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GoodTalk: Making comment sections worth watching

Andrew Monro is Apt613’s correspondent at Impact Hub Ottawa, writing about the many innovators that call Hub home. Hub is a co-working space at 123 Slater Street for projects with a positive local and global impact. Online comment forums have an enduring reputation of not being a place where intelligent and civil human dialogue takes place (to put it mildly). It has […]

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Helping with Furniture wins Ottawa Social Impact Award (Community Initiative category)

The premise of Helping With Furniture, a registered charity, is brilliantly simple. They take donated and discarded furniture and other items, including tables, chairs, linens, lamps, mirrors, chests of drawers, and all manner of other items, and deliver them to the homes of refugees, new immigrants, and low-income families in the Ottawa area, who otherwise lack the money or ability to get such furnishings.

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