Karim Mamdani

RT @OntShoresFdn: Excited to host our 6th Annual Mental Health Conversation Luncheon tomorrow and we could not have done it without the sup…

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Sanaz Riahi

RT @JustinTrudeau: A year ago, 176 innocent people, including many Canadians, were killed when Iran shot down Flight 752. Today, we remembe…

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Nutrition and Food Services #RisingUp to Meet Evolving Needs of Patients

Ontario Shores and its Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) is #RisingUp to serve its community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The NFS team have been doing things differently since the start of the pandemic. Outpatients have been struggling with meeting their basic everyday needs due to the closure of many soup kitchens and food banks. Those that remain open are facing a short supply and this has negatively impacted the Ontario Shores community.

When it was identified that patients within the community were struggling with securing food, NFS jumped into action.


Our Nutrition and Food Services team posed for this picture last February, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: Remember Empathy when Judging Action of Others During Pandemic

This past weekend was beautiful.

The sun was shining, there was barely any wind, and some restrictions of quarantine were lifted.  While most of us chose to stay at home and isolate ourselves in our own backyards, we saw many people flood to parks to escape the prisons of our homes and the awful winter weather we experienced in May. 

My first initial reaction when I saw pictures of thousands of people in a Toronto park was to be angry and upset.  But as always, I remembered again what I teach, try your best to have empathy for others, as we don’t always know their situation.

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