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16
Apr

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The Impact Assessment Act in the Senate

Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, is legislation that would have implications for approval processes for large-scale resource development projects, including pipeline construction. Curious about Bill C-69 and how it might affect […]

07
Apr

0

A New Era of Canadian Senior Care

Seniors in Canada are living longer and healthier lives than ever. Learn about OSSCO and other organizations making a difference in the elder health care industry. Link: http://www.personalhealthnews.ca/education-and-advocacy/a-new-era-of-canadian-senior-care/5ebeb6065f64f2346dbb00ab789cf001

07
Apr

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Let seniors, and plenty of other people, share housing

Earlier this year, Ontario MPP Lindsey Park (Durham) received enthusiastic support for her bill from the floor to allow unrelated people to purchase homes together. The story which she shared was of 4 older women in her riding buying a house in order to live in their community of choice. Congratulations to Lindsey for successfully […]

07
Apr

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Innovative Toronto housing program that matches students and seniors needs $90, 000 to continue

At OSSCO’s Symposium: Best Practices on Loneliness and Social Isolation, OSSCO introduced you to Heather Thompson from Halton Region, Ontario’s 1st WHO accredited Home Share Program. We are pleased to continue to inform seniors of other home share programs such as the one recently developed and supported by City of Toronto. Link: https://www.thestar.com/news/city_hall/2019/03/06/innovative-toronto-housing-program-that-matches-students-and-seniors-needs-90000-to-continue.html

07
Apr

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​Building Blocks

​Building Blocks By Nishat Rizvi Born in Delhi, India and brought up in Karachi Pakistan. I moved to Canada in 1991. My dream was to be a doctor but not many options for women in my days in 1960 so became a research scientist. I left my job as I started my family. I wanted […]