Category Archives: employment

The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013


(First published at http://liveworkplay.ca/blog/2013/12/30/topfive2013/) We asked ourselves “What were the TOP FIVE LiveWorkPlay stories of 2013?” To answer that question we used the insight statistics from our Facebook page. This is far from perfect (not every LiveWorkPlay story finds its … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving: Give Thanks The United Way


Many readers of this blog are aware that I volunteer as a Focus Area Champion for United Way Ottawa. I was approached two years ago when the Focus Area Champion concept was first being assembled, and I was honored with … Continue reading

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Oh, What A Night!


Stressful as it was at times, if you are the co-founder and co-leader of a local charity (that’s part of who I am, in case you are wondering) it really doesn’t get any better than the evening of June 6, … Continue reading

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Testimony to HUMA (Parliament of Canada) Generates Controversy


April 16, 2013 I testified to The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities where “Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)d) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, January 31, … Continue reading

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