Note: Dr. Roxana Ng was a member of OWN and co-partnered our Housing Forum at OISE. Roxana’s colleagues in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education at OISE have organized a memorial symposium in her honour, and all are invited. OWN members may want to remember her on this occasion.
From OISE: Join us to celebrate the academic and activist contributions of Professor Roxana Ng, who taught at OISE/UT for 25 years and passed away earlier this year. Tue., May 28, 2013, 12:30-7:30 pm
OISE Library (main floor, 252 Bloor St W)
12:30-1:00 — Light Refreshments
1:00-3:00 — Opening Remarks, Video Essay, Panel Discussion (Alison Griffith, Tania Das Gupta, Renita Wong)
3:00-3:30 — Break
3:30-5:30 — Circle Discussion
5:00-6:30 — Reception, and Performance by Pantayo
6:30-7:30 — Keynote Address by Himani Bannerji, and Closing Remarks
Sponsored by the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education and the OISE Dean’s Office. Organizing Committee: Sheila Batacharya, Adriana Berlingieri, Sara Carpenter, Jamie Magnusson, Kiran Mirchandani, Shahrzad Mojab
Thur., May 9, 7 pm — Movie: CLOUDBURST, Carlton Theatre, 20 Carlton St., telephone: 416-494-9371 Press 4
Fri., May 10, 5 pm — Movie: THE BIG WEDDING, Rainbow Market Square, 80 Front St. E., telephone: 416-494-9371
We are trying to find some sort of entertainment for one of the Victoria Day days. If anyone knows of a programme at Spadina House (besides Afternoon Tea), please advise me: Susan Mansfield-Jones @ 416-242-6446. Please use the telephone as my computers are being fractious at this present time — grandson was experimenting with fist coordination!
New Ontario Government Expanding Access to Care for Seniors
Announced yesterday, Ontario will provide more than 200,000 additional seniors and patients with improved access to high-quality physiotherapy, exercise, and falls prevention classes. Beginning August 1, 2013, more one-on-one physiotherapy, group exercise classes and falls prevention services will be available in long-term care homes and in communities across Ontario. Click to see the full story.