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 OASW in the Media: Business leaders must ensure Canadian workers have access to vital mental health
(10/10/2021)
 
   On World Mental Health Day and during Healthy Workplace Month, Dr. Deepy Sur, OASW CEO, shared with Toronto Star readers why the time has never been more critical to attend to employee mental health.
 OASW Affirms World Mental Health Day and Commits to Advancing Mental Health for All
(10/8/2021)
 
   On World Mental Health Day, OASW calls for increased access and investments in mental health care. Social work is integral to the delivery of a shared vision for mental health care now and in the years to come.
 OASW Observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Honours Orange Shirt Day
(9/30/2021)
 
   On Orange Shirt Day and Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, OASW wishes to recognize, raise awareness and support action to address the effects and ongoing legacy of residential schools.
 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.