Rally to end picketing of homes in Campbellford, Brighton

Hoping to send a strong message that picketing people’s homes is not okay, People First is planning to host a rally on Saturday, April 8th in Campbellford. “Just because a person has a disability does not mean they should be treated differently than anyone else in the community. I get
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Mothers Speak Out

People First recognizes that the relationship an individual has with their family is often the most important one.  Mothers Speak Out is a mini workshop series that discusses the importance of families taking the time to plan with their children for each stage of their life.
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Inclusive Education Month

As part of the “ Our Community Our Lives: Strengthening Communities Through Active Living and Social Inclusion”, a project of People First of Ontario,  we set out to hear from and engage youth who have a disability in a conversation about Community and Belonging.  A Day in My Shoes, a
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Federal Election Information Session

People First of Ontario hosted our Federal Election Information Session on Disability Issues on September 29, 2015 in Hamilton, Ontario with Member of Parliament Wayne Marston (NDP), former Mayor of Hamilton Bob Bratina (Liberal) and aspiring lawyer Raheem Aman (Green Party).  Unfortu
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Annual General Meeting 2015

People First of Ontario held a successful Annual General Meeting on September 29, 2015 and were happy to see new and old members in attendance! Our members are what keeps our movement strong and alive! We were grateful to hear from Peter Park, whom we call the “Godfather” of People Fi
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Claiming Full Citizenship Conference

The Provincial Advisory Committee (Richard Ruston, Kory Earle, Steph Paul, Rick Tutt and Reina Soltis) attended the Claiming Full Citizenship Conference in Vancouver, BC.  This was an international conference on Self Determination, Personalization and Individualized Funding.  We also
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Message from the President

Our latest newsletter (Fall 2015) includes a message from our President, Richard Ruston, following his attendance and participation in the Public Forum in Support of Vulnerable Adults about the Guy Mitchell inquest, and the People First of Canada Annual General Meeting in September. A
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