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Fred Dixon featured on AMI This Week, LiveWorkPlay facilitates connection to Ottawa Swordplay

October 20, 2015

The new season of AMI This Week includes a feature with LiveWorkPlay member Fred Dixon and his relationship with Ottawa Swordplay. Below are some screen captures from the video which you can watch here. Special thanks to Caitlin Fortier, Fred’s Community Connector. Just like her behind-the-scenes involvement in helping Fred have success with his interests in… Continue reading Fred Dixon featured on AMI This Week, LiveWorkPlay facilitates connection to Ottawa Swordplay

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

Toronto Summer Institute: Report from the LiveWorkPlay Staff Team

July 27, 2015

The Community Connector team of Grace Hudson, Caitlin Fortier, and George Kranitis were joined by the Employment Supports team at the Toronto Summer Institute. Hosted by Inclusion Press the Pan Am games in Toronto necessitated a change of venue, and a great time was had by all at the campus of the University of California at… Continue reading Toronto Summer Institute: Report from the LiveWorkPlay Staff Team

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

The annual December 3rd observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly. The observance of 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… Continue reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities: December 3, 2014

An Unsung Canadian and International Hero: Honouring Orville Endicott

September 9, 2014

Community Living Ontario and the Canadian Association for Community Living will honour Orville Endicott in Toronto on September 24th on the occasion of his retirement. We do not wish to steal any thunder from that pending event, but hope that many others will pay attention to his remarkable career and follow up with Community Living… Continue reading An Unsung Canadian and International Hero: Honouring Orville Endicott

Ready For Spring?

February 21, 2014

It’s been a long Ottawa winter, even for outdoor enthusiasts, but spring will soon be upon us, and with it comes the busiest LiveWorkPlay season! Here is a quick summary of upcoming events: March 13: A free event hosted by United Way Ottawa! LiveWorkPlay will be added to the Wall of Inspiration at Ottawa City… Continue reading Ready For Spring?

Federal Budget 2014: “Ready, Willing and Able”

February 13, 2014

LiveWorkPlay has been overtaken with emails and phone messages from our supporters who noted the Ready, Willing and Able announcement in the recently tabled federal budget. You are wondering what it could mean for our ongoing efforts to bring people with intellectual disabilities and employers together. We appreciate your enthusiasm and your motivations in making… Continue reading Federal Budget 2014: “Ready, Willing and Able”

Inclusive Lessons Learned on Holiday Road

February 4, 2014

LiveWorkPlay travel support is all about helping people with intellectual disabilities enjoy travel experiences where they get to meet other people and other people get to meet them. Club Med Turkoise has proven a remarkably inclusive environment. Our last visit here was three years ago, and some of the other guests who got to know… Continue reading Inclusive Lessons Learned on Holiday Road

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