Living Huntsville’s Pathways Program […]

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VIDEO Thank you, Huntsville, for Shining a Light on Community Living in 2021

Jennifer Jerrett, community engagement specialist for Community Living Huntsville, shares a huge ‘thank you’ for the Downtown Huntsvill BIA, Huntsville Festival of the Arts, Town of Huntsville and project partner Rolston Home Building Centre for helping to Shine a Light on Community Living for Community Living Month’s Blue and Green Day on May 6, 2021. […]

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Make Your Voice Heard on Inclusive Classrooms

The Ontario College of Teachers is engaging in a provincial review of the provincial Teacher Education Inclusive Classroom course guide. The College would like to invite community members to participate in the initial phase of this review. Anyone can participate by completing the online survey, which will be open until May 16. Take the survey.

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Call for Participants: Thriving with Intellectual Disability Study

York University researchers Annie Mills, who is a PhD student of clinical-developmental psychology with the Faculty of Health in the Department of Psychology, and Dr. Jonathan Weiss, her supervisor, are conducting an online study exploring what “thriving” means for teens, ages 12 to 18 with an intellectual disability, and their parents. The study involves sharing […]

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North Muskoka shows its colours for Blue and Green Day 2021

That’s a lot of community spirit! We  invited community members in North Muskoka to help celebrate Community Living Month 2021 by sending us selfies for Blue and Green Day on May 6. The campaign encourages people to wear Community Living’s signature colours to show support for a diverse and inclusive community that listens to and […]

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Community Living launches new “Still in This Together” T-shirts!

Community Living Huntsville celebrates Community Living Month 2021 with the launch of our new “Still in This Together” T-shirts! Wear your community spirit on your sleeve, as a difficult year inspires perseverance and hope: “We may be in different boats, but paddling the same direction.” The cotton T-shirts are $20 each and are available in […]

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Notice of Proposed Settlement In CPRI Class Action

Please be aware there is a proposed settlement in the CPRI Class Action: “To all persons who were admitted to CPRI during the period from September 1, 1963, until July 1, 2011, exclusive of any time for which an individual was an inpatient and resided in the Glenhurst or Pratten 1 units, and who were […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: North Muskoka ‘shines a light’ on Community Living Huntsville in May

April 30, 2021 NORTH MUSKOKA ­– It’s time to Shine a Light on Community Living Huntsville. May is Community Living Month, an annual awareness campaign that recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of the community living movement in supporting and advocating for people with a developmental disability to live the lives they choose in their community. […]

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