Author Archives: Keenan Wellar

About Keenan Wellar

I'm a citizen of Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) and co-leader of social change charitable organization LiveWorkPlay.ca, which helps the community welcome people with intellectual disabilities to live, work, and play as valued citizens. With Julie Kingstone, I am co-owner of Wellstone Leadership Services, dedicated to supporting a culture of excellence for non-profit, private sector, government organizations, collaborations, and partnerships. I also have alter-egos that support the Ottawa RedBlacks and Ottawa Fury. Find me on Twitter @socialkeenan @liveworkplay @wellstoneleader @redblacksfanabove @furyfanabove. I'm all over Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn too. Also spotted outdoors from time to time, mainly in the Glebe area.

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 … Continue reading

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Launch of JUST ENOUGH SUPPORT

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 … Continue reading

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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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