Category Archives: Speakers Series Reports

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February 26th Speakers Series Report

Topic – Children, COVID & Beyond: Social Determinants to Education Our guest speakers were Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, University of Ottawa, and Mohamed Ahmed and Shanaz Ali from Success Beyond Limits. Highlights of their presentations included: The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated mental health problems for many individuals including children Canadian children’s hospitals experienced a 60% increase […]

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November 27, 2021 Speakers Series Report

Topic: Tackling the Opioid Crisis in Ontario OC’s second Speakers Series of the 2021-22 year took place on November 27th and the speakers were Amber Fritz, who is with the Réseau ACCESS Network, and Shawn McLaren who is with St. John Ambulance. To request the recording link please click here The opioid crisis is a complex […]

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October 2, 2021 Speakers Series Report

Topic: Protect, Elect and Respect Canadian Women in Politics The session on October 2nd was informative, eye-opening and disturbing. If you missed it, the session was recorded. Please contact Ingrid Sproxton to obtain the recording link and password. October 2nd Plenary Meeting Protect, Elect and Respect Canadian Women in Politics Our October 2nd Speakers Series featured three compelling […]

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February 27, 2021 Speakers Series Report

Topic: Mental Health – From Prevention to Wellness The three speakers on February 27th gave a very powerful, moving and informative presentation. If you missed it, the session was recorded. Please contact Ingrid Sproxton to obtain the recording link and password. February 27th Plenary Meeting Mental Health – From Prevention to Wellness Our February 27th Speakers Series featured […]

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November 21, 2020 Speaker Series Reports

Topic: Women in the COVID Economy The November 21st session was recorded and is available for viewing until December 22nd. Click here to request the recording link and password. November 21st Plenary Meeting – Women in the COVID Economy Our November 21st Speakers Series featured three dynamic and respected speakers: Lorna Marsden, CM OOnt, Paulette Senior, CEO […]

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