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A National AccessAbility Week To Remember!

May 30, 2019

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) takes place every year starting on the last Sunday in May. It is a time when accessibility and inclusion is promoted across communities and workplaces and a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities. It is also an opportunity to recognize the efforts of Canadians who are actively removing… Continue reading A National AccessAbility Week To Remember!

LiveWorkPlay Invests in Core Gifts to Support the Growth of People and Communities!

April 17, 2019

“Your gifts rest deep in your bones—yet, when you give them, they become a visible and actionable oath demonstrating over and over again your faith in the thread of life you are woven into.” — Bruce Anderson, Walking Your Gifted Path Mills Community Support, United Way of Lanark County, and other partner organizations recently hosted facilitator… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Invests in Core Gifts to Support the Growth of People and Communities!

Person-Centred Training Project Wrap-Up: A Collaborative Effort!

March 21, 2019

Three years ago, LiveWorkPlay, Citizen Advocacy, Total Communications Environment, and other members of the Ottawa Developmental Services Network were participating in a retreat, with a focus on how to evolve person-centred supports and services. While most every one of the 16 organizations was already (or planning to) engage staff in person-centred training, the question became:… Continue reading Person-Centred Training Project Wrap-Up: A Collaborative Effort!

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

Happy Canada Day 2018! Congratulations to Barry Wellar, Member of the Order of Canada

June 30, 2018

Barry Wellar is one of our 35 voting members, sponsor of the My Own Home annual bursary (supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities who move to a home of their own), and has recently been added as a LiveWorkPlay corporate member with Rotary Club of West Ottawa. And, of course, he is the father of Keenan… Continue reading Happy Canada Day 2018! Congratulations to Barry Wellar, Member of the Order of Canada

Making Connections: LiveWorkPlay and Community Living Mississauga

June 27, 2018

For the past 15 years, LiveWorkPlay has been focused on learning and sharing with other groups and organizations in the broader community as well as within the Developmental Services sector. This week we enjoyed hosting Urie Muratovski and Marissa Marr from Community Living Mississauga. Although they were very interested in the work we are doing… Continue reading Making Connections: LiveWorkPlay and Community Living Mississauga

Celebrating 50 Years for Meals on Wheels and 20 Years of Partnership with LiveWorkPlay!

June 11, 2018

It was a big night for Meals on Wheels Ottawa on Friday, June 8, as they celebrated 50 years and delivery of more than 4.5 million meals, promoting the dignity, health and independence of people who are elderly, have disabilities or are convalescing. Representing LiveWorkPlay were co-leaders Keenan Wellar and Julie Kingstone, who were there to… Continue reading Celebrating 50 Years for Meals on Wheels and 20 Years of Partnership with LiveWorkPlay!

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 Receives $1000 with Pita Pit “Refuse To Settle 2018” Award!

March 12, 2018

LiveWorkPlay has received a $1,000 donation from the Pita Pit Canada “Refuse to Settle 2018 Community Nomination Program.” Multi-franchise owner Andrew Scott made the nomination, and LiveWorkPlay was one of 20 nominees to receive the award for “going above and beyond the norm to embody community spirit.” The ceremony took place on March 8 at the… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Receives $1000 with Pita Pit “Refuse To Settle 2018” Award!

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!

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