Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day is a time for all of us to pause and reflect upon the tremendous sacrifices of our men and women in the military – both past and present – and their vital work to maintain our freedom and keep peace in the world. Here at The Ottawa Mission veterans of all ages have […]

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Reaching Out to the Inuit Community

The Ottawa Mission is fortunate to participate in many community partnerships – all of them aimed at providing the best possible services to people in crisis in our community. One recent addition to our list of partners is Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) – an organization that focuses on providing crisis intervention, counselling, social support and cultural […]

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An Easter Celebration in the Making

Our annual Easter Dinner is just around the corner and there’s a lot of preparation taking place in our kitchen! We expect to serve more than 2,700 holiday meals to people who are homeless or hungry and have nowhere else to go on Easter Monday April 17th. Our hope – and our goal – is […]

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Volunteers helping in so many ways

Dr. Michèle Corriveau feels blessed to work for an organization that encourages community involvement. She is a chiropractor and works at the Byward Chiropractic Clinic, a sister organization to the Glebe Chiropractic Clinic. Both organizations give back to the community in a number of ways. In Michele’s case, her flexible work hours have allowed her […]

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Rene Has a Place to Call Home

Rene spent most of his life as a very self-sufficient man and has done everything from working on oil rigs in the West to spending weeks on a fishing boat in the East. He was always up for an adventure and remembers a carefree youth growing up in Montreal and travelling across the country on […]

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