17 Sep 2021

College Office Closed for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) will be closed on Thursday, September 30th in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is an opportunity for all Canadians to learn about and reflect on the dark chapter in the country’s history and to commemorate the survivors of the residential “school” system, their families and their communities.

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25 Jun 2021

College Statement on the 751 Unmarked Graves Discovered in Cowessess First Nation

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) is deeply saddened by the discovery of 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. This discovery serves as further evidence of Canada’s long history of violence against Indigenous peoples….

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