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This is a list of past SCI Ontario events. See also our list of upcoming events.

Comedy Night-Peer Support Event

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Who doesn’t like a good laugh? Our annual comedy night is presented by the graduating class of the Comedy School of Humber College. Drop in, hold onto your popcorn and please don’t laugh while drinking a soda!

Location: Lyndhurst Centre 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto

For more information please contact:

Charlie Warriner, 416 422 5644 ext 242, charlie.warriner@sciontario.org

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3rd Annual Comedy Night

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm

3rd Annual Comedy Night presented by Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Young Professionals Board

Join us for an evening full of laughs at The Second City Comedy Club in Toronto on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 @ 6:30pm. Tickets are $50 and includes a complimentary drink, appetizers and a lively, laughter-filled comedy show.

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COLOPLAST CANADA Inc. Bowel & BLADDER Management

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Our guest speaker will be Tracy Chiswell from Coloplast. She will be discussing the importance of proper bowel and bladder management while living with an SCI.

Refreshments will be provided and you will be entered for a chance to win a door prize!

Location: Providence Care Hospital, 752 King St. W., Kingston, ON, K7L 4X3(Founders Hall located on the Second Floor)

RSVP Andrea Andrecyk, Peer Support Coordinator, (613) 547-1391 ext 2 OR andrea.andrecyk@sciontario.org

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4th Annual Homan/Hogan Charity Open Cash Spiel

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 4:00pm

Join us for the 4th Annual Homan/Hogan Charity Open Cash Spiel in support of Spinal Cord Injury Ontario.

Fri. Feb. 23-Sun. Feb. 25, 2018

Open Spiel
24 Teams, 2 Games Guaranteed
Hearty Lunch Saturday & Sunday

Draw Times
Friday, Feb. 23
7PM Friendly Flight
(Once a year curlers and friends)
Saturday, Feb 24,
9AM Competitive Flight
(Regular season Curlers)
11AM Competitive Flight
(Regular season Curlers)

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Disability Tax Credit and RDSP

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Drop in to find out how a disability tax credit can help you and your family. Hear what the new tax laws are and which ones could benefit you. An RDSP (registered disability savings plan) is a savings tool that has been created by the government which could help you in your retirement planning.

Location: Lyndhurst Centre 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto

For more information please contact:

Nouma Hammash, 416 422 5644 ext 222, nouma.hammash@sciontario.org

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Coloplast-Bowel & Bladder-COLOPLAST –VAISSIE ET INTESTINS

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Our guest speaker will be TRACY CHISWELL FROM COLOPLAST. She will be discussing the importance of proper bowel and bladder management while living with a spinal cord injury. Refreshments will be provided and you will be entered for a chance to win a door prize!

Location: Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre, Ward B Cafeteria, 505 Smyth RD, ON, K1H 8M5

Sign Up Today! Contact: Chantal Fowler 613-723-1033 ext. 132 Chantal.Fowler@sciontario.org

 

 

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Transportation

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

If you are interested in getting information on modifying a vehicle, or would like to find out more about transportation services, please join us for our Peer Connections.

Location: Parkwood Institute, 550 Wellington Road, Room 4AE-186, London Ontario, N6C 0A7

Sign Up Today! Contact:
Julie Watson
Peer Support Coordinator
519-433-2331 ext 102
julie.watson@sciontario.org

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Know Your Rights

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
  • How do I choose the best lawyer for me?
  • What are some normal expectations to have of my lawyer?
  • I am required to pay upfront?

It pays to know your rights! Join guest speakers Allen Wynperle (Wynperle Law)and Jason Morris (Morris Law Group) to learn more about working with lawyers.

For more information contact:
Angie Morton
1-877-262-3366 or angela.morton@sciontario.org

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TETRA SOCIETY of North America-Customized Assisted Devices

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join Spinal Cord Injury Ontario and a representative from TETRA for a conversation about customized assisted devices. The TETRA Society of North America is a non-profit organization, founded in 1987 in Vancouver, BC that recruits skilled volunteers to create customized assisted devices for people with physical disabilities.

Location: Providence Care Hospital, 752 King St. W., Kingston, ON, K7L 4X3(Founders Hall located on the Second Floor)

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Disability Tax Credit and RDSP

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

Have you ever wondered what the Disability Tax Credit was or an RDSP?
Please join us for a conversation on taxes and get all your questions answered.Light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by January 11, 2018.

Location: Parkwood Institute, 550 Wellington Road, Room 4A-186, London Ontario, N6C 0A7

Sign Up Today! Contact:
Julie Watson
Peer Support Coordinator
519-433-2331 ext 102
julie.watson@sciontario.org

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Karaoke Night

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

We’ve all sang in the shower thinking we’re Elvis and now’s your chance for a fun filled evening of singing a tune. We might even put the spotlight on you…..J Come out and sing along with us to some of your favorite tunes! 

Location: Lyndhurst Centre 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto

For more information please contact:

Ivan Rendulic, 416 422 5644 ext 263, ivan.rendulic@sciontario.org

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Choosing and Maintaining your Wheelchair/Walker

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

Let's talk about your mobility system…

  • how to make it last and work for you 
  • how to replace it when needed
  • when you are eligible for replacement through ADP

Special Guest Wes from Motion Specialties and Deb from the Seating Clinic

Location: Hamilton General Hospital(Main Building), Main Floor, McMaster Wing

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Angie Morton, 905-383-0216, angela.morton@sciontario.org

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Pain and SCI

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Dr. Nader Ghasemlou, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Dept. of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences from Queen’s University will be talking about pain while living with a spinal cord injury.

Location: Providence Care Hospital, 752 King St. W, Founders Hall 2nd Floor, Dinner and Dessert provided

Please RSVP Andrea Andrecyk to reserve your spot

Andrea.andrecyk@sciontario.org

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613-331-0539

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