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.

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MAX Ottawa
MAX Ottawa is proud to announce that they are taking applications for their next round of Micro-grants community MAXimizer projects. This program offers community leaders and individuals the opportunity to maximize guys health and wellness. All projects and program applications must be submitted by August 31
• Posted: July 28, 2021
MAX Ottawa
GET FUNDED! with MAX Ottawa’s Community Maximizer Program! Join and learn more about this Microgrant Program during our next MAXimizer Showcase! Event will happen on August 4th, 5:30 PM EST. To apply, contact 613.701.6555, ext. 104613.701.6555, ext. 104
• Posted: July 28, 2021
Ontario Nonprofit Network
Ontario Nonprofit Network has shared the results of their sector-wide survey with l’Assemblée de la Francophonie de l’Ontario (l’AFO) to gather data needed to help the sector build back from COVID-19. Nearly 3,000 nonprofits all around the province responded to the survey.
• Posted: July 28, 2021
On September 11th, ABLE2 will host a 0.9 km walk in downtown Ottawa in support of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The 4th edition of this event coincides with International FASD Awareness Day that is observed all over the world on September 9th (the 9th day of the 9th month) to represent 9 months of pregnancy.
• Posted: July 21, 2021
Somerset West Community Health Centre
The Somerset West Community Health Centre has shared its latest What's Happening newsletter.
• Posted: July 21, 2021
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County is hosting its fourth annual Give65 Event
• Posted: July 21, 2021
Homeless Hub
Homeless Hub has just published its Newsletter, including a webinar on Supporting Young People in the Community: The Host Homes Model of Housing and Support, Learning On the Job: More Important Than Ever, Are Canadian Communities Responding to Women and Girls’ Homelessness?, “Sick of Waiting” A Report on Nunavut’s Housing Crisis by Mumilaaq Qaqqaq MP for Nunavut, a Call for Abstracts: Fourth International Housing First Conference and Reforming the Engagement of Schools With Unaccompanied Homeless Children.
• Posted: July 14, 2021
The Kidney Foundation
The Kidney Foundation will present The Incredible Kidney Quest – a new family-friendly adventure brought to you virtually, a socially-distanced event, testing you and your team with trivia that takes you around your local community to complete a variety of photo and video missions. The event utilizes the GooseChase app. The Incredible Kidney Quest will be available from July 10th until July 25th.  You can Register online, and the access code and game code will be shared with registrants on the morning of July 10th.
• Posted: July 7, 2021
The Kidney Foundation
Kidney Walks 2021 will be returning as a virtual event this year. Join on September 26th as we come together and step up with strength, hope and courage in support of our loved ones affected by kidney disease. This year, participants will chart their own path and walk in their own neighbourhood. While we walk different paths, we are united in spirit and join as one community dedicated to improving the lives of our loved ones living with kidney disease.
• Posted: July 7, 2021
Nepean, Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre
The Nepean, Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC) can now also offer help for the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) application support in Arabic.
• Posted: July 7, 2021
NROCRC will host their Shine a Light on Our Community Online Gala - Save the Date for October 23rd. Please contact Ella Matheson @ / 613 596 5626 x 245 for more details.
• Posted: July 7, 2021
NROCRC’s annual Tools 4 School Program registration is open from June 28th – August 3rd. Registration is online this year! Visit the website for more information. Families without internet access can register by calling 613-596-5626 ext. 304.
• Posted: July 7, 2021


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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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