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The Ottawa company makes dehydrated vegan meals packaged in compostable material for zero-waste hikers and campers.
This summer, Rios led a local team of 12 Canadians, as part of a larger group of 40 volunteers, at the Malawi Impact Marathon event. The team worked with the small fishing village of Nkope in one of Impact’s most immersive and intimate combined volunteer-and-race sites.
Liz Clarke is a 2019 Trailblazer Award winner, was shortlisted for the 2018 Impact HUB Ottawa Social Impact awards, just opened a social enterprise called Freedx, made a mixed-media documentary about being black at Bluesfest called Air Force Blacks … and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
A couple Cold War cold ones? Big Rig, Stalwart, and Ridge Rock breweries are all participating in the inaugural tasting event.
Laura Escudé visited Shopify recently to lead a workshop for Ottawa artists. The independent artist and entrepreneur has designed shows for Kanye West, Jay-Z and American Idol, among other big names.
The winning photographs of the World Press Photo Exhibition 2019 will be on display in the Canadian War Museum until August 11.
Working quietly, Costco Wholesale has donated millions of dollars to make a difference in the lives of local children. The company is 2019’s recipient of United Way Ottawa’s All That Kids Can Be award.
Carleton’s Learning in Retirement program expands to offer additional lectures and workshops at Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre
Registration for the fall sessions of Learning in Retirement opens on Thursday, August 8.
Alida Burke and Corey Ellis, founders of the technology company Growcer, received 2019’s GenNext Community Builder of the Year Award for bringing jobs and healthy, affordable produce to food deserts in Ottawa and across Canada.
Several elements conspired towards this difficult decision, including the sudden collapse of Maker Media in June, the parent company behind Maker Faire’s brand.
Makerspace North invites you to stop by Wednesday night to check out their space and learn what they’re all about.
How Code for Canada fellows are helping the Public Service Commission of Canada modernize their digital services
Digital innovation is not a phrase usually associated with Ottawa. And yet a project being carried out by a Code for Canada fellowship team with the Public Service Commission of Canada, right here in the nation’s capital, is doing just that. What’s more, this 10-month project could impact the face of public service recruitment across the nation for years to come.
At the 19th annual Community Builder of the Year Awards, Erin Benjamin received the Ambassador Award for her leadership in the music industry and in Ottawa tornado relief efforts.
Then one day it happened. I had signed up for an evening course in the downtown-ish direction from my west end domicile. However parking was limited and cost $14 for the evening! Outrageous! It was finally time to bus.
For his astounding contributions to building community, Steve was recently presented with a special surprise from United Way Ottawa.