Update Friday Newsletter: July 12, 2024

In this week’s edition of Update Friday, announcing this year’s Anne Stafford ‘Light Up the Future’ Bursary recipients, get your tickets to our 2024 AGM & Conference, and more. Read the full edition: bit.ly/UF-Jul-12-2024 Sign up to our newsletter: bit.ly/3iTcwDX

Board of Directors: Call for Applications

The Nomination Committee of Community Living Ontario (CLO) is currently seeking applications for election to the Board of Directors. This is an opportunity for people who support the goals of CLO to get involved, have a voice at the provincial level and contribute to the direction and success of CLO. The election of the Board will take place at the … Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Ontario Trailblazer for Disability Rights Invited to United Nations

Nicole Flynn part of Canadian Government Delegation at Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON, May 23, 2024 — Well-known human rights advocate, entrepreneur, and athlete Nicole Flynn, will travel to the United Nations in New York on June 11-13, 2024, as a member of Canada’s official delegation for a Convention on the Rights … Read More

Recapping Community Living Ontario’s 2024 Day at the Legislature

Photo by Louis Thomas On May 8th, Community Living Ontario (CLO) returned to Queen’s Park for our annual Day at the Legislature event. This event presented an opportunity for self-advocates, family members, agencies, and other supporters to increase our visibility and meet with policymakers in the spirit of connection and collaboration.  We would like to sincerely thank the Honourable Michael … Read More

#5ToSurvive Media Coverage

CLO and its members have been working tirelessly to spread our #5ToSurvive message through the media. Check out all of the news articles, radio interviews, TV segments, and more that we’ve compiled.

PRESS RELEASE: Grant Program Empowers Families Across Ontario

Community Living Ontario Family Grant Application Now Open FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON, May 28, 2024 — After implementing a successful inaugural family engagement grant initiative in 2023, Community Living Ontario (CLO) is pleased to announce that the grant program is being offered again this year with a deadline of Wednesday, June 5, 2024.  Aimed at supporting and encouraging family … Read More

What Do We Mean By ‘Authentic Inclusion’?

Happy Community Living Month! As we begin a month of celebrating authentic inclusion, read a message from our CEO, Chris Beesley, on what the term means to us here at Community Living Ontario.

From Participant to President: Michael’s Journey with Community Living Ontario

Throughout its 70-year history, Community Living Ontario has provided opportunities for people who have an intellectual disability to explore their interests, build their skills and confidence, and give back to their communities. Your thoughtful and generous support allows us to continue the fight for inclusion and for incredible people like Michael Jacques to choose their own paths to meaningful lives. Read Michael’s … Read More

Update Friday Newsletter: July 5, 2024

In this week’s edition of Update Friday, advocates rally to improve federal benefit, nominate someone for an Inspiring Possibilities Award, and more. Read the full edition: bit.ly/UF-Jul-5-2024 Sign up to our newsletter: bit.ly/3iTcwDX