Archive for November, 2015

GNG is Up for Employer of the Year!: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  Did you know Good Nature Groundskeeping is up for Employer of the Year at the Celebration of People Awards? The award ceremony is put on by Citizen Advocacy, an organization which works to support the rights and interests of people with various forms of disability. The event takes place each year on December 3, […]
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Cycle Salvation and Habitat for Humanity: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  If you visit Cycle Salvation and find Operations Manager Paul Wylie is out – chances are he will be back soon driving a pick-up truck stacked with used bikes of various makes and models from Habitat for Humanity. While Cycle Salvation often receives merchandise from condo and storage spaces, it’s Habitat who donates by far the most bikes. […]
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Solutions for Youth Grad: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  On October 30th the graduating class of Solutions for Youth convened for an informal commencement ceremony and pizza party. Solutions for Youth is a pre-employment skills and training program for young people, aged 16 – 29, who face barriers to finding work. This sixteen week pre-employment program includes four weeks of classes and a twelve-week […]
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Professor Doug Pawson
This fall Social Business Director Doug Pawson, currently celebrating his eighth year at Causeway, is teaching a course on Economic Geography at Cape Breton University. It turns out Doug is a real jet-setter.  The job has involved four flights out to his alma-mater to give lectures as well as regular communication with his students via […]
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Kathleen Kemp: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  Just this past October, Causeway board member Kathleen Kemp was in Johannesburg to compete in an international “World Cup” for social enterprise. Kathleen Kemp is the co- founder of CigBins, a company that proudly employs Causeway clients. CigBins was chosen as the flagship project for the University of Ottawa’s Enactus team. Enactus brings together […]
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Needle Hunters Make the Streets of Ottawa Safer for All: Newsletter Nov, 2015
Above: Needle Hunter Theresa, photo by Nicholas Galipeau. For the full video produced by Nicholas Galipeau about the Needle Hunters click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcICu7_9kE8 You may have seen them: dressed in brightly coloured vests, holding long-stemmed tongs, feet and hands protected by work boots and gloves. They walk at a quick pace, their eyes dart expertly […]
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Thanks to you, Unmasking Mental Illness was a huge success!
The Unmasking Mental Illness fundraiser was a great success–we owe a huge thank you to all who came to the Orange Art Gallery on October 27th to attend! We had a great time recognizing clients, employers, and volunteers, eating delicious food, and mingling. Congratulations to all the award winners! Thanks to your generous donations, we […]
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