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Welcome 2017 Winter Sewing For Job Participants!

EcoEquitable is excited to welcome 21 new participants of our Sewing For Job program this upcoming winter session! Registration for this upcoming session is now closed, however are accepting applications for Sewing for Jobs I and II this August 2017. For more information please contact Chelsea at or 613-562-1739 ext 301. While we welcome new faces into the EcoEquitable community and listen to the stories of those who have participated in past Sewing For Job sessions, we are reminded of our roots. The story of Lucile Champagne and her journey is worth reading. In 2001, it was fate – a sewing machine was graciously donated to Lucile Champagne. Despite its initial lack of need, the machine inevitably found itself in the basement of...

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EcoEquitable Featured in Ottawa's Popular Humans of Ottawa Blog

The closing of 2016 was a great one at EcoEquitable as we got to end it off sharing why we love our jobs with the rest of Ottawa. The popular blog "Humans of Ottawa" did a segment on EcoEquitable interviewing Anouk Bertner, Executive Director, and Chelsea Hillier, Program Coordinator. Anouk Bertner, Executive Director, @humans.of.ottawa“I think, for a lot of people coming to Canada is a real cultural shock. You know, once they have taken their kids to school, and once they’ve taken their English language classes, it’s like – ok, well now what. And people don’t like to be in social assistance. I think there is this stereotype and misnomer that is like – oh you have people and they’re just taking...

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2017 Catalogue Launch

EcoEquitable is excited to launch our first ever Catalogue! This catalogue includes our many sustainable and eco-friendly products made by the lovely ladies in our production room. See brands like: FlagbarerRemade We are your source of locally made, ethically sourced, recycled material corporate gifts! Our conference and promotional bags come in various materials. They are perfect for conference bags, gift bags, or to use as grocery totes. We have a variety of styles and can customize as needed. Check it out! 

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