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Awesome Ottawa July award to support worm farm benches in Little Italy

July’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Akil Mesiwala to support worm farm benches that drive discussions about climate change. “Climate change is happening,” says Akil, “and it’s really scary. There are many young people who are anxious about it, and this is not great for mental health, nor does it spur any positive action to […]

Awesome Ottawa: September award to support hidden toadstool homes and mushrooms

September’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Olivia Wittenburg to support her project of making toadstool homes and mushrooms and leaving them around the city for people to find and take home. “I started back in May,” explains Olivia, “because I was temporarily laid off due to COVID-19 and I needed something artistic to do for […]