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Christian Horizons Dedication

October 1, 2019

We had a great turnout at our Waterloo office dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Ontario Brain Institute Gives 1 Million Donation

May 8, 2019

The OBI-GEEK program has allocated $1 million to support community-led programs for people living with brain disorders, including Christian Horizons.

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Opening of New Group Home Celebrated in Regina

March 28, 2019

Social Services Minister Paul Merriman joined community members, dignitaries and group home residents in Regina to celebrate the grand opening of a new Christian Horizons group home.

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News Releases

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Reaching Ottawa’s Marginalized

April 6, 2018

Sold-out conference helps churches reach Ottawa’s marginalized – “These people have so much to offer.”

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Growing Hope in the Middle of Preston

May 29, 2017

Christian Horizons Direct Support Professional starts urban farm.

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Ryan’s Rays Event an Incredible Success

May 23, 2017

$50,000 raised to support inclusive education in Asella, Ethiopia.

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News Archives

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Overlooking the Contribution of Faith

June 29, 2017

The prevalent Canadian story is one in which faith is relegated to the margins.

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Reaching a 20-Year Milestone

April 24, 2017

Frank celebrated 20 years of volunteering at the KW Humane Society.

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Celebrating Achievements on Women's Day

March 21, 2017

Christian Horizons Program Managers inspired by guest speakers, workshops.

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

February 21, 2017

When Canada ratified the Convention in 2010, it made a commitment to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights by people with disabilities.

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Ontario Supporting Rebuild of Branchton Residence

February 8, 2017

Ontario is investing in the rebuild of a Christian Horizons residence for adults with developmental disabilities in the Cambridge area.

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Helping People Through Christian Horizons

December 5, 2016

CEO of Christian Horizons Janet Noel-Annable speaks to being inclusive towards people with disabilities.

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ABLE Theatre Brings Christmas Show to Orillia

November 29, 2016

ABLE Theatre will present a Christmas show at The Orillia Opera House, which includes some individuals supported by Christian Horizons.

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The Ongoing History of Christian Horizons now available!

September 19, 2016

The widely-anticipated book chronicling the history of Christian Horizons is printed and ready to grace your coffee table.

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Employee Inducted Into Chatham Sports Hall of Fame

September 16, 2016

Juli Elders, a current employee at Christian Horizons, has been recognized for her athletic achievements in Canada and internationally.

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Province Settles Institution Lawsuit

September 9, 2016

The province of Ontario has settled a lawsuit that involved people that used to live at 12 former institutions during certain dates. This is a similar lawsuit to the ones in 2014 involving Huronia Regional Centre, Southwestern Regional Centre and Rideau Regional Centre.

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Report Gives Hope to People with Developmental Disabilities

August 31, 2016

I would like to congratulate the Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé on the thoroughness of his report on developmental services in Ontario.

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Annual Report to be Highlighted at Community Meetings

August 16, 2016

Our district Executive Directors are hosting a meeting in communities across Canada. These meetings will highlight local partnerships, employees, stakeholders, as well as the broader vision of Christian Horizons.

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Participants Needed for MCSS Focus Groups

June 22, 2016

The Ministry of Community and Social Services is holding focus groups with individuals and families that take part in ministry-funded services and supports.

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New Orillia Theatre for Special-Needs Adults

April 8, 2016

Fraser Collins impersonates singer Elvis Presley in a snow-white jumpsuit studded with shimmering rhinestones.

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Newsletter Archives

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May 2017 Edition of Spotlight Newsletter

May 18, 2017

The Ministry of Community and Social Services has released the May issue of the "Spotlight on Transformation" newsletter.

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March 2017 Edition of Spotlight Newsletter

March 31, 2017

The Ministry of Community and Social Services has released the March issue of the "Spotlight on Transformation" newsletter.

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February 2017 Edition of Spotlight Newsletter

February 27, 2017

The Ministry of Community and Social Services has released the February issue of the "Spotlight on Transformation" newsletter.

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November 2016 MCSS Spotlight Newsletter

November 25, 2016

The Ministry of Community and Social Services has released the November issue of the "Spotlight on Transformation" newsletter.

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July 2016 MCSS Spotlight Newsletter

July 22, 2016

The Ministry of Community and Social Services has released the July issue of the "Spotlight on Transformation" newsletter.