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Art Angle: Laura Rose Swan

Art Angle is a new column by Apt613 contributor Jason Myerson. Speaking with Ottawa artists about their craft and the creation of a business, Jason has met artists who knit, chop, chat, paint, write, tattoo, and build fairy houses from forest detritus—truth. Their stories are a curious mix of personality and of the professional.

Chris Idalut and Michael Milton attended the Inspire Nunavut workshops in Pond Inlet. Photo courtesy of Inspire Nunavut.

Inspire Nunavut: An Ottawa startup is supporting entrepreneurship in the High Arctic

In October 2014, Ajmal Sataar travelled to Nunavut as part of a conference in Iqaluit, connecting people living in northern Canada with those living in the south. He returned feeling inspired, seeing opportunities for entrepreneurship among the youth in the territory. Sataar decided he would go back and help the young entrepreneurs access the same opportunities he had in business development.

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