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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Families of Sisters in Spirit/Minwaashin Lodge/Ontario Native Women’s Association
The Families of Sisters in Spirit, Minwaashin Lodge and the Ontario Native Women's Association are organizing a family clothing giveaway on Wednesday, September 29th from 5 PM to 8 PM on St Margaret's parking lot (accross from the Ottawa Inn).
• Posted: September 21, 2021
Minwaashin Lodge
The Minwaashin Lodge is hosting a Orange t-shirt painting event in honor of Every Child Matters day on Saturday September 25th at the HUB (Marier & Montréal Road) from 9 AM to noon. Supplies, water and snacks are provided.
• Posted: September 21, 2021
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO)
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa is holding their virtual Annual General Meeting which will be held on Tuesday, October 26th 2021 at 6 PM.
• Posted: September 21, 2021
Reach Canada
Reach Canada is organizing their 40th Anniversary Online Auction this year. Bidding opens September 16th and ends September 30th. Limited tickets are also available for Reach’s in-person 40th Anniversary cocktail event on September 30 th. Donate or get your tickets here!
• Posted: September 21, 2021
Community Legal Services of Ottawa
Élaine Simon of Community Legal Services of Ottawa will be giving an information session on September 15, 2021 (English) and September 17, 2021 (French) 10:30 a.m on IRCC’s new programs for Afghans in collaboration with the Newcomer Information Centre at the Y. The presentation will provide a summary of IRCC’s special programs for Afghans (based on IRCC’s newsletters and program delivery updates) including Afghans who supported Canada’s mission, humanitarian resettlement program for refugees who have fled Afghanistan and prioritizing family reunification for Afghans in Canada. More informations are available here.
• Posted: September 9, 2021
CLEO – On The Radar
CLEO just published their Greater powers for the Landlord and Tenant Board could have major effect on tenants newsletter. To learn about the changes to the new rules for the tenants and landlords click here.
• Posted: September 9, 2021
Social Planning Council of Ottawa
Final Match & Celebration. This project is a youth -led soccer league that aims at promoting mental health wellness and active lifestyle to racialized youth in Ottawa. Around 12 teams with a total of 250 participants participated every weekend for soccer matches against each other. Finals will be played on Sept 11. Many thanks to SPCO, Bell Let’s talk, Peter Gilgan & Ottawa Community Foundation
• Posted: September 9, 2021
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
On September 18th, the Council on Aging of Ottawa will host a fundraising event called The Grand Parade 2021 - Ottawa Rideau.
• Posted: September 9, 2021
ABLE2 will host its FASD Awareness Walk on September 11th.
• Posted: September 1, 2021
People, Words & Change
People, Words & Change has been chosen by the City of Ottawa Community Lighting Program to have its colours (green and white) light up the O-T-T-A-W-A sign in the Byward Market from September 8th-10th in honour of International Literacy Day on September 8th. Click here for details.
• Posted: September 1, 2021
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness shared an exploratory study on The Future of Men’s Supportive Housing in York Region
• Posted: September 1, 2021
Nepean Housing Corporation
Nepean Housing Corporation, a non-profit housing provider located in Barrhaven, has a board table and eight chairs available to any other non-profit organization. The table measures 4’ X 10’ . Contact or 613-823-8452 ext. 116.
• Posted: September 1, 2021
Information and Communications Technology Council
The Information and Communications Technology Council just shared their 2020-2021 Annual Report.
• Posted: September 1, 2021
United Way East Ontario / Centraide Est de l’Ontario
United Way East Ontario has shared their Latest Newsletter
• Posted: September 1, 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: September 1, 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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