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Good Things In Life Podcast: Keenan Wellar from LiveWorkPlay Talks About “Just Enough Support”

February 9, 2020

If you haven’t yet discovered the Good Things In Life podcast, website, Facebook group, and network, here’s an opportunity for you to check it out with host Genia Stephen taking the time to explore the LiveWorkPlay “Just Enough Support” concept – as a philosophy, as a practice, and for its underlying values, as demonstrated through… Continue reading Good Things In Life Podcast: Keenan Wellar from LiveWorkPlay Talks About “Just Enough Support”

Celebrating 100 Hires: Partnership Milestone with Federal Public Service Celebrated with Health Canada

January 27, 2020

A historic milestone was celebrated with Health Canada employee Heather Kidd, her co-workers, and department leaders on Friday, January 24. They gathered to recognize the 1ooth hire by federal government departments and agencies as facilitated by LiveWorkPlay employment supports. Speakers at the gathering included Keenan Wellar (Co-Leader and Director of Communications at LiveWorkPlay), Mary Gusella… Continue reading Celebrating 100 Hires: Partnership Milestone with Federal Public Service Celebrated with Health Canada

Festive Family Feast, BOBs Kudos, International Volunteer Day, Giving Tuesday, Congratulations ISED, From Presence To Citizenship 2020, Season’s Greetings!

December 11, 2019

HOLIDAY FUN AT FESTIVE FAMILY FEAST DECEMBER 6 Except for Make A Buzz Ottawa in May, this is our most popular annual event, drawing 200 or more members of the LiveWorkPlay community. This year the agenda was deliberately light, but MC Ryan Nevitt capably delivered opening remarks commemorating International Day of Persons with Disabilities and… Continue reading Festive Family Feast, BOBs Kudos, International Volunteer Day, Giving Tuesday, Congratulations ISED, From Presence To Citizenship 2020, Season’s Greetings!

December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Make A Buzz 2020 Announcement

December 3, 2019

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS WITH DUELING PIANOS ON MAY 7! Save the date and buy your tickets, our 25th anniversary Make A Buzz Ottawa celebration will be Thursday, May 7th and it will sell out faster than usual. This time we’re going to have a musical guest and make sure this is more of a party and less… Continue reading December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Make A Buzz 2020 Announcement

Business Organizations name LiveWorkPlay “Best Non-Profit”

November 22, 2019

The Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal presented the BEST NOT-FOR-PROFIT award to LiveWorkPlay at the prestigious 2019 Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) gala amidst a gathering of 750 leaders from business, public sector, and non-profit organizations (hosted at the Westin Ottawa on November 22). With a limit of three representatives on… Continue reading Business Organizations name LiveWorkPlay “Best Non-Profit”

Fall Newsletter: Family Feast Celebrations, ETF Support from Ian Martin Group, CLO Just Enough Support Conference Session, Martin and Frances raise $15k, Make A Buzz 2020 with Dave Kalil, Celine’s Work Anniversary, More!

October 24, 2019

FESTIVE FAMILY FEAST DECEMBER 6 It must be the fall season because it’s time to get your tickets for the annual Festive Family Feast, Friday December 6! Enjoy a relaxed evening with a turkey dinner (or alternative), a few brief ceremonies, and some holiday season celebrations. You are invited to wear the festive clothing (we always appreciate… Continue reading Fall Newsletter: Family Feast Celebrations, ETF Support from Ian Martin Group, CLO Just Enough Support Conference Session, Martin and Frances raise $15k, Make A Buzz 2020 with Dave Kalil, Celine’s Work Anniversary, More!

New Board Members, New Mission Statement: AGM 2019

June 25, 2019

Our Family Feast celebrations in September, December, and March draw 150-200 attendees, and our sold out Make A Buzz Ottawa community recognition event brings in another 350 each May, so the LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting each June is focused less on fun, and more on the business end of operating a federally incorporated non-profit and… Continue reading New Board Members, New Mission Statement: AGM 2019

A National AccessAbility Week To Remember!

May 30, 2019

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) takes place every year starting on the last Sunday in May. It is a time when accessibility and inclusion is promoted across communities and workplaces and a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities. It is also an opportunity to recognize the efforts of Canadians who are actively removing… Continue reading A National AccessAbility Week To Remember!

Happy First Work Anniversary: Carolyn Mills

May 23, 2019

Quality in human services has a direct correlation to quality humans delivering those services! Experienced and committed staff who stay in their jobs over the long term are critical to a strong workplace culture. They serve as mentors to new staff, and establish a consistent trusted presence with individuals supported by LiveWorkPlay and their families. We… Continue reading Happy First Work Anniversary: Carolyn Mills

Congratulations Troy: RMCP Hosts Ceremony To Celebrate Promotion

May 15, 2019

Today LiveWorkPlay representatives were honoured to join with friends, family, and colleagues of Troy Vandergeest as guests of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) at their National Headquarters to witness Troy receiving his official offer of employment as an Indeterminate Appointment. Previously contracted for a fixed term, this change means Troy is now working for… Continue reading Congratulations Troy: RMCP Hosts Ceremony To Celebrate Promotion

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