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.
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.
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.
On March 29 join us for the launch of 613u; free online courses by Apt613.
HTML150, an initiative led by Lighthouse Labs and presented by Invest Ottawa, provided a free one day session where non-developers were given the basics of how to code.
A new comic book Immunity Warriors: Invasion of the Alien Zombies is the brainchild of Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a doctor at the Ottawa Hospital and a professor at the University of Ottawa.
These monthly lectures bring together leaders, experts and the public to share knowledge and ideas about how to build a great capital.
Local tech incubator celebrates the launch of 9 new startups that solve your most irritating problems
Does your job suck? Did your #RoommateFromHell just have a break-the-lease party… and your name is on the lease? The Founder Institute is busy training people to help you out of problems like these.
As Executive Director of Water Rangers, Kat Kavanagh and her team have made it their mission to inform people about the state of their local water, and provide tools to learn and share information through their app.
The Odawa Native Friendship Centre’s newest program is called Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (“I am a kind man”), and is geared toward bringing Indigenous men together to work against all forms of violence against Indigenous women.
Visual artists often linked with Canada’s growing Afrofuturism movement include Ottawa’s Kalkidan Assefa and Komi Olaf, and their work shows not only imagination, but also commitment to addressing pressing political issues like police brutality.
The Education and Public Programs department at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has developed a new youth council, stArtup, geared towards involving youth ages 17-25 in the gallery’s programs and operations. Doug Dumais, OAG Education Assistant and one of the stArtup coordinators, said that the youth council’s aim is “to open up the gallery to […]
With 2017 already upon us, it’s time to start working on those lofty new year’s resolutions—like eating more veggies and giving back to the community. Well, lucky for you, Soup Ottawa makes both of those ambitious goals more attainable than ever.
Which books did we check out of the Ottawa Public Library the most this year?
SAW Gallery’s annual SKETCH fundraiser, which combines a live concert, a bargain-basement art auction, and a dance party, is part of a growing trend that rethinks how fundraising works.