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activities, in support of the residential drug rehab treatment centre for youth in Elora, Ontario.

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Portage Ontario welcomes new board members


Portage is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Portage Ontario regional board, Colin Shevlen and Neil King, and a new member of the Portage Board of Governors, Len Crispino. Colin Shevlen began his varied and successful business career as Assistant Manager with the Robert Simpson Company. Moving on to Confederation… Read more »

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Portage Ontario Fresh Start 2012 tickets now available


Tickets and tables are now on sale for the sixth annual Portage Ontario Fresh Start Dinner and Auction. Join us at the beautiful Toronto Botanical Garden, located at 777 Lawrence Ave East on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 to learn more about Portage’s mission and to help raise funds for the Portage Ontario Youth Treatment Fund,… Read more »

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Bell Let’s Talk mental health awareness campaign supporting Portage


Portage’s program for Mentally Ill Chemical Abusers (MICA), a residential drug rehabilitation program for adults suffering from both mental illness and substance abuse, will be one of the beneficiaries of Bell’s annual Let’s Talk Day on February 8, 2012. The Let’s Talk campaign invites all Canadians to talk about mental illness in order to fight… Read more »

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La Capitale Financial Group donates $100,000 to Portage


La Capitale Financial Group donates $100,000 to Portage’s “Reconstruire des vies” campaign From left to right: René Rouleau, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale Financial Group, Michel Dallaire, President and Chief Executive Officer of Le Fonds de placement immobilier Cominar and Co-Chair of Portage’s “Reconstruire des vies” campaign, Colette Taylor,… Read more »

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Cornerstone 52 Foundation helping Portage to raise funds at a Beatles cover band concert


Get out your dancing shoes and come join Portage Ontario and the Cornerstone 52 Foundation for a night of Beatles Classics, performed by Classic Albums Live, on January 27 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. Proceeds from the event, which is organised by the Cornerstone 52 Foundation, will go to Portage Ontario, helping youth who… Read more »

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Succès de la campagne annuelle 2010 2011 de Portage Ontario


Grâce à la générosité des donateurs, à l’appui et au leadership exceptionnels des membres du conseil et du comité de la campagne de financement, Portage Ontario est très fière d’annoncer qu’elle a dépassé l’objectif de sa campagne annuelle de financement fixé à 300 000 $. Les fonds amassés au cours de cette campagne servent à… Read more »

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Fifth Annual Fresh Start Dinner & Auction demonstrates power of investing in the mental health o


Fifth Annual Fresh Start Dinner & Auction demonstrates power of investing in the mental health of youth Toronto, June 1, 2011 – In the garden of Dr. Peter and Mrs. Susan Schaal, 182 guests, including Toronto Chief of Police Bill Blair, gathered Tuesday evening for the fifth annual Fresh Start Dinner & Auction to raise… Read more »

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New Community Engagement and Volunteer Program, made possible by the Ontario Trillium Foundation


Portage Ontario is pleased to announce the launch of a new Community Engagement and Volunteer Program at the Portage Elora rehabilitation centre for youth, made possible by a $125,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation over the next two years. This funding will allow Portage to expand volunteer opportunities at the Elora facility and in… Read more »

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A great turn out at Portage Ontario’s Awareness Evening 2010


On November 16th, Portage Governors Dianne Gillin and Jill Veale co-hosted an Awareness Evening in support of Portage Ontario at Peter and Dianne Gillin’s Forest Hill home. The event brought together over 60 guests—representing parents, educators, healthcare providers, and business professionals—to raise awareness about the important work Portage does helping youth in crisis with addiction…. Read more »

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Accreditation Canada grants unconditional accreditation to Portage


Montréal, December 21, 2010 – Portage has obtained unconditional accreditation thanks to the substantial collaborative efforts of its Governors and its organisational team members over the past four years. Accreditation recognises Portage for the quality of the services it provides, the abilities of its employees, and the expertise of the organisation. Recognition by Accreditation Canada… Read more »