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Homelessness is the number one issue of concern as housing access worsens in Ottawa

With bitter temperatures and a colder than normal winter forecast, The Ottawa Mission is urging governments at all levels to work together to address the worsening situation concerning homelessness in Ottawa and nationally. This comes as a new public opinion poll by Nanos Research indicates significant concern about the impact of homelessness both in Ottawa […]

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Federal Election Candidate Responses to Questionnaire on Homelessness

This questionnaire was sent to candidates in ridings in and surrounding Ottawa who had valid email addresses. The chart below summarizes the responses of all candidates that were sent in to The Ottawa Mission. The chart does not advocate voting for any party or candidate. Q1 – Will you/your party invest in building new affordable […]

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The Ottawa Mission Serve Almost 3,000 Meals this Thanksgiving

Ottawa, ON – During The Ottawa Mission’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner, which was held on October 14th, the shelter served 2,948 meals. On any given day, the Ottawa Mission serves over 1450 meals to shelter residents and those in need in the community. During special meals such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, The Mission provides 2,500 […]

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

Ottawa, ON – As we head into the fall, planning is well underway for The Ottawa Mission’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner, which will take place on Monday October 14th, from 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 35 Waller Street, Ottawa. On any given day, the Ottawa Mission serves over 1,450 meals to shelter residents and those […]

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World Hunger Day 2019

May 28, 2019 On World Hunger Day, The Ottawa Mission Is Alarmed by the Increase in Community Hunger Numbers Ottawa, ON – On World Hunger Day, The Ottawa Mission is reporting alarming increases in the need for its community meal program service. In 2017 – 2018, on average, the Mission served 1312 meals per day […]

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