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The Ottawa Mission Releases 2017-2018 Impact Report

On National Housing Day, Governments Must Do Better to Support Ottawa’s Homeless Population The Ottawa Mission Releases 2017-2018 Impact Report Will there come a time when programs have to be cut? OTTAWA, ON – Despite continuing to meet the complex needs of increasing numbers of those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in […]

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“Winter is Coming”

Already at Overcapacity, The Ottawa Mission Fears the Approaching Cold Weather Shelter Urges Municipal Candidates to Commit to Funding Increases for Services to Those Who Are Homeless Ottawa, ON – As the colder weather approaches and the need for emergency shelter for those who are homeless becomes even greater, The Ottawa Mission is urging all […]

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Food Services Training Programs Grads

Food Services Training Program Students Positions Graduates for Success

Ottawa, ON – On June 21, 14 graduates of The Ottawa Mission’s Food Services Training Program (FSTP) received their diplomas. This program, which runs for five-months and includes both academic and practical components, provides students with the necessary skills to work in a commercial kitchen. Chef Ric Allen-Watson leads the Program, which has been in […]

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TACKLING HOMELESSNESS

On April 27,2018  a letter to the editor of the Globe and Mail by our Executive Director Peter Tilley was published in response to an article within that newspaper, which appears below. Ontario’s Cities Need A New Approach To Homelessness (April 25): Janet Mason writes that “Simply building more traditional shelter beds in response to […]

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Ottawa Mission Serves Hope to Those in Need

MEDIA RELEASE April 3, 2018 Ottawa, ON – On Easter Monday, April 2, The Ottawa Mission served new beginnings of hope and life to our clients and the members of the community at large with few options for a nutritious and shared meal. “Each day, The Ottawa Mission serves over 1300 meals to our clients […]

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