When Every Minute Counts - Maritime Search & Rescue

Date: December 10, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

WHEN EVERY MINUTE COUNTS: Maritime Search and Rescue  Canada's maritime search and rescue workers save an average of 15 lives every day, they are the best of the best.  Executive SummaryThe Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (the committee) undertook its study on maritime search and rescue (SAR) because gaps had been identified over the past decade regarding coverage, capacity, prevention, and governance. However, it is important to first and foremost acknowledge the great...

CCMW Remembers - National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

Date: December 10, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

On National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the Canadian Council of Muslim Women commemorates the 14 women who were murdered at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal on December 6, 1989. Their names are: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault Anne-Marie Edward Maud Haviernick Barbara Klucznik Widajewicz Maryse Laganière Maryse Leclair Anne-Marie Lemay Sonia Pelletier Michèle Richard Annie St-Arneault Annie Turcotte...

Investor News: National Investor Research Study

Date: December 3, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

Today, the Ontario Securities Commission's Investor Office published a new national research study on investor knowledge, behaviours and attitudes in a variety of fields. This study was published as part of OSC's activities for Financial Literacy Month. This new national research study looks at many investor topics and several emerging trends related to investors, including: retirement prepardness, conversations about aging and finances and cannabis investing.  To read the entire study,...

What General Motors Announcement Means for Older Workers

Date: November 27, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

The news of General Motors (GM) not bringing in new product to the Oshawa plant after December 2019 took Ontarians by surprise. This corporate decision directly affects 2,500 hourly and 300 salaried people, and up to 25,000 people supported by the GM workforce. As a charity with grass roots members including labour groups such as Unifor, we promise to ask our membership base to raise support so these jobs do not leave, but are adapted to market realities. Since starting as Executive Director...

Estate Planning Is For Everyone

Date: November 19, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

Seniors Forum presents ESTATE PLANNING IS FOR EVERYONE Learn how to protect your estate beside your traditional will, by preseving assets, minimizing tax and maximizing wealth, thus ensuring family harmony and peace of mind. You will also be informed of everything involved - legal, tag, investing, insurance, trust and charitable gift planning and different aspects of estate planning and administration.  When? December 7, 2018 at 1:15 PMWhere? ISNA - 2200 South Sheridan Way, Mississauga,...

Ontario Charitable Gaming Association Continues to Push for Break Open Ticket Fairness

Date: October 30, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

Dear OSSCO members and supports:  Ontario Charitable Gaming Association (OCGA) Continues to Push for Break Open Ticket (BOT) Fairness OSSCO is a charity which receives no core funding. We raise monies through our social enterprise activities, grants, donations and the selling of break open tickets (BOT). BOT’s are the only gaming product which is taxed an additional 29% with an “Admin Fee”. OSSCO is asking for your help to send an email or text to your Ontario MPP to ask that the...

Legal Aid Ontario - Organizational Announcement

Date: October 16, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

Legal Aid Ontario provides legal assistance for low-income people living in Ontario. The organization's scope reaches the most vulnerable people in the province with services that provide critical assistance and intersects with every area of the justice system. In order to streamline processes, clarify accountabilities, improve client experience and ensure outside delivery of services, Legal Aid Ontario has undertaken internal planning initiatives and some VP and divisional accountabilities...

Investing in the Cannabis Industry

Date: October 16, 2018 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

As Canada prepares to permit the recreational use of marijuana, the cannabis industry has attracted investors hoping to capitalize on the potential growth and high returns of this emerging sector. The new issue of 'Investors News' from the Ontario Securities Commission shares many resources for learning more about the cannabis industry and things investors should be aware of when investing.  To read more from 'Investors News', please click here. 

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