Impact Hub Ottawa
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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Mom Friends packages and delivers essentials that mothers need in postpartum, which approximately lasts for the two weeks following childbirth.
CBC host Adrian Harewood will teach aspiring reporters to listen and learn during a free workshop on July 11 at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater St).
Impact Hub Ottawa has moved to a new location at 123 Slater Street and to celebrate, they welcomed the public, notably city and business figures, and “Hubbers.” The room was filled with energy and ideas, welcoming everyone to one of Ottawa’s centers of social and entrepreneurial innovation and collaboration.
Carleton University professor Paul Adams will guide aspiring reporters during a free evening workshop on June 27 at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater St).
The purpose of EthicalTree is simple: an online business directory where people can connect with businesses that sell products and services that align with their personal values. This spans a wide range of choices, including vegetarian/vegan-friendly options, fair trade, organic, woman-owned and more.
Spring is on its way and it seems like everyone has something planned for this weekend. So without further ado, let’s get to it Ottawa!
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.
Nu Grocery, Ottawa’s first zero-waste grocery store, is leading the way away from mass consumption to mindful and responsible consumers.
M, an interactive collection of art pieces by Mark B. Stephenson, promises to be creative, challenging, and playful.
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.
“My vision is that tea can open doors and become a medium for social change,” says Kevin Smiley, founder of SuraiTea.
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.
Ottawa is home to a multitude of social enterprises and community initiatives that are working hard to grow and nurture our city.