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Born Social Fellowship

A journey of discovery and how to make the world a little better Our lifelong adventure is a journey of discovery and one that can result in the creation of your own mark to leave on the world – to…

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…

Let’s Get Social: Canada’s New Innovation Agenda

“Social innovations are those new processes, products, policies and services that focus on improving the social and ecological well-being of our communities. As important as STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) and business innovation are, our modern challenges — ranging from…

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…

Founding ED Vinod Rajasekaran Transitions to Board of Directors

  After five years of exceptional leadership in building Impact Hub Ottawa as a home for social innovation in our community, co-founder Vinod Rajasekaran will be transitioning from day-to-day leadership as the organization’s Founding Executive Director and Lead Strategist to…