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.
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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.
Chef Jason McLelland wants to support families through offering free meals and free cooking classes.
Welcoming Ottawa Week continues until June 30, 2019.
Reflecting on 10 years of Apartment613: Strength in numbers has allowed the blog to survive, grow, and strive
Apt613 co-founder François Levesque: “When it comes down to it, Apt613 exists because a group of friends believed Ottawa could do better.”
Adding to the fun of early summer in the city is Welcoming Ottawa Week, a series of free events highlighting Ottawa as a welcoming city to newcomers.
Black Squirrel Books will be taking over the space to operate a satellite event venue.
You’ve heard of Doors Open Ottawa…
This weekend’s Doors Open event is Ottawa’s annual opportunity to explore a side of the city that is rarely available to the public.
Joshua Soucie: “The Collège catholique Mer Bleue’s refusal to raise the Pride Flag on May 17 is representative of a larger failure on the part of the French Catholic school system.”