Andrew MonroImpact HUB Ottawa Correspondent
Andrew is a freelance business writer and copy editor in Ottawa, and Apt613's correspondent to Impact Hub Ottawa, writing about the many enterprises and organizations that call the Hub home. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the side-effects of anti-malarial medications and has strong opinions about English grammar, the best place in Ottawa to get a coffee, and the use of a garlic press.
Mike Bulthuis, Director of Making the Shift, a Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab, and colleagues are testing approaches to tackle the pervasive challenge of youth homelessness in Canada right here in Ottawa.
Impact Hub Ottawa celebrated its 5th birthday this past December as one of Ottawa’s oldest and largest co-working communities and marked the milestone by releasing a how to guide to Do Good Better.
Datafest Ottawa is a social enterprise, used as an engine for creating innovation events with their hackathons the capstone event of their year. They held their fourth hackathon on the Future of Work, which saw over 100 attendees.
Looking for ways to make your holiday shopping fun, while also supporting great causes and organization? Then Impact Hub Ottawa’s Holiday Market, taking place on December 13th, is for you!
Blue Sky School is an independent school and innovation hub with the aim of empowering the changemakers of the next generation.
A 100 foot tall wall at the Canada Science and Technology Museum is getting a major makeover by local artist and Hubber Eric Chan, known by his professional name, Eepmon, in collaboration with local social impact technology company, Kind Village.
A team of local engineers and entrepreneurs has made it to the semi-finals of one of the world’s top prizes in climate solutions. Tandem Technical, headquartered in Ottawa, is one of just a handful of teams worldwide to advance in the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global challenge to convert carbon dioxide into valuable products.
Ottawa (de)tours is a different kind of guided tour company. Founded in 2014 by local social entrepreneurs and Hubbers Dan Monafu and Susan Johnston, the focus is on providing intimate tours that deconstruct the history of Ottawa and facilitate critical thinking about the past and present of our city (and country).