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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

LiveWorkPlay Community Celebrates Togetherness At The Welcome Back BBQ 2023 (September 6)

September 6, 2023

It’s a new LiveWorkPlay tradition, now in year two: the Welcome Back Family BBQ at TD Place! The agenda is deliberately light, very kid-friendly (for kids of ages), and focused on enjoying delicious food, cold beverages, and great conversation. There is only one formal agenda item for the evening, the annual staff recognition ceremony (remarks… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Community Celebrates Togetherness At The Welcome Back BBQ 2023 (September 6)

Register now for Community Living Ontario annual conference – it’s in Ottawa, September 27-29!

June 29, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the Inspiring Possibilities Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Conference, taking place from September 27th to 29th, 2023, at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre. Don’t miss out on this opportunity – secure your spot today! The event does not come to Ottawa very often, so… Continue reading Register now for Community Living Ontario annual conference – it’s in Ottawa, September 27-29!

LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting 2023 and Annual Report

June 22, 2023

AGM 2023 & ANNUAL REPORT The LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting was hosted online on June 19. Robin McIntyre, Kate Sherwood, Daniel Spagnolo, Jon Doody, Cathy Velazquez, and Carole Sheppard were elected to the board, with one vacancy to be filled over the summer to replace Andrea Saldanha, who is not able to continue for 2023-2024. We… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Annual General Meeting 2023 and Annual Report

We Named It Well: Make A Buzz Ottawa 2023 Celebration of Inclusive Community on May 11

May 15, 2023

The annual LiveWorkPlay anniversary party and celebration of inclusive community known as Make A Buzz Ottawa was created as a merger of two events (Engines of Success and Recipe for Success) in 2015. The event moved online from 2020-2022 and was very well attended, but there is nothing as sweet as making a buzz live… Continue reading We Named It Well: Make A Buzz Ottawa 2023 Celebration of Inclusive Community on May 11