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Pre-Order Your ‘Inclusion is Elemental’ T-Shirts

The newest Community Living Huntsville T-shirt, which reads “Inclusion Is Elemental” using periodic table symbols, is now available to pre-order. Shirts are cotton. Cost is $25 each. Women’s sizes, available in S-2XL, are semi-fitted with cap sleeves. Men’s sizes, available in S-5XL, are classic fit. Curbside pickup is anticipated in late October. Funds raised will […]

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How you can help Community Living Huntsville get new wheels to ‘Rev Up Independence’

Jennifer Jerrett, community engagement specialist for Community Living Huntsville, says an oversized and finicky wheelchair-accessible van, while vital for people supported by the not-for-profit organization, needs to be replaced with a more reliable, and more discreet, vehicle. Photo by Community Living Huntsville.   A vital but problematic van has nearly reached the end of its […]

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Artists for Inclusion raises $6K for Community Living Huntsville’s Pathways program

NORTH MUSKOKA – As an online art auction closed for bids, it opened doors for inclusion in North Muskoka. Jennifer Jerrett, community engagement specialist for Community Living Huntsville, called the not-for-profit organization’s first Artists for Inclusion auction “a huge success.” The virtual event raised roughly $6,000 for the organization’s innovative Pathways program in June 2021. […]

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Community Living Huntsville partners with Fleming College for employment service

NORTH MUSKOKA – Community Living Huntsville has a new service to offer after being named one of the Fleming College Muskoka-Kawarthas Service System Manager (SSM) Employment Service Providers for North Muskoka, as part of provincial efforts to streamline employment services in Ontario. “Community Living Huntsville promotes inclusion and diversity throughout our community, and we have […]

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Have Your Say on Canada’s Disability Inclusion Action Plan

The Government of Canada wants to hear from you on how to improve the lives of Canadians with disabilities. Your input will help shape the government’s future Disability Inclusion Action Plan. The plan, according to the federal government, will focus on: reducing poverty among Canadians with disabilities getting more persons with disabilities into good quality […]

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A Night of Inspiration at 2021 RE:Action4Inclusion Gala

What an inspirational night! Community Living Ontario, Re:Action4Inclusion and The Beanstalk Project hosted a gala evening online June 10, 2021, to celebrate and honour youth leaders who have made a positive impact in their communities over the last year. It was a fun and meaningful celebration of youth and their inspiring change projects. Joel Hilchey […]

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‘I believe in what Community Living does’: Huntsville’s Marike MacDonald offers 2 paintings for bid in Artists for Inclusion auction

NORTH MUSKOKA – Huntsville artist Marike MacDonald is often inspired by hope – and she has donated some to Community Living Huntsville’s Artists for Inclusion. “Each year I decided to donate to a worthy cause, and I believe in what Community Living does,” says MacDonald, a visual artist who works in acrylic or oil on […]

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‘They can be yours’: Huntsville artist donates 2 inspired watercolours to Artists for Inclusion online auction

Art has always been a passion for Christopher Pierce. “I was thinking of what I wanted to be when I grew up. Every child asks themselves that question,” he says. “I found I was artistic.” Pierce, a visual artist and Huntsville resident, has contributed two pieces, “Stonehenge” and “Lock Ness”, to Community Living Huntsville’s online […]

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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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