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Welcome to the new Impact Hub Ottawa Website

Welcome to our brand new website! We’ve been developing a new website to improve the experience for our members, events, and community at large. This new site is more in-line with the look of the broader Impact Hub network, but…

Impact Hubs Provide The Tools For Social Change

By Craig and Marc Kielburger. From the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/craig-and-marc-kielburger/impact-hubs-social-change_b_9158882.html Frederic Sune looked around his kitchen at all the expensive tools strewn on the floor. The web developer bought them for a tiling job, but would never use them again.…

Born Social: ‘Growing Up’ Differently

This past January, Impact Hub Ottawa kicked off, Born Social Fellowship, a partnership with 1125@Carleton, RECODE, and CUSA. The program is a unique leadership development program supporting 11 Carleton students to develop projects and ideas that, from inception, are driven…

Ditch your New Year’s resolutions and replace them with good habits

By Nicolina Leone From Ottawa Magazine: http://ottawamagazine.com/people-and-places/society/ditch-your-new-years-resolutions-and-replace-them-with-good-habits/ Sunday, Jan. 17, was Ditch your New Year’s Resolution Day. And how many of us even made it that far? Ottawa Magazine‘s Charles Enman spoke to Tim Pychyl, author ofSolving the Procrastination Puzzle,…

Q&A With Camp Tech’s CEO And Founder, Avery Swartz

We had the chance to chat with Avery Swartz, the founder and CEO of Camp Tech (as well as what I would describe as a super-active renaissance woman). Avery and Camp Tech are close friends of the Hub, and we’re…

Ottawa Wave Makers: Incredible Results

The first-ever round of Ottawa Wave Makers – a joint initiative between Impact Hub Ottawa and WWF-Canada – has just concluded, and the results are fantastic. The program, with winners announced on World Oceans Day last June 8, is a…

HUB Celebrates Three Years of Community Impact, Releases 2nd Impact/Failure Report

The HUB elves have been busy! Last week our community celebrated its three-year anniversary, and we presented our 2nd Impact/Failure Report – profiling amazing member stories, successes and experiments from HUB’s first three years. More than 400+ social innovators, entrepreneurs,…

Get to know: Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict

Did you know that The Hub is part of Canada’s first EcoDistrict, right here in Ottawa? Guest blog by Bryanne Robinson of My Green City Around the world, more people are living in cities than ever before. This increase in…