Tim Hortons Smile Cookies Raise $89,614 for Community Living Mississauga

  The fact that Mississauga residents have a sweet tooth was very good news for Community Living Mississauga. During this year’s Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign, nearly 90,000 of the happy-faced treats were sold in Mississauga restaurants…with all proceeds supporting our organization. Local Tim Hortons owners presented Community Living Mississauga with a cheque for $89, 614 […]

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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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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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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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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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Community Living Mississauga Advocating at the Provincial Level

It has been a year of challenges and opportunities for the Developmental Services Sector in Ontario. We have been challenged to provide more programs and supports without additional funding. But we have also been given the opportunity to express our concerns through two provincial-level reports. The first report was prepared by the Office of the […]

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Huronia Regional Centre Class Action Suit Settled for $35 Million

Community Living Mississauga would like to congratulate the individuals who formerly resided at the Huronia Regional Centre, pursued justice and secured a settlement with government for the harm done to them during the years they lived at the facility. Our organization, along with similar associations across the province, have advocated for the government to recognize […]

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