Travis Iverson is working with Impact Hub Ottawa’s incubation program, Impact Academy, to build his business model and launch IverFashion, a line of clothing functionally adaptive to people with disabilities and mobility impairment, while also retaining a stylish look.
Faunapparel, a new Ottawa business, launched earlier this year with a line of sweatshop free clothing and a goal of proving that compassion is always in style.
For the first time ever, Stomping Ground is hosting a streetwear pop-up in conjunction with Unavailable, an online consignment store.
Nu Grocery, Ottawa’s first zero-waste grocery store, is leading the way away from mass consumption to mindful and responsible consumers.
With spring just around the corner, new shops, stores and specialized services are sprouting all along Wellington West in Hintonburg, and pleasing residents with new opportunities to rediscover this vibrant and unique neighbourhood. At first glance walking by Fabrications, an established fabric boutique and sewing studio located at 1018 Wellington West, it may not be […]
We chat with Magpie’s co-owner, Martin Wright, whose business has thrived on being everything the national and international chains aren’t.
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.
Maker House Co., a must for those shopping for unique locally made goods, celebrated their first year in business. In true entrepreneurial fashion, the retail business “celebrated” by revamping the store and using their holiday to build new shelves to hold even more Ottawa-crafted goods. Gareth Davies, the company’s founder, came to Ottawa via his […]
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 […]
“Self care is not a luxury,” says Mandi Lunan of This Charming Mandi, and formerly of Auntie Loo’s.
“I thought what it would be like if the audience helped us create these musical spaces. Every performance will be different thanks to the participation of the audience.”
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.
Ten tasty and useful gifts for the foodies on your list, all available locally.
For those who want to give back during the holiday season, it can be challenging to keep our efforts local and useful.
The way to combat ignorance, hate, and bigotry is honest reflection and action; connecting with our neighbours, and offering compassion and kindness.