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Make a Buzz Ottawa: LiveWorkPlay 29th Anniversary and Celebration of Community, 10 May 2024

May 15, 2024

What an amazing evening at LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa Celebration of Community 2024! 200 supporters gathered at the Preston Event Centre to enjoy a live edition of The LiveWorkPlay News followed by the Inclusive Employer awards, Volunteer and Community Partner awards, presentation of the My Own Home bursary, the Community Ambassador award, and the… Continue reading Make a Buzz Ottawa: LiveWorkPlay 29th Anniversary and Celebration of Community, 10 May 2024

National Volunteer Week 2024

April 19, 2024

National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2024 kicked off on April 14. LiveWorkPlay shared a week-long celebration of volunteerism to showcase not only the importance of volunteers to our mission, but to demonstrate this year’s NVW theme: every moment of volunteering at LiveWorkPlay matters! Interested in volunteering? During National Volunteer Week, we want to recognize every volunteer… Continue reading National Volunteer Week 2024

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!

LiveWorkPlay Open House and World Autism Awareness Day Celebration with Bayview Yards Community

April 4, 2024

On the afternoon of April 2, 2024, the LiveWorkPlay membership, staff, volunteers, and community partners came together with other members of the Bayview Yards innovation hub to share messages of welcome and gratitude. Bayview Yards became the new home for LiveWorkPlay in November of 2023 after our previous office building endured a catastrophic flood. LiveWorkPlay… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Open House and World Autism Awareness Day Celebration with Bayview Yards Community

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day, March 21, 2024

March 14, 2024

The World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) theme is the message that supporters around the world are asked to share on and around 21 March. For World Down Syndrome Day 2024, the theme is a call for people around the world to End The Stereotypes. A stereotype is a set idea that people have about what… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day, March 21, 2024

LiveWorkPlay and the 50 – 30 Challenge: Part 2 of 3

February 28, 2024

The 50 – 30 Challenge is an initiative between the Government of Canada, Canadian businesses, and diversity organizations. At the time of publishing this post, there were more than 2,450 participating organizations, and more are signing up every day! LiveWorkPlay is proud to be just one of the members of that growing list. The goal… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay and the 50 – 30 Challenge: Part 2 of 3

Keenan Wellar Interview on 580 CFRA Discussing Community Living Ontario #5toSurvive Campaign

February 4, 2024

Listen to the original CFRA 580 audio-only here (share feature available) interview with Keenan Wellar, Co-Leader and Director of Communications at LiveWorkPlay with CFRA Live host Andrew Pinsent, or listen and view the captioned version below. You can also read a transcript below. You can also read the Community Living Ontario presentation to the Minister… Continue reading Keenan Wellar Interview on 580 CFRA Discussing Community Living Ontario #5toSurvive Campaign

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: May 2024, Edition Two / Mai 2024, deuxième édition February 2024, Edition One / Février 2024, première édition Related links /… Continue reading Federal Employment Strategy Group (FESG) | Groupe de la stratégie fédérale sur l’emploi (GSFE)

LiveWorkPlay and the 50-30 Challenge: Part 1 of 3

January 17, 2024

The 50 – 30 Challenge is an initiative between the Government of Canada, Canadian businesses, and diversity organizations. At the time of publishing this post, there were 2,378 participating organizations, and more are signing up every day! LiveWorkPlay is proud to be just one of the members of that growing list. The goal is to… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay and the 50-30 Challenge: Part 1 of 3

#5toSurvive Campaign Championed on CTV Ottawa by Tina Williams, Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley

December 20, 2023

We are “good news” people here at LiveWorkPlay. We focus on showcasing progress and positive developments to support inclusion and social change. But it is a reality that like all organizations delivering supports and services, we need sufficient resources to do our work. And the objective data explains why this is becoming increasingly difficult. Some… Continue reading #5toSurvive Campaign Championed on CTV Ottawa by Tina Williams, Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley