This booklet has been prepared to provide general information about the transition process under both the new Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (CNCA) at the federal level and the Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) at the provincial level.
Grassroots ethnocultural groups are a critical factor in increasing inclusion and supporting the successful integration of immigrants, complementing settlement services and supporting families and individuals long after the settlement period, even into the second and third generation of settlement. However, despite a growing demand for their services, these groups have very limited budgets and rely primarily on volunteers.
The Social Planning Council of Ottawa is excited to host the Building Greener Futures Together initiative. We’ve launched a new, more comprehensive employment program for young adults looking to enter the “green” home renovation and retrofit industries.
The crisis caused by lack of access to healthy food for many residents, particularly those who are low income, is a key health priority which is well recognized and documented. In response, the SPC Board established a priority in 2011 to work to develop new programs to directly increase access to healthy food.