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We are the voice of the social work profession in Ontario, constantly striving to expand awareness of the value of social workers while advocating on behalf of the profession and the clients we serve.

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 OASW Acknowledges Canada’s History of Slavery and Celebrates Emancipation Day
(7/30/2021)
 
   On Emancipation Day, OASW joins in the celebration of the incredible strength of Black Canadians. We also reflect upon our collective history of enslavement and our responsibility to eliminate anti-Black racism.
 Updated: OASW Mourns Children Lost to Residential Schools
(6/25/2021)
 
   We are incredibly saddened to learn of the confirmation of remains that have been found on the grounds of several former residential schools. OASW honours survivors, and commits to addressing the ongoing impacts of colonization on Indigenous Peoples.
 OASW Celebrates Pride Month and Acknowledges an Ongoing Commitment to the 2SLGBTQ+ Community
(6/24/2021)
 
   OASW is proud to stand in solidarity with and recognize how essential our 2SLGBTQ+ social workers are to the well-being of our communities and our profession across the province.
 OASW Acknowledges National Indigenous Peoples Day and National Indigenous History Month
(6/21/2021)
 
   OASW honours National Indigenous Peoples Day and National Indigenous History Month. Today and throughout June, we celebrate the rich heritage and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis People.