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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 28/10/16

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ALTERNATIVES FOR WOMEN invites you to an open house/luncheon at their office in Picton on November 9th, noon-2pm. Please CLICK HERE for details.

COMMUNITY ADVOCACY & LEGAL CENTRE’s Fall 2016 newsletter, BAFFLEGAB:

Read about Increasing Free Legal Help in Eastern Ontario, the new Canada Child Benefit, Changes to accessing drug cards for those on social assistance, our expanded consumer law services, our Special Forum November 17 on Health and Justice and much more!

Click http://www.communitylegalcentre.ca/news/2016/CALC-Volume-25-Number-2-Oct-2016.pdf to view or download your copy from our website.  (If the link is not active, please copy and paste the link directly into your browser.)

Copies of previous editions of our newsletter can be found at http://www.communitylegalcentre.ca/news/newsletter.htm.

EARLY YEARS RESOURCES:  Please CLICK HERE for a summary of Ministry of Education Early Years resources and website links.

EAST CENTRAL ONTARIO TRAINING BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT:  “On behalf of the Board of Directors of the East Central Ontario Training Board (ECOTB), we would like to welcome Brad Labadie to our Board and to the community” comments Francis Cadeau, Co-Chair.

Ann McIntosh retired as the Executive Director in September. The Board conducted a recruitment and selection process and are pleased to appoint Brad Labadie as the new Executive Director.

If you would like more information about the East Central Ontario Training Board, its mandate and the initiatives the Board is currently involved with, please contact Brad Labadie, Executive Director, at 613-969-0720 or brad@focusontraining.com.

EDUCATION FORUM:  The Poverty Roundtable HPE recognizes human potential. Join us on November 8th as we seek to create a community in which everyone experiences a standard of living which is sufficient for their physical, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being without compromise of dignity and self-respect.  Featuring Pat Capponni, a member of the Order of Canada 2015, Pat is a Canadian author and an advocate for mental health issues and poverty issues in Canada. Pat is also founder of Voices From the Street, involving those with lived experience of poverty as leaders in the public education process.  Please CLICK HERE for details and to register.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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