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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…

NEW! Open Project Nights

Calling all who love our city and want to make it a better place! Open Project Nights monthly meetup kicks off Tuesday March 22nd 5-7pm Impact Hub Ottawa is the home for social innovation and creativity in Canada’s capital. Powered…

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,…