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February 2021 / Toronto
It is with a heavy heart that we entered this month, with the news that OCASI’s long-term accountant Sylvia Draper-Fernandez had transitioned.
A stalwart in Toronto’s non-profit sector, Sylvia, the owner and principal of Progressive Accounting (PAS) Services was the Council’s accountant since its inception almost forty-three years ago.
OCASI Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccination held on May 13, 2021.
- Meb Rashid MD, Medical Director, The Crossroads Clinic at Women's College Hospital and Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
- Isaac I. Bogoch, MD, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Hosted by Debbie Douglas, Executive Director OCASI.
Information presented was current as of May 13, 2021.
COVID-19 Recovery and Reconstruction
Proposals and recommendations from OCASI and other civil society organizations:
Reconstruction and Reset: A Plan for Canada
By Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change. September 2020
January 2021 / Toronto
Mitho Makosi Kesikansi, Bonne année, Happy New Year, Heri ya Mwaka Mpya- regardless the language, the message is the same, best wishes/hopes/joy and happiness for the coming new year.
It is 2021 and a world of possibilities are opened before us as we continue to evolve our responses to the health pandemic and the social and economic inequities it has surfaced including the centuries old anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racisms; pandemics in their own right.