Community Living Mississauga Receives James Montgomerie Community Award

Community Living Mississauga was presented with 2018 James Montgomerie Community Award during Community Living Ontario’s Annual General Meeting and Conference, held Sept. 12th – 14th. Established in memory of Jim Montgomerie, an educator and past president of Community Living Ontario, the award is based on Jim’s belief that people who have an intellectual disability and […]

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Government Rescinds Planned ODSP Increase

The Council of Community Living Ontario and Community Living Ontario have expressed their disappointment in the government’s announcement that they will reduce the support rates to recipients of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works from 3 per cent to 1.5 per cent come September 1st and October 1st, respectively. In a letter […]

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15th Annual Golf Classic Raisies More Than $102,000

More than 200 golfers battled the courses at Lionhead Golf Course and Conference Centre as well as the heat on August 28th at Community Living Mississauga’s 15th Annual Golf Classic. Presented by Scotiabank and ScotiaMcLeod- The Symons Group, the tournament included many on-course activities, raffles and live auction, raised more than $102,000 in support of […]

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Trillium Grant to Make Base Sites More Accessible

Community Living Mississauga has received a grant for $52,600 over the next 12 months from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to make its base sites more accessible. Currently, support is provided to 180 individuals who attend the base sites on Argentia Road, Matheson Blvd, the Queensway and Watline Road. Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for […]

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Sam Ciccolini Tribute Dinner Raises $255,555

Nearly 750 family, friends and dignitaries came out to honour master philanthropist Sam Ciccolini, at Community Living Mississauga’s 34th annual Tribute Dinner on Thursday, March 22nd at the Mississauga Convention Centre. The evening, which was emceed by Leonard Lombardi, raised $255,555 to support children, teens and youth to attend Community Living Mississauga’s Summer and March […]

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Supports HIRE Program

The Ontario Trillium Foundation has announced it will be supporting individuals who have an intellectual disability to transition from school to work by investing $530,100 over 36 months into Community Living Mississauga’s HIRE (Helping Individuals Reach Employment) program. The HIRE program works with local school boards to provide education to teach staff and support networks […]

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People Who Have an Intellectual Disability will Receive less Support Under Government’s Proposed Wage Bill

Three leading organizations providing supports to 65,000 of Ontarians who have an intellectual disability estimate that the Ontario Government’s Bill 148, the so called Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, will divert an estimated $55 million away from direct service provision for people with developmental disabilities. Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS), Community Living […]

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Ministry of Community and Social Services Enhances Social Assistance Programs

The Ministry of Community and Social Services is making enhancements to the province’s social assistance programs to help people reach their full potential and build fairer, more prosperous communities. Improvements include: Increasing social assistance rates by two per cent for all people receiving social assistance Helping people who live in remote and northern communities — […]

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