On March 12, 2018, Dr. Daniel Hyams will be presenting at the second annual Youth Innovation Summit on Ottawa. Co-hosted by the United Nations Association of Canada, British Council Canada and the UK High Commission in Canada, this one-day event will includes elected officials, dignitaries and scholars from across Canada to speak at Parliament Hill. This will be followed with a reception hosted by the UK High Commissioner at the official residence. Dr. Hyams will speak about the work Fermata does, and promote social enterprises as a viable option for young entrepreneurs looking to start their career in the work of business and social care.
In addition, Fermata has been shortlisted for the ‘Public’s Choice Award’. Please click here and vote for Fermata. The funds awarded for this prize will be dedicated to support a pilot project to assist adults with disabilities to acquire life and social skills that can be applied to job interviews and progress into the workforce. We will partner with local recruitment agencies specialising in helping adults with needs to gain vital skills to successful gain jobs or return to vocational training.
Read the profile on our Operations Manager and ‘Step-By-Step Learning’ Program Manager & Special Educator, Johanna Henderson, in the Hamilton Spectator newspaper. Click here to read the online page.
Senior music therapist and program manager, Bonnie Brittain, was amongst one of the 40 recipients of this year’s ’40 Under 40′. Hosted by Business Link Media, this award recognizes 40 leading professionals who strive to make a difference in their communities, whilst contributing to the local economy through entrepreneurship and job creations. Read the full story here.
Bonnie Brittain, who provides music therapy with Hamilton Health Sciences at both McMaster Children’s Hospital and St. Peter’s Hospital, is proud to be part of the #FacesOfHHS campaign. Click here to read the full interview here.
Bonnie Brittain is featured in The Hamilton Spectator newspaper as the Young Professional. Click here to read about Bonnie’s work as our senior music therapist and program manager.
Senior music therapist and program manager, Bonnie Brittain, has had her first publication. Her chapter appears in a new book on the topic of music therapy, and is available online. Congratulations Bonnie. Click here to purchase on Amazon.
Thanks to Hamilton community newspaper, “The Herald – March/April 2016 (The Gibson Landsdale Community Planning Team) for including our work in your publication.
As part of the Millennium Development Goals initiative with the United Nations, Dr. Hyams first contributed an article of an innovative project using music in community settings in 2011. The follow up (2015) of this project has just been released and is now available. Download the full copy here (pg. 152).
2015- Music as a Global Resource FIN
The Business Link Media Group in Hamilton & Niagara have selected Fermata Inc. as one of this years Top 40 Under 40 Businesses in the region.