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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: February 2024, Edition One / Février 2024, première édition Related links / liens connexes: Subscribe to the LiveWorkPlay FESG Newsletter /… 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

The Twelve Days of The LiveWorkPlay News at Festive Family Gathering 2023

December 11, 2023

The videos are below! Just scroll down. Prefer photos? Check out the album! On the occasion of our 26th annual Festive Family Gathering, Keenan Wellar hosted a live studio audience recording of The LiveWorkPlay News! This edition featured two segments, a “breaking news” feature of recent stories, plus a Twelve Days of The LiveWorkPlay News,… Continue reading The Twelve Days of The LiveWorkPlay News at Festive Family Gathering 2023

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2023: Exclusion Hurts but Love Wins!

December 3, 2023

Each year, December 3rd marks the celebration of International Day of Persons With Disabilities. The United Nations tells us that this day “aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities” and “seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the… Continue reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2023: Exclusion Hurts but Love Wins!

LiveWorkPlay Hosts Dynamic Panel, Champions Inclusive Employment at Disability and Work in Canada 2023

November 29, 2023

What a wonderful turnout for our panel session on the first day (November 29) of Disability and Work in Canada Conference 2023! Our old friends Nadine Ghadie, Dan Carleton, and Jessica Laniel from Department of Finance Canada and our new friends Amond McKenna and Angela Black from Government of New Brunswick joined Mary Gusella, Anna… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Hosts Dynamic Panel, Champions Inclusive Employment at Disability and Work in Canada 2023

United Way Minute featuring Graham Armstrong and Levy TD Place Now Airing on CTV Ottawa!

November 9, 2023

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS! This seems to be a public service announcement (PSA) for United Way East Ontario, but it is LiveWorkPlay that provided the employment supports to help Graham get the job at Levy TD Place? Yes. UWEO provided the production crew, filmed and produced the video, and has the partnership with CTV Ottawa for… Continue reading United Way Minute featuring Graham Armstrong and Levy TD Place Now Airing on CTV Ottawa!

LiveWorkPlay and TD Place Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

October 19, 2023

What is NDEAM: National Disability Employment Awareness Month? National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is an annual October campaign promoting disability inclusion in business and the workplace. NDEAM began in the United States following World War Two as an effort to welcome returning veterans into the workforce. NDEAM or DEAM was also promoted in Canada,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay and TD Place Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

October 12, 2023

LiveWorkPlay was invited to an energizing and honest conversation about the employment of people with disabilities in the federal public service as guests of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, which hosted an in-person panel at their Ottawa offices, as well as online guests from across the country via web conference. The event is part… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat