TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2015 /CNW/ - OASIS wishes to extend warm public congratulations to MPP Christine Elliott on her final day as an elected member.
Ms. Elliott's work on the Select Committee on Developmental Services, the building of the Abilities Centre in Whitby, and her commitment to people with an intellectual disability, have made her a true champion for ensuring that Ontario's most vulnerable are given the same opportunities as every citizen.
"Ms. Elliott's unyielding commitment to public service, and championing of improvements to developmental services in Ontario, have made her a valued partner for many years," said David Barber, OASIS President. "We look forward to continuing a dialogue with Ms. Elliott on these important issues as she transitions to a private life, and wish her well in her future endeavours".
OASIS is a volunteer-run, member-driven organization. Its member agencies serve over 65,000 of Ontario's most vulnerable citizens and employ 25,000 full and part-time staff. Its 180+ member agencies currently provide more than 85 per cent of all developmental services funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.
SOURCE Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS)
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For further information: Media contact: L. David Barber, President, OASIS, [email protected], 1-800-961-9144