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Gordon’s project at the SSLC

Gordon is a young man who has struggled with depression and mental illness most of his life.  For the past few years, he has travelled back and forth from his home on the west coast to Ottawa trying to find his place in life.    The time he has spent at The Ottawa Mission has finally […]

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How one man discovered the art of ascending from depression

By Kelly Egan, The Ottawa Citizen January 18, 2013 Article Summary How one man discovered the art of ascending from depression By Kelly Egan, The Ottawa Citizen January 18, 2013 Richard Cole tries to illustrate life with untreated depression, one man’s descent to bedrock. “I once spent an entire week,” he says, pausing as though […]

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Farewell to Diane Morrison, long-time Executive Director

On Friday, January 11, Ottawa Mission staff, residents and volunteers wished a fond farewell to long-time Executive Director, Diane Morrison.  Diane started out as a volunteer here at The Ottawa Mission 23 years ago, while still working as an elementary school teacher.  Within three years she had become Executive Director of the organization, and under […]

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Mission Chief to Retire

By Adrienne Ascah, QMI Agency January 09, 2013

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Mission bids farewell to woman who ‘knew they could do better’

By Kelly Egan, Ottawa Citizen January 08, 2013

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