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Sometimes the last week of the month is a bit slower at the foodbank. However, last month quite a few of our volunteers attended. And we had three external agencies visiting us. The local legal aid clinic and an employment centre very close to us ... [read full post]
A wondrous part of the Christmas season is to be exposed to different cultures. This past Saturday, the Oasis seniors group hosted a Spanish cultural exposition with dancers and musicians. It was wonderful and the audience really seemed engaged. T ... [read full post]
Every Christmas I watch smaltzy movies with my family. I love to hate them: shallow, predictable, unrealistic. One of them, Holiday Calendar, stood out as it was filmed in our beloved Niagara-on-the-Lake. A scene caught me off guard. The rich boyf ... [read full post]
Christmases Past and Present at Oasis
The Oasis Christmas event has changed over the years. My earliest memories were of Jim Walker and other Board members personally cooking turkeys and serving a full course, sit down dinner to volunteers and supporters of Oasis. Then we shifted to s ... [read full post]