Ottawa Volunteers in Education provide crucial one-to-one support in local schools

Ottawa Volunteers in Education provide crucial one-to-one support in local schools

Floralove Katz was reading the Ottawa Citizen when an article caught her attention: it was about an Ottawa police officer who regularly reads to children at a local school as part of a program called OttawaReads. She was moved by the positive rapport he’d built with the kids and the constructive impact he was having…

BLG makes reading to children a corporate priority

BLG makes reading to children a corporate priority

By Jane Bachynski, Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais, as told to Meg Friedman, Director of Advancement, Ottawa Network for Education In 2001, BLG decided to undertake a national project that would involve BLG lawyers and staff at a grassroots level in the 5 communities in which we work: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. We agreed…

Golf, tiki huts, inflatable slides and charitable giving: Having fun while supporting the Ottawa School Breakfast Program

Golf, tiki huts, inflatable slides and charitable giving: Having fun while supporting the Ottawa School Breakfast Program

On August 8th, a few hundred women gathered at Greensmere Golf and Country Club for the Mierins Automotive Group Hot Women’s Open. It is North America’s largest single-day, women-only golf event, and one of the hardest tickets to get in Ottawa. Hosted by Hot 89.9 radio personalities, this golf tournament offers the perfect mix of…

JA inspired my career, my life: From disengaged high school student, to motivated college student, young entrepreneur, and CEO
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JA inspired my career, my life: From disengaged high school student, to motivated college student, young entrepreneur, and CEO

By Adrian Salamunovic, Co-founder, CanvasPop, as told to Meg Friedman I joined JA in Grade 11 at Colonel By High School. A representative from JA had come to the school to talk about the after-school program, and I thought it sounded cool.

Ottawa Network for Education is a Global Best Gold Award Winner
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Ottawa Network for Education is a Global Best Gold Award Winner

The IPN Global Best Awards are supported by The Conference Board of Canada and the International education business Partnership Network. The Awards celebrate outstanding and effective business, education, and community organization partnerships that have had a significant impact on the communities in which they operate.