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.

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Workshops & Professional Development

CLEO Connect
On May 25th, CLEO Connect and 211 Ontario will show us What makes a good referral?: how 211 operators build trust, identify needs, then deliver useful information and referrals to people who contact them with problems with a legal aspect.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa will host an upcoming workshop on Connecting with your Teens.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Reach Canada
Reach Canada, in partnership with Connecting Ottawa, will host Upcoming Educational Sessions on Housing for Front-Line Workers, including Tips for supporting a client who has an LTB hearing on May 19th.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab
The Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab has shared a posting on Lessons from an Urban Centre: What it Would Take to Shift Towards Prevention of Youth Homelessness.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
On June 8th, ABLE2 will host a free in-person Yoga in the Park with Sabrina event.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
The Door Youth Centre
The Door Youth Centre has shared their May Calendar of Activities and Workshops.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
On May 26th, CharityVillage will host a webinar on Understanding and Protecting Against Cyber Risk
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Hire Immigrants Ottawa / Embauche immigrants Ottawa
Hire Immigrants Ottawa will host Fostering a Workplace Culture of Inclusion and Belonging, a new workshop series for employers that invites participants to explore what it means to achieve and contribute to a sense of belonging in the workplace.  
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC)
The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) is offering various workshops in May regarding employment opportunities. To register and learn more click here.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Volunteer Ottawa
Volunteer Ottawa will host upcoming virtual workshops in May and June.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre / Centre des ressources de l’Est d’Ottawa
The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre will host its bimonthly legal clinic.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa will host Smart Aging Workshops.
• Posted: May 17, 2022
Learn more about ABLE2's “Disassembling Disability with Holly Devine” virtual webinar on May 11th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Métis Nation of Ontario
On May 19th, Métis Nation of Ontario will host a virtual Summer Safety Virtual Presentation.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Reach Canada
In May and June, Reach Canada will host the Reach 2022 Hoarding Conference: Increasing Awareness, Legal Challenges and Community Collaboration
• Posted: May 9, 2022
City for All Women Initiative / Initiative : une ville pour toutes les femmes
The City for All Women Initiative will hold a three-day workshop about the upcoming Provincial Elections.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
On May 19th, CharityVillage will host a webinar on Demystifying Insurance: What Nonprofits Need to Know to Protect their Operations.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
CLEO Connect
CLEO Connect will host webinars on Virtual LTB Hearings (recording now available) and Understanding the Eviction Process on May 12th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services and :ITO2.0 Employment Services have shared their May 2022 Event Calendar.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
St. Lawrence College – Ottawa
St. Lawrence College – Ottawa has shared its May calendar of online workshops.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton
The Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton will host their second season of Trowel Talk, weekly lunchtime gardening talks via Zoom.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
City of Ottawa / Ville d’Ottawa
On May 3rd and 10th, the Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department of the City of Ottawa will offer the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Centre de santé communautaire Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
The Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) is now recruiting for the Internationally Trained Professionals Program, for newcomers to Ottawa who have arrived in the last 10 years.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
CharityVillage has shared a new episode of the CharityVillage Connects podcast on Is the Canadian nonprofit sector ready to embrace alternative forms of revenue?
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice has a new letter-writing tool to help people complain to a business about a product or service they bought.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services
Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services will host workshops in May, including Ontario Works discussing Earning Income While Receiving OW Benefits on May 25th.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
On May 12th, CharityVillage will host the webinar Culture By Design: How to be Intentional About Living Values at Work
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre's Employment Services has shared its May Calendar of Workshops.
• Posted: May 2, 2022


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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.

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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
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