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Congratulations to the 2016 Ottawa Social Impact Award Recipients

When Impact Hub Ottawa and our partners at the City of Ottawa were first discussing the idea of an “award” for social innovation, we knew it had to be meaningfully different than the many programs that already exist to recognize…

Summer Recap

Happy September, Ottawa! We’ve certainly had a fun and productive summer, and we hope you did too. Here’s a quick snapshot of what we’ve been up to since our last update back in June: Artist-in-Residence In July, we welcomed Megan…

Artist-in-Residence Pilot Project

Guest post by Hub’s new Artist-in-Residence Megan Monafu One of the things I love most about the Impact Hub team is that they are willing to take a risk. In this case, a risk on a new arts project, and,…

Meet the 2016 Ottawa Wave Makers

Five new projects to bring ocean awareness to Ottawa This blog post was originally published by WWF-Canada’s Kimberly Dunn and has been edited with the permission of the author. These five new Ottawa Wave Maker projects will receive funding to…

Setting the Scene for 2017

Earlier this month, Impact Hub Ottawa hosted another edition of Hub & Spoke, one of our most popular and well-known networking socials. Typically held twice a year, this event aims to bring together our cross-sector community of innovators, entrepreneurs, and…

Working for the Ocean: Ottawa Wave Makers

This guest post is written by Hub member Tabatha Soltay, an Ottawa Wave Makers 2015 inaugural microgrant recipient. A year ago my colleague JP and I put in an application for an Ottawa Wave Makers grant. Before we knew what…

Open Project Nights is Back!

A tiny housing community project, a group collecting bikes for Syrian refugee kids, a new future cities app. These are just some of the amazing community projects and organizations who joined us for the very first Open Project Night at…

What’s Next After the Paris Climate Change Agreement?

This guest blog post is written by Hub member Mitchell Beer, co-host of the Climate Action Panel on April 20th. In the nearly four months since French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced the successful conclusion of the Paris climate change…