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LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

May 9, 2022

The LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Party was a two-hour online extravaganza with a live auction that raised more than $5000, another edition of The LiveWorkPlay News (guest co-host Allison Moores), the Top Twelve stories of 2021-2022 (guest presenter Jennifer Harris), Community Partner Awards with guest presenter Ryan Nevitt delivering the awards to… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Make A Buzz Ottawa 27th Anniversary Celebration and Auction, May 5, 2022

LiveWorkPlay Receives Grant From Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities Fund

April 21, 2022

As detailed on the Ontario Trillium Foundation website, LiveWorkPlay would like to acknowledge a grant of $75,000 from the Resilient Communities Fund which supports the recovery efforts of organizations impacted by COVID-19 and helps them respond with immediate, medium, and longer-term recovery projects. LiveWorkPlay was notified that our grant application was approved on April 7,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Receives Grant From Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities Fund

LiveWorkPlay Commemorates World Autism Awareness Day 2022

April 1, 2022

April is a month filled with messages about autism and autistic people. April 2nd is the official United Nations observance of International Autism Awareness Day. All over the world different countries and different organizations will mark certain days, weeks, or months with a variety of campaigns. The public is sure to come across competing messages,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Commemorates World Autism Awareness Day 2022

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day 2022

March 18, 2022

Greetings to all LiveWorkPlay members, families, staff, volunteers, and supporters in Ottawa and across the world. My name is Daniel Pinsonneault, and it is my honour to represent LiveWorkPlay in commemorating United Nations World Down Syndrome Day, which is celebrated every March 21. This event takes place on the 21st day of the 3rd month… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day 2022

Winter Family Gathering Shares Laughter, Music, Fun

March 14, 2022

Is this the last time we’ll be together online? Maybe so! We’ve taken the plunge and reserved the banquet hall for Make A Buzz Ottawa on Thursday, May 5! Tickets are now available! If this was our last online gathering, it was also one of the best. In addition to interesting announcements including commemoration of… Continue reading Winter Family Gathering Shares Laughter, Music, Fun

Festive Family Gathering Celebrates The Holiday Spirit

December 15, 2021

On December 9, the LiveWorkPlay community gathered online for stories, music, prizes, and surprises! More than 100 guests turned out for the live music of Kenny Hayes, the latest broadcast of The LiveWorkPlay News, special announcements, comedy, and surprise donation of $20,000!

LiveWorkPlay Wraps Up National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) In Style!

November 3, 2021

It’s the Ottawa RedBlacks symbol of excellence – a slice of the team’s “touchdown log” ripped by a chainsaw from local timber after every touchdown on home field at TD Place! They’re called “wood cookies” and they represent hard work, achievement and excellence. The wood cookies are used to honour Ottawa-Gatineau heroes – people who… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Wraps Up National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) In Style!

LiveWorkPlay member Jennifer Harris elected to Council of Community Living Ontario

October 1, 2021

Congratulations to LiveWorkPlay member Jennifer Harris who has been declared elected to the Council of Community Living Ontario as announced on the final day of the annual conference. There were 15 excellent candidates with only 6 vacancies. You can listen/watch Jennifer’s speech which we have shared here. The Council of Community Living Ontario consists of… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay member Jennifer Harris elected to Council of Community Living Ontario

LiveWorkPlay Honoured with National Supported Employment Award at Canadian Association for Supported Employment Conference (September 28, 2021)

September 28, 2021

The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) Wiltshire Award of Excellence in Supported Employment recognizes outstanding individuals or agencies that have made significant contributions to the promotion of full citizenship and personal capacity for Canadians with disabilities through the facilitation of increased labour market participation and outcomes. This award is named for the original recipient,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Honoured with National Supported Employment Award at Canadian Association for Supported Employment Conference (September 28, 2021)

Exciting News At The LiveWorkPlay Welcome Back Family Gathering

September 10, 2021

We are pleased to share a selection of segments from our Welcome Back Family Gathering on September 9, 2021 attended online by more than 100 of our members, families, volunteers, staff, and community partners. It was an evening to remember, with prizes and surprises – everything from a 50th wedding anniversary breaking news about new… Continue reading Exciting News At The LiveWorkPlay Welcome Back Family Gathering

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