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Support Your Local Amazing People Finalists!

October 14, 2015

The Amazing People Gala recognizes local people and organizations who are making a difference here in Ottawa and around the world. Gala proceeds support the SchoolBOX program and also the Hera Mission of Canada. The LiveWorkPlay 20th Anniversary Committee of Cooper Gage, Ian Murphy, Warren Murphy, and Jennifer Harris nominated Keenan Wellar and Julie Kingstone… Continue reading Support Your Local Amazing People Finalists!

Celebrating Super September at LiveWorkPlay

September 29, 2015

20TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NEWS Wrapping up Super September at LiveWorkPlay was the 20th Annual General Meeting and Welcome Back Family Feast. Attendance of 140 set a new all-time record! The evening included the required corporate business of the night (as afederal non-profit corporation and registered charitable organization the AGM is critical to remaining in good standing)… Continue reading Celebrating Super September at LiveWorkPlay

The LiveWorkPlay News – August 14, 2015 – Summer Update!

August 17, 2015

COMING EVENTS: CHEESE, GOLF, WELCOME BACK! September is just around the corner! Even as we enjoy those last weeks of the summer holiday season, please make a place for LiveWorkPlay on your calendar. There will be three major events of note in September but they are spaced out nicely, we hope to see you at… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News – August 14, 2015 – Summer Update!

Celebrating the Life of Emma Jean Francis Berringer

August 5, 2015

The service having ended just a few hours ago, those of us in the LiveWorkPlay community who knew Emma Jean Francis Berringer are nowhere close to getting over the shock of her passing at age 24. We share our grief with her extensive network of friends, with her parents Ross Berringer and Helen Francis, with… Continue reading Celebrating the Life of Emma Jean Francis Berringer

The LiveWorkPlay News – May 28, 2015: The Next 20 Years Begins!

May 28, 2015

  THE NEXT 20 YEARS BEGINS! We have yet to celebrate our 1995-2015 history at Engines of Success on June 4 (see story below) but LiveWorkPlay is already making moves  – in more ways than one – to ensure a successful future. Effective June 1, our headquarters is now located in the Pebb Building at… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News – May 28, 2015: The Next 20 Years Begins!

LiveWorkPlay Board of Directors Statement on Sheltered Workshops

March 27, 2015

“Sheltered workshops present a significant systemic barrier to inclusion, so we are advocating that those who are not yet receiving adult Developmental Services be supported differently, and that those currently in segregated situations receive the planning and supports they need to make a successful transition to inclusive environments. LiveWorkPlay is here not only to assist… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Board of Directors Statement on Sheltered Workshops

The LiveWorkPlay News (March 5, 2015)

March 5, 2015

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS APRIL 9 It doesn’t seem like it, but in about a month the snow will all be gone, and it will be time for the annual LiveWorkPlay Recipe for Success Culinary Adventure and Charity Auction! Presented by TD Bank with confirmed gold sponsors WestJet and Via Rail (and many more to come)… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News (March 5, 2015)

A New Job Title At LiveWorkPlay: What’s In A Name?

February 19, 2015

What’s in a name? Announcing a new job title for Alex Darling! You can skip ahead if you can’t wait to find out. But here’s the story that helps explain the change. Whether it is the private or non-profit sector, catchy job titles and program or product names can be used to either signal a… Continue reading A New Job Title At LiveWorkPlay: What’s In A Name?

New Ottawa Affordable Housing Development: A Lesson In Inclusion By Design At The Longfields Site

January 19, 2015

Julie Kingstone and Keenan Wellar had the privilege of representing LiveWorkPlay and attending a special January 18 gathering to celebrate the launch of a new and highly significant affordable housing community in Ottawa. LiveWorkPlay will be helping include individuals with intellectual disabilities when the project in the Longfields area of Barrhaven is completed in 2017. Following… Continue reading New Ottawa Affordable Housing Development: A Lesson In Inclusion By Design At The Longfields Site

Reflections On The Year That Was: 2014

December 19, 2014

REFLECTING ON 2014 The LiveWorkPlay year runs July to June, so we don’t tend to reflect on the calendar year, but as 2015 is the year of our twentieth anniversary (celebration on June 5) it’s perhaps an appropriate moment to take a quick look back! It’s a topic that tends to get a lot of attention,… Continue reading Reflections On The Year That Was: 2014

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