social enterprise opportunities for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome and other developmental disabilities.

Posts by Ozzie

“Do things that you enjoy…just go for it!” A conversation with Amy Glass

I had the pleasure of chatting with Amy Glass, partner at Common Ground Co-Operative, this week and was bowled over by her passion to learn, her loyalty to friends, her unwavering determination and her infectious laugh. We delved into delicious and fun topics of coffee, baking and teamwork! Amy generously gave us a peek into her enriching experience at Common...

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What is a Job Coach?

What is a Job Coach Like everyone else, people with developmental disabilities can increase their capacity for learning and improve productivity when they are given extended time and increased support. Job Coaches ensure that an inclusive and non-oppressive learning environment promotes individuality, autonomy and self-confidence allowing individuals the time they...

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9th Annual Bowl-a-Thon Wrap-up

On October 17th, 2019  over 75 people came together for a night of fun and fundraising in support of CGC. Thanks to our generous donors and fundraisers, we were able to raise more than $25,000.00 to support our services and programs that we provide to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Planning for our 10th Annual Bowlathon Fundraiser  is...

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Annual Reports and Audited Financial Statements

Audited Financial Statements and Annual Report 2019-20 Auditors Report (Board Approved) 2019-20 CGC Annual Report   2018-19 Auditors Report (Board Approved) 2018-19 CGC Annual Report   2017-18 Auditors Report (Board Approved) 2017-18 CGC Annual Report

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Awards & Recognition in the Community

Common Ground Co-operative, its partners and their enterprises have been the recipients of numerous awards including: Queen’s Medal City of Toronto Access Award Disability Day Award June Callwood Award International Day of Disabilities Unsung Hero Award Ontario Co-op Association Spirit Award Council for Exceptional Children, Toronto Chapter 56 Award (Lemon...

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