News and Stories: Career Readiness, Community Engagement, Health & Well-being, Learning Category

With the amazing volunteers and partners that help us each day, we've got a lot of stories to tell!

We publish new Ottawa education-related stories each month. Follow along to learn about the great things happening in your community.

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A Local Team of Superstar Climbers Turn Their Passion into Philanthropy

Since 2009, the Dream Mountains Foundation has raised nearly $190,000 in support of ONFE’s School Breakfast Program. As the team concludes a 10-year commitment to the Ottawa School Breakfast Program, we wanted to feature them...

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IKEA Ottawa Has Championed ONFE’s School Breakfast Program Since 2003—And Shows no Signs of Stopping!

This month, we’re showcasing a handful of our phenomenal community leaders during ONFE’s Love Campaign. First up is our long-time partner, IKEA Ottawa.   Fun fact: IKEA Ottawa’s support of the School Breakfast Program predates...

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Volunteering with JA Ottawa: a Win-win for Students and Volunteers !

Every year, JA Ottawa reaches thousands of youth through hands-on activities and workshops that aim to introduce students to financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness skills. This school year, we’re hoping to involve over 6,500...

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JA Ottawa Continues to Grow Thanks to Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

  Thanks to a three-year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, JA Ottawa is growing! This grant will allow JA Ottawa to offer more financial literacy programs in French and English. JA Economics for Success is...

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ONFE CEO Update

Our search continues for the ideal candidate to become the next President and CEO of the Ottawa Network for Education. The Board has retained the services of Business Sherpa Group to continue our search. If...

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JA Ottawa Company Graduates Use Technology to Pair Local Babysitters with Parents

As technology continues to evolve, companies are finding new ways to adopt technology in their business models. Local high school students Jenny Hua, Andrea Herscovich and Jenny Shen were tasked with solving a problem in...

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ONFE’s Neighbourhood: Spotlight on Candace Enman, President of WelchGroup Consulting and Monthly Donor to ONFE

This June we’re inviting new people to ONFE’s Neighbourhood of monthly donors, and taking time to appreciate our long-standing monthly donors for their commitment to helping children and youth in Ottawa. As a part of...

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Max Lane: JA Volunteer at Glebe Collegiate Institute

By Lee-Ann Scott, Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program Director for ONFE

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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...

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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...

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