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LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018 Live Event Video!

May 25, 2018

It is not the biggest community recognition event in Ottawa, but if you watch this video, we feel confident that for spirit of celebration, it’s simply the best! See and/or hear for yourself! If you want to enjoy a specific ceremony, check out this handy list, with links that will jump you to exactly where… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 2018 Live Event Video!

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

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 Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013

December 30, 2013

We asked ourselves “What were the TOP FIVE LiveWorkPlay stories of 2013?” To answer that question we used the insight statistics from our Facebook page. This is far from perfect (not every LiveWorkPlay story finds its best expression on Facebook) but we can say with confidence, the top five definitely attracted massive attention! There were… Continue reading The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013

What Can We Learn From Catherine & Phil? Everything We Need To Know About Building An Inclusive Community!

November 5, 2013

From October 22-25, co-leaders Keenan and Julie completed a whirlwind learning and sharing tour, with two days at the annual gathering on Person-Centred Practices (see photo below), a day at the Polivery conference (where policy meets delivery), and a day at the symposium on Social Capital and Community Engagement. They participated as panelists and presenters,… Continue reading What Can We Learn From Catherine & Phil? Everything We Need To Know About Building An Inclusive Community!

Annual General Meeting 2013 Celebrates Individual & Community Progress

September 30, 2013

LiveWorkPlay hosts the annual Engines of Success recognition banquet every April as a celebration of individuals with intellectual disabilities, volunteers, community partners, and others who help make Ottawa a more inclusive city. The Welcome Back Family Feast and Annual General Meeting is held each September in order to conduct the required business of a non-profit… Continue reading Annual General Meeting 2013 Celebrates Individual & Community Progress

Remembering Rob More

September 24, 2013

Robert More died tragically in the Fallowfield bus crash of September 18. He was on his way to IBM where he had been working for the past decade. Rob was one of the pioneering members of LiveWorkPlay back in 1999 when he joined the team at the Bronson Community Thrift Centre, a social enterprise experiment… Continue reading Remembering Rob More

All The LiveWorkPlay News From June 2013!

July 3, 2013

ALL THE NEWS FROM JUNE 2013 June 6, 2013: A Night To Remember It’s the stuff of LiveWorkPlay legend: giving out awards in front of an audience of 250 at the annual Engines of Success recognition banquet while at the same time receiving a Community Builder of the Year award on the other side of… Continue reading All The LiveWorkPlay News From June 2013!

Capital Thoughts: LiveWorkPlay Travelers Return from Washington DC

April 17, 2013

If you are reading this entry to learn the ins and outs of the LiveWorkPlay trip to Washington, DC then you should head on over to our Facebook page. A picture says a thousand words, and we’ve got each day covered. If you believe it is more about the journey than the destination (the destination… Continue reading Capital Thoughts: LiveWorkPlay Travelers Return from Washington DC

From Vision To Reality: A Glimpse Into The Life Of Daniel!

February 12, 2013

Update! Since 2016 Daniel has been working in the bakery at Costco, in addition to continuing his employment at The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro! It has been a very busy two years for LiveWorkPlay member Daniel Pinsonneault, who came to the organization after moving from Kingston. Supported by family members including his sister Simone who… Continue reading From Vision To Reality: A Glimpse Into The Life Of Daniel!

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