General

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday November 10, 2020 at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held virtually over Zoom. To nominate a member in good standing, please use this 2020 Board of Directors Nomination Form. The AGENDA AGM 2019-20_Nov_10_2020 can be found by clicking on the link. Nominations… Read More

Job Opportunity: Communications Assistant

ONPARA is seeking a creative individual with strong written and verbal communication skills for the role of Communications Assistant. The candidate will support all ONPARA communications and social media activities. This position will appeal to students or recent graduates from a journalism, media, or communications program with a keen interest… Read More

Casting Call – Adults with Visible Disabilities

Milo Casting is seeking individuals with a visible disability for a financial campaign! You have a visible disability and have a group of 2-4 friends (or partners or family members) who are in the same social bubble during the COVID-19 crisis All members are roughly 25-40 years old Looking for… Read More

Casting Call for Child with a Disability

Seeking child with a disability for a McDonald’s campaign Jigsaw Casting Ltd. is seeking children with a disability, aged 7-10, for a McDonald’s campaign in Toronto! This is a union campaign. Non-union members are welcome to apply. Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident. No previous acting experience is… Read More

Requesting Your Opinion – ONPARA Return to Sport Member Survey

We want to understand your level of comfort in returning to sport, and social gatherings as Ontario continues to recover from the global COVID-19 pandemic. Please take a few moments to complete our member survey by Thursday July 30, 2020 The data collected will help us determine how to safely… Read More

Research Study: Accessible/Adaptive Clothing Solutions

Ryerson University Fashion Design Students Requesting Your Input!  A team of fourth-year Ryerson University Fashion Design students are requesting your help with their project that is focused on developing accessible/adaptive clothing solutions for individuals with physical mobility needs. The team is interested in identifying clothing-related issues and investigating a viable… Read More

Research Study: Spinal Cord Injury, Urogenital Health and Pregnancy

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Spinal Cord Injury, Urogenital Health and Pregnancy Project (SCI-UP) Dr. Anne Berndl of the Accessible Care Pregnancy Clinic at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has designed a survey that collects information on the experiences of women with spinal cord injuries regarding sexual health and pregnancy to… Read More

Casting Call for Meningitis Awareness

Seeking infants, children, teens, and young adults of diverse ethnic backgrounds who have experienced meningitis We at Mark Summers Casting are looking for individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds who have suffered from meningococcal disease (also known as meningitis) and would like to share their experience with others as advocates for vaccinating… Read More

In Memory of Catherine Nelson

Our community mourns the loss of a promising young wheelchair basketball athlete It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of one of our young athletes, Catherine Nelson. Catherine passed away on the morning of April 24, 2020 at the age… Read More

ONPARA Announces 2020 Women’s Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Team

Senior Women’s provincial team selected for the 2019-2020 season championship The Ontario Para Network (ONPARA) is proud to formally announce the team originally selected to represent Ontario at the 2020 CWBL Women’s National Championship. The tournament was scheduled to take place in Amherst, Nova Scotia from April 3-5 but was… Read More