Community Information Bulletin

This is a weekly community driven, community based communication mechanism that provides an opportunity for community agencies in Ottawa and Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario to share information and celebrate successes.

The Community Information Bulletin is distributed through email and this online Community Information Bulletin page.

Check the criteria we use for inclusion in the Bulletin.

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General Information

Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice now has new information to help tenants understand their rights and responsibilities when they make decorative changes to their homes.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
McMaster University
Watetu wa Gichuki from McMaster University has shared a text on Connecting the Shadow Pandemic of Violence Against Women and Homelessness.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared their November 16th Communiqué.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Hintonburg Community Association
On November 26th, the Hintonburg Community Association will host its Hintonburg Artisan Craft Fair.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Charity Village
Charity Village has shared a new publication: Cybersecurity Challenges: A Risk Management Guide For Nonprofit Organizations And Their Boards 
• Posted: November 23, 2022
The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre
On December 3rd, the Good Companions Seniors’ Centre will host a special event: the Christmas Bazaar and Craft Studio Sale.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Nepean Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre
On November 29th, Giving Tuesday,- NROCRC (Nepean Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre) invites you to spend $20 to sponsor a week's worth of fresh produce for a household struggling with food insecurity.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared an Information Sheet on a new benefit, the new "Catch Up Payment" benefit to help pay for student learning supports to help fill gaps that may have emerged because of COVID 19
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Second Harvest
Second Harvest have shared their 2022 Annual Report.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice now has information about people who are not Canadian citizens and who have committed a crime.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
CLEO Connect
CLEO Connect has just shared its On the Radar Newsletter, including information on Changes to benefits aimed at rising cost of living and the Minimum wage increase.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Muséoparc Vanier / Vanier Museopark
The Vanier Museopark has just published its November Infoletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Ottawa Restorative Justice Network
The Ottawa Restorative Justice Network has shared its October ORJN Newsletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation
The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) has shared the Ontario Renters Guide, which provides renters in Ontario with key information about the three stages of their tenancy: starting, maintaining, and ending their tenancy, and also includes a list of the top ten tips that all renters in Ontario should know.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa offers Rainbow Families Art & Play Group for 2SLGBTQI+ families and families with gender diverse children ages 0-6. First Saturday of every month.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Ontario Legal Information Centre / Centre d’information juridique de l’Ontario
The Ontario Legal Information Centre has shared their November 2022 Newsletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Organisme de soutien aux aidants naturels de l’Ontario / Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization has shared its October Newsletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa have shared their November 1st Communique.
• Posted: November 9, 2022


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Posting Criteria

The Community Information Bulletin is distributed by Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario (CNEO) in two formats, an email Sendout and an online Community Information Bulletin page.

The E-mail sendout Service reaches over 2,400 individuals working in the non-profit sector in the City of Ottawa and a small number of for-profit organizations that offer free or specialized services.The e-mail sendout is a compilation of the week’s new postings. It is sent out Wednesdays when the bulletin board is updated. The online Community Information Bulletin page is located on our website. It features all the postings of the last month
Before submitting a posting, please be sure to read the following information.

Inclusion and exclusion criteria for posting:

Postings must be of local interest and be of community awareness
Postings will be divided according to the following categories:

  • News
  • Employment and Volunteering
  • Workshops and Professional Development
  • Support Groups
  • Health Information
  • General Information

Inclusion in the e-Mail Broadcasting Service or on the Bulletin Board does not imply endorsement by CNEO.
CNEO reserves the right to exclude a posting
Postings which are not acceptable include:

  • Partisan and political postings
  • Advertisement for the sale of goods or merchandise – including the services offered by an individual
  • Promotions of a faith
  • Material that is intended to slander a group or person or that promotes hatred or discrimination

This service is free, until further notice, for non-profit agencies serving the city of Ottawa with condition that the service offered is free, subsidized or for a minimal fee
Fees may apply to other posting requests
For-profit organizations may post for a fee. Please call 613-683-5400 x 5514
To post we will require:

The requested posting in a PDF (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc) document, or a link towards a web page, formatted to be readable and understandable. Formatting is not provided by CNEO. The approved postings will appear as received
** NOTE : We changed the posting criteria for our Employment and Volunteering section.
Requests to the Employment and Volunteering section must now be provided with a direct link [URL] to your website where this information is posted – ex.: a Careers Page. Simply send your email request with the following information, i.e. Counsellor, Community Information Centre
We no longer accept/post .pdf or .doc under this section as of August 2015
If you are sending a posting request that is not from the organization you work for, please indicate in the body of the email which organization it is from
The document should contain a contact name, title, organization name, telephone number and/or email address
We encourage postings be made available in English and in French but it is not required. Translation is not provided
Information received up to Friday at 12 noon will be distributed and posted on the following Wednesday
The bulletin is not updated on statutory holidays
Documents can be posted for 30 days, until the event date has passed or until requested to be removed by the organization in question
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