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Thank You for An Amazing 2018

December 12, 2018

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (+) It might be a one day commemoration (December 3) but International Day of Persons with Disabilities launched a full five days of advocacy and celebration for LiveWorkPlay members, staff, volunteers, and partners. The extra activity included the National Conference on Disability and Employment (December 4-5),  International Volunteer Day (December 6), a Developmental Services… Continue reading Thank You for An Amazing 2018

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2018: Inclusion and Equality with Just Enough Support

November 28, 2018

The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly. IDPD aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the… Continue reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2018: Inclusion and Equality with Just Enough Support

Catching Up With Tim: Employment And Inclusion At Shopify!

November 21, 2018

Three years ago we brought readers a story about Tim Siebrasse and his journey into paid employment at Shopify headquarters in Ottawa (Shopify is one of the world’s leading companies for ecommerce platforms). LiveWorkPlay’s tagline is “where possibilities take flight” and this is one of those stories that really lives up to the concept. By connecting… Continue reading Catching Up With Tim: Employment And Inclusion At Shopify!

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!

LiveWorkPlay Welcomes Delegation from Republic of Korea!

May 25, 2018

On Wednesday, May 24, LiveWorkPlay was honoured by a visit from a delegation of social services professionals from Gyeonggi Province, near Seoul, South Korea. Gyeonggi is home to one of the most vibrant and modern urban economies in the world, with well-known corporations from Samsung and LG to Kia and Hyundai, and to top it… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Welcomes Delegation from Republic of Korea!

Annual Family Gathering Celebrates Togetherness with Music by Chicken Fried

March 26, 2018

Every year on a Friday close to April 1, LiveWorkPlay hosts the Foolish Family Feast. Whenever it lands right on April Fool’s, we enjoy a few jokes and dress for the occasion. Interesting hats are the most popular celebratory apparel. Because the event also occurs close to World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, a… Continue reading Annual Family Gathering Celebrates Togetherness with Music by Chicken Fried

The LiveWorkPlay News: January 2018

January 24, 2018

WELCOME TO 2018 We finished out 2017 by being thankful to the community for supporting LiveWorkPlay through some interesting challenges, including the closure of our office building due to flooding at the end of October. As reported, we have established temporary headquarters at St. Anthony’s Banquet & Conference Hall, awaiting re-opening of the Pebb Building at the… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News: January 2018

LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!

June 9, 2017

SUMMER IS OUR BUSY SEASON! While it might be a regular pattern for some government, private, and non-profit organizations to slow down during the summer season, it’s arguably the busiest time of year at LiveWorkPlay! Here’s some of what is happening: we’ve hired four summer students who are completing training and will be helping with employment,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!

The LiveWorkPlay News: Make A Buzz May 11!

April 10, 2017

LEAD STORY: MAKE A BUZZ OTTAWA CELEBRATES CANADA 150 ON MAY 11 It’s one of Ottawa’s best-attended and most-enjoyed community celebrations! Make A Buzz Ottawa brings together an enthusiastic and diverse crowd of more than 300 to recognize individuals and organizations who contribute to a welcoming and inclusive community. We are pleased to have Sandy… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News: Make A Buzz May 11!

LiveWorkPlay Top 15 of 2015

January 6, 2016

It was a historical year in more ways than one. It was of course our 20th anniversary year, and yes, that story makes our list below. It was also a year in which those two decades of hard work positioned the organization for the significant growth that was experienced through our ability to help more… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Top 15 of 2015

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