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The LiveWorkPlay Employment Task Force Is Back!

April 15, 2024

The LiveWorkPlay private sector Employment Task Force (ETF) dates back to 2015, when local inclusive employers and inclusive employment advocates first convened with LiveWorkPlay staff to strategize about supporting additional hires of people with intellectual disabilities and autistic persons in the Ottawa area community. The ETF is a group of employment champions who use their… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay Employment Task Force Is Back!

Federal Employment Strategy Group (FESG) | Groupe de la stratégie fédérale sur l’emploi (GSFE)

February 2, 2024

Welcome to the landing page for the LiveWorkPlay Federal Employment Strategy Group (FESG). Bienvenue sur la page d’accueil du Groupe de la stratégie fédérale sur l’emploi (GSFE). Read our newsletters / lisez notre bulletin: February 2024, Edition One / Février 2024, première édition Related links / liens connexes: Subscribe to the LiveWorkPlay FESG Newsletter /… Continue reading Federal Employment Strategy Group (FESG) | Groupe de la stratégie fédérale sur l’emploi (GSFE)

LiveWorkPlay Hosts Dynamic Panel, Champions Inclusive Employment at Disability and Work in Canada 2023

November 29, 2023

What a wonderful turnout for our panel session on the first day (November 29) of Disability and Work in Canada Conference 2023! Our old friends Nadine Ghadie, Dan Carleton, and Jessica Laniel from Department of Finance Canada and our new friends Amond McKenna and Angela Black from Government of New Brunswick joined Mary Gusella, Anna… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Hosts Dynamic Panel, Champions Inclusive Employment at Disability and Work in Canada 2023

United Way Minute featuring Graham Armstrong and Levy TD Place Now Airing on CTV Ottawa!

November 9, 2023

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS! This seems to be a public service announcement (PSA) for United Way East Ontario, but it is LiveWorkPlay that provided the employment supports to help Graham get the job at Levy TD Place? Yes. UWEO provided the production crew, filmed and produced the video, and has the partnership with CTV Ottawa for… Continue reading United Way Minute featuring Graham Armstrong and Levy TD Place Now Airing on CTV Ottawa!

LiveWorkPlay and TD Place Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

October 19, 2023

What is NDEAM: National Disability Employment Awareness Month? National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is an annual October campaign promoting disability inclusion in business and the workplace. NDEAM began in the United States following World War Two as an effort to welcome returning veterans into the workforce. NDEAM or DEAM was also promoted in Canada,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay and TD Place Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

October 12, 2023

LiveWorkPlay was invited to an energizing and honest conversation about the employment of people with disabilities in the federal public service as guests of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, which hosted an in-person panel at their Ottawa offices, as well as online guests from across the country via web conference. The event is part… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

LiveWorkPlay Team Shines At Ontario Disability Employment Network Annual Conference

November 16, 2022

Members of the LiveWorkPlay team had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the annual conference of the Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN). Keenan Wellar and Anna Nelson hosted a session about the LiveWorkPlay Federal Public Service inclusive hiring initative, our unique Emplyoment Supports Model, and our growing national network of provider partners. Julie Kingstone, Sarah… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Team Shines At Ontario Disability Employment Network Annual Conference

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Announce New Partnership Initiative Supporting Inclusive Employment In The Federal Public Service Of Canada

August 11, 2021

August 10, 2021: LiveWorkPlay is pleased to announce a unique and historic partnership agreement. On June 22, 2021 at a meeting of the Federal Employment Strategy Group, preliminary details were provided by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Assistant Director Kandice Fong of the Human Resources Branch about a plan for ISED and LiveWorkPlay to… Continue reading Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Announce New Partnership Initiative Supporting Inclusive Employment In The Federal Public Service Of Canada

LiveWorkPlay announces the public release of our groundbreaking case study: “Making employment within the Public Service of Canada accessible and successful for people with intellectual disabilities”

April 12, 2021

Breaking news! LiveWorkPlay is excited to announce the public release of our groundbreaking case study: “Making employment within the Public Service of Canada accessible and successful for people with intellectual disabilities” which details a historic partnership, featuring our leading-edge Employment Support Model and innovative strategies by federal public service leadership leading to (as of 2021)… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay announces the public release of our groundbreaking case study: “Making employment within the Public Service of Canada accessible and successful for people with intellectual disabilities”

Success! LiveWorkPlay Shares An Exciting Career Update From Marie!

February 18, 2021

Jen Soucy, our Director of Employer Partnerships and the Federal Employment Strategy Group, was checking in with Marie Stanfield, who got help with her career from the LiveWorkPlay employment supports team – there was some big news in the chat and Jen got permission from Marie to share a recording of the conversation – check… Continue reading Success! LiveWorkPlay Shares An Exciting Career Update From Marie!