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This is a list of upcoming events. You can also see a calendar view of these events, or you can find details about past events in the Event Archive.

2016 Community stROLL

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm

stROLL in Your Community

Make it your goal, to do the stROLL, and make a significant impact in the lives of over 33,000 Ontarians living with a spinal cord injury. 

Walk, wheel or run 2.5, 5k or 10km (the choice is yours) at a location of your choice on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 or the pre-organized date in your community. You can stROLL solo or with friends. You can also join a pre-organized stROLL happening in Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie and Hamilton.

Pre-Organized stROLLs are already happening in:

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Résumé Workshop & Cover Letter-Part 1 & 2

Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment Workshop!

  • Create a functional and chronological résumé
  • Tailoring your résumé for job posting
  • Finalize resume preparation/revision
  • Prepare a basic & tailored cover letter

Location: SCI Ontario, 520 Sutherland Dr, Toronto, ON, M4G 3V9

RSVP: Jenny Gilker, SCI Ontario, 416-422-5644 ext 245, jenny.gilker@sciontario.org

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Professionalism Workshop 1&2

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment workshop!

  • How to act, dress and communicate in a professional manner
  • Social Media and Job Search
  • How to create a profile and navigate Linked In 

Please review the pre-workshop preparation below:

Checklist Professionalism Workshop

  • Dress professionally for the workshop. Pretend you are attending a formal networking event

Suggested sites to view:

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Bowel & Bladder Matters

Monday, October 17, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Sara Bain, Representative for Coloplast Canada, will be showing and demonstrating their products. Have you heard of peristeen? Also, we have a presentation on how our bowel and bladder work

Location: Parkwood Institute – Room A4-186 550 Wellington Road, Main Building London, Ontario N6C 0A7

RSVP BY OCT 14/16 TO PENNY WATSON Phone:226-378-0968 penny.watson@sciontario.org

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Mental Health after Spinal Cord Injury

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

We are hosting a webcast on Mental Health after Spinal Cord Injury on October 25th, 2016 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Peer Support Volunteers will share stories and personal experience, and Dr. Cheryl Bradbury, UHN Toronto Rehab Psychologist will share clinical perspectives on mental health after spinal cord injury. Topics for discussion include:


Personality Dimensions-Part 1

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for this month's Employment workshop!

  • Enjoy self-discovery while learning more about personalities and the impact of these personality types on our behavior and communication at work


Location: SCI Ontario, 520 Sutherland Dr, Toronto, ON, M4G 3V9

RSVP: Jenny Gilker, SCI Ontario, 416-422-5644 ext 245,jenny.gilker@sciontario.org

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Monday, October 31, 2016 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm

Nutrition has the power to help rebalance our body, prevent the development of many common and recurring secondary health issues and achieve over all well-being.  Practicing good nutrition also enables you to enhance your bodily functions, which can lead to greater independence and quality of life.
With Author of Eat Well, Live Well with Spinal Cord Injury Joanne Smith

Location: Board Room McMaster Wing, General Hospital

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Shades of Ability

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 5:30pm

The Shades of Ability will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016, 5:30pm-9:00pm at Toronto Botanical Gardens, 777 Lawrence Ave E, North York, ON M3C 1P2 in the Floral Hall

Shades of Ability is a celebration of creativity, showcasing visual arts by people with a disability. The show will be open to all artists, professional or amateur who are living with a disability.

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