2024 Annual Meeting Features CTN’s First-Ever Inclusive Art Show and Launch of Annual Report

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CTN held its Annual Meeting and Inclusive Art Show on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

On Tuesday, June 18th, Children’s Treatment Network (CTN) hosted its 2024 Annual Meeting and first-ever Inclusive Art Show—A Canvas of Belonging. The inclusive art show featured the creative work of kids and youth connected to CTN. This provided the opportunity to celebrate unique talents, while reflecting on the importance and meaning of belonging.

We were also honoured to be joined by Ashbinquot, Troy Monague, Anishinaabe Mno bimaadzit Shkabewis Life Promotion Advocate from the Waabizheshii Ndodem, Marten Clan who led a smudge, with the assistance of his wife Memengwaa Kwe, Calley Monague and Lynda Hoksbergen, Indigenous Coordinator with CLH Developmental Support Services.

The Honourable Michael Parsa, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services and Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill, along with Dawn Gallagher Murphy, MPP, Newmarket-Aurora, also joined us at the event to share  remarks about their connection to CTN’s work.  

Families and kids participated in various crafts and art activities facilitated by the Creative Genius Academy.

The event marked the official release of our 2023-24 Annual Report that highlights advancements made throughout the Network as we continue to make progress on our strategic directions. The full digital report can be accessed at www.ctnkidsannualreport.ca. It includes wonderful family stories and a year in review video. We hope you will visit the link and learn more about how we support a community of over 33,000 kids and youth with disabilities and developmental needs, and their families.

Thank you to all that attended. If you did not get the chance to join us, check out photos from the event here on Facebook. You can also view all of the amazing art and thoughts on belonging here.