We are pleased to welcome the Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario to the Ontario Injury Lawyer Blog. Gillian Lynne-Davies, Communications and Marketing Co-ordinator for CPA Ontario has provided the following guest post to share more information about the organization and how they are providing helpful resources to people with spinal cord injuries.
For those blog visitors with a spinal cord injury who may not be aware of Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) Ontario, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our organization and the programs and services we offer.
CPA Ontario has a fascinating history. The growth and expansion of our organization reflect changes in policy, healthcare and social attitudes toward disability issues. To get to know our history briefly, please visit CPA Ontario Milestones.
CPA Ontario has offices across the province that provide consistent, holistic, individualized and quality-assured services in the core areas of Peer Support, Regional Services, Membership, Employment Services, Advocacy, Information Services and Attendant Services.
Please feel free to contact our offices if you feel you would benefit from our services by linking to: Local CPA Ontario Offices.
For a list of our Board of Directors, and to find out more about Board duties, please refer to: Board of Directors.
CPA Ontario’s most recent annual report is available for downloading. Check it out to see what CPA Ontario has done in the last year. Past years’ annual reports are also available at CPA Annual Report.
This past year, we have started a new initiative: CPA Ontario TV. The TV show is a great way to get a glimpse of the types of activities we are involved in at CPA Ontario.
We’ve got your back. You’ve got your future!
Editor’s Note: Ferguson Barristers’ personal injury lawyer, Lisa Belcourt was honoured in 2007 by the Canadian Bar Association for her work with CPA Ontario pro bono clinic.