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Reaching Out - A Virtual Non-Gala Fundraising Update
December 16, 2020
Reaching Out - A Virtual Non-Gala Fundraising Update Reach Canada and its Auction Committee entered 2020 excited to celebrate the 40th Reach Annua......

The Mandatory Masks By-Law in Ottawa
October 14, 2020
The Mandatory Masks By-Law in Ottawa Tiffany Wong, University of Ottawa Law Student Current as of October 13, 2020. Please note that due to the e......

Persons with disabilities and their caregivers during COVID-19: What Are the Benefits Available?
August 27, 2020
Persons with disabilities and their caregivers during COVID-19: What Are the Benefits Available? Joyce Zhao, University of Ottawa Law Student, Aug......

Reach Partners with GiveShop
July 16, 2020
Reach Partners with GiveShop Reach is excited to announce that we working with GiveShop, "Ottawa based start-up on a mission to make it easy for C......

Lumentum Raises Record Amount for Reach in Tech Challenge
July 13, 2020
Lumentum Raises Record Amount for Reach in Tech Challenge For the fourth year in a row, Reach has partnered with Lumentum in the annual Tech Chall......

Family Matters: Changes to Canada’s Divorce Act 
July 08, 2020
Family Matters: Changes to Canada’s Divorce Act  Ariane Lefebvre, University of Ottawa Law Student Family law continues to have a tremendous impa......

Financial Assistance for Persons with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Outbreak
May 13, 2020
Financial Assistance for Persons with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Outbreak Justine Wong, University of Ottawa Law Student Current as of May ......

The Difference Between Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals
April 22, 2020
The Difference Between Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals Jenessa May Have you ever wondered whether a service animal is the same as a......

Thinking of hiring a lawyer to help with filing a human rights complaint? Keep legal costs in mind.
April 21, 2020
Thinking of hiring a lawyer to help with filing a human rights complaint? Keep legal costs in mind. Jennifer Linde, University of Ottawa Law Stude......

Legal Referral Service and COVID-19
April 06, 2020
Legal Referral Service and COVID-19 Reach's Legal Referral program is providing assistance for clients with disabilities from Ottawa and the Champ......

Reach receives $15,000 donation from Ernest Tannis in memory of Neil Coulman
March 25, 2020
Reach receives $15,000 donation from Ernest Tannis in memory of Neil Coulman Reach would like to thank Ernest Tannis for his generous contribution......

Update on Reach's Programs and COVID-19
March 16, 2020
Update on Reach's Programs and COVID-19 We understand the concerns about the current situation relating to COVID-19. Our top priority is the healt......

An Overview of the Human Rights System and the Social Justice Tribunals of Ontario
January 21, 2020
An Overview of the Human Rights System and the Social Justice Tribunals of Ontario Sabrina Bendaoud Many people in Ontario are aware that there i......

Getting an Internal Review of your ODSP Notice of Decision: Process and Timelines
January 15, 2020
Getting an Internal Review of your ODSP Notice of Decision: Process and Timelines Justine Wong, uOttawa Law Student, October 2019   The Ontario ......