1. October 10, 2013

    Those of you who joined us at our 2013 Learning Symposium in Ottawa will no doubt remember the impressive performance by Ottawa’s 2013 Youth Poetry SLAM Team, which was one of the highlights of our opening plenary.

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  2. October 3, 2013

    The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is investing an additional $3 million in Ontario's Student Nutrition Program. The investment, which is part of the Healthy Kids Strategy, will create more than 200 new breakfast and morning meal programs for approximately 33,000 kids in higher-needs communities, including First Nations communities.

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  3. September 26, 2013

    As you know, since our 2012 Learning Symposium in Mississauga, we’ve been committed to embracing all things technology. And since we last saw our members and delegates in Ottawa, we’ve really amplified our presence on social media.

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  4. September 19, 2013

    In today’s issue it is my pleasure to draw your attention to a number of interesting items. One is an opportunity for OMSSA delegates to share your input into OMSSA’s response to the Ontario government’s current consultations on poverty reduction – details are below.

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  5. September 12, 2013

    Welcome to our new edition of the E.D. Letter. We are back on our regular weekly schedule now that the summer is over and hope that you enjoy it each and every week.

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  6. September 6, 2013

    Welcome to the first edition of OMSSA’s E.D. Letter in September. In many ways this week is like the beginning of a new year for all of us, with Labour Day behind us, the regular cycle of municipal council proceedings starting up and the Provincial Legislature sitting again as of Monday (September 9.)

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  7. August 9, 2013

    Provincial By-elections Held in Five Ontario Ridings

    By-elections were held on August 1, 2013 to fill seats in the Provincial Parliament left vacant by the resignations of Liberal MPPs in the ridings of Etobicoke-Lakeshore, London West, Ottawa South, Scarborough-Guildwood and Windsor-Tecumseh.

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  8. July 26, 2013

    Premiers to Discuss Jobs, Affordable and Social Housing, at Council of the Federation Meeting

    Provincial and territorial Premiers will meet in Niagara-on-the-Lake from July 24-26, 2013 for the Council of the Federation summer meeting.

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  9. July 12, 2013

    As you know, OMSSA will be publishing its ED Letter every two weeks over the summer months. And, while we have moved into the middle of summer and vacation time, work at OMSSA certainly has not taken on the pace of the lazy hazy days of summer.

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  10. June 28, 2013

    Welcome to another edition of our E.D. Letter – full today of some exciting updates!

    The first is that our new website is up and running.  During our AGM last week in Ottawa I was able to preview a few pages to delegates present.  Now we have even more pages ready and information on the site, including most of the presentations and some of the videos from the Learning Symposium.  Below you can read a bit more on the conference under OMSSA highlights.

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