Tip of the cap to my Order of Canada father

I’ve fallen way behind on keeping my “Keenan Speaks” site updated, probably because any “extra time” I have goes to my new role with Nonprofit Quarterly, mainly contributing weekly newswires.¬† I have continued my regular appearances on the 1310 News Power Lunch (about once a month) and on March 22 had a bit of fun discussing the issue of “new bridges” for Ottawa. I had mentioned to host Mark Sutcliffe that my father Barry Wellar had recently received the Order of Canada, and he brought this up in the context of this topic, so I channeled dad a bit in this segment that ends with a Barry-style zinger!

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A standing room only situation at the Community Living Ontario conference, which also featured a live webcast, for the launch of the new LiveWorkPlay Just Enough Support video series. I co-hosted the session with Maurice Voisin, and could tell from the audience engagement and questions that carried on well after the presentation, that we are on to something!


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Welcome Back Family Feast 2018

I always enjoy helping to host this wonderful tradition. I was also honoured to receive my 20+ years of service pin!


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1310 News Power Lunch with Sam Laprade and host Mark Sutcliffe

I felt this was one of my better appearances. Really, as long as you get in at least one solid punch line and not mumble, you are contributing.


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Now Writing for NPQ!

I’ve joined the volunteer writing team at Nonprofit Quarterly! This is my first article, and all future articles are being shared from a separate blog¬†https://keenanwellarnpq.wordpress.com/

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Talking RedBlacks on CBC

It had been too long! Great to be back on air talking football.


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1310 News Power Lunch with Holly Doan and guest host Mark Day

A lot of politics today, clearly not my strong point: my history of political predictions made on 1310 is about 0-20!


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