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North Easton at STRONGwriter. Photos by Terry Steeves.

STRONGwriter: a workshop essential for the songwriter at heart

Ottawa’s North Easton is a man who never stops thinking, learning, creating, dreaming, re-inventing himself, and delving deep to learn more about the human condition and the world we live in. He has taken this drive and created STRONGwriter, a one day workshop based on his own experiences and data gathered throughout years of research and actual songwriting.

Photo by J. Michel Carriere (Apt613 Flickr Pool)

Ottawa’s first-ever health hackathon is taking place this weekend

Ottawa’s first-ever health hackathon is taking place this weekend at Shopify with an ambitious goal: solve challenges faced by children and their families in order to improve their healthcare. Over the course of the weekend, 150 participants will collaborate to create innovative prototypes for the benefit of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre.

The Complete Streets team at graduation, from left: Laura, Aileen, Juan Pablo, Alan, Andria, Marlene, Rob and Winn. Photo provided by Synapcity.

Civics Boot Camp: Tools to change a community

2017 promises to be distinct with respect to signature events and tourism. But creating a sense of place is about more than government intervention. Fortunately, there are passionate people around Ottawa working to make our city a better place to live in the next 150 years.