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Alcohol Gaming & Commission Fees reduces Break Open Ticket revenues for Charities

Date: June 6, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

HERE ARE THE FACTS Hospital foundations and volunteer auxiliaries, provincial health organizations, special needs services, mental health charities, seniors’ groups, services for children and families, youth sports organizations, service clubs, volunteer firefighters, newcomer organizations and many others depend on the funds raised from Break Open Tickets to provide services in our Ontario communities. Each year, these organizations raise a total of almost $17 million in net revenues. ...

More Health Care Issues to Consider Before June 7 Election

Date: June 5, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

Concerned Friends is a non profit organization and a registered charity dedicated to reforming the loing-term care system and improvement of residents' quality of life. It is an organization which is 100% volunteer based. They are sharing with us their views on where improvements in the LTC system can be made and where the short comings negatively impact on residents who make LTC their final home. Click here to read their June 2018 newsletter and issues which you can discuss with all...

Carewatch Summarizes Political Party Issues

Date: June 5, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

ELECTION ISSUES FOR SENIOR CITIZENSOntario's provincial election on Thursday June 7, 2018 is just a week away. This election is an important opportunity to influence policies that affect senior citizens right across the province. Care Watch's focus in this election is accessible home care and community support services. The level of commitment to home care and community support services varies widely from party to party. Please consider what the different parties are prepared to do, or...

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