Ottawa Mission Food Truck Experiences Explosive Growth In Response to Worsening Hunger in Ottawa due to Covid19

Ottawa, ON – As Covid19 continues to affect our community, The Ottawa Mission gathered with community partners and supporters to update the community on its new food truck initiative and to express serious concern regarding worsening food insecurity as a major consequence of the pandemic. The food truck project was launched at the beginning of […]

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Help The Ottawa Mission Feed the Hungry this Christmas by Donating Frozen Turkeys

Ottawa, ON – As we head into the holiday session, planning is well underway for The Ottawa Mission’s annual Christmas Dinner, which will take place on Sunday, December 20th. Covid19 protocols to keep shelter guests, community members, employees and volunteers safe while continuing to deliver essential support remain in place at the shelter. Accordingly, the […]

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The Ottawa Mission’s Letter regarding the City of Ottawa Budget 2021

November 2, 2020 Dear Members of City Council Re: City of Ottawa Budget 2021 In 2013, the City of Ottawa adopted its 10-year housing and homelessness plan. Unfortunately, over the life of the Plan, homelessness has worsened in our community, not improved. In 2019, homelessness in Ottawa was epidemic: over 8,000 people were in emergency […]

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La COVID-19 aggrave les problèmes financiers, la maladie mentale et la perception du risque d’itinérance chez les Ottaviens et Ottaviennes, qui appuient en majorité un programme de revenu de base

Ottawa ON – Alors qu’Ottawa s’engage dans la deuxième vague de la pandémie de COVID-19, La Mission d’Ottawa a publié un sondage d’opinion publique réalisé par la firme Nanos Research qui montre l’impact de la pandémie sur les finances, la santé mentale et le risque d’itinérance perçu chez les résidents et résidentes. « L’an dernier, […]

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Covid19 worsens the finances, mental health and perceived risk of homelessness for people in Ottawa, with a majority supporting a Basic Income Program

Public opinion poll and shelter user data illustrate fine line between who is homeless and who is not Ottawa, ON – As Ottawa enters the second wave of the continuing Covid19 pandemic, The Ottawa Mission has released a public opinion poll by Nanos Research which shows the impact of the pandemic on residents’ finances, mental […]

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