Canada’s Capital is home to a diverse community of makers, artists and entrepreneurs who continue to help shape Ottawa’s evolving identity. They choose to live in Ottawa, where they can access the best of a big city, with the supportive community atmosphere of a small town. This inspires them to create authentic products and experiences that perfectly complement the traditional national museums and major attractions Ottawa is known for.
Through a series of videos, Ottawa’s Own explores local individuals whose talents highlight some of Ottawa’s best attributes. Get to know an adventurous whitewater kayaker, an inventive ice cream shop owner, a popular apparel maker, a pair of inspired coffee roasters, a skateboarder-turned-paddle-manufacturer, and a creative muralist beautifying Ottawa’s buildings and alleyways.
Visit the Ottawa’s Own website to see how these passionate people contribute to Ottawa’s reputation as one of the best places in the world to live and to visit.