MECS represents a number of ethno-cultural senior grassroots groups in Ottawa. These groups provide a wide range of recreational, social and educational opportunities and activities and are looking for seniors to join them.
Partnering for Success in Youth Employment (PSYE) is a partnership initiative to ensure all Ottawa youth aged 15-29 have the opportunity to build secure employment or entrepreneurship opportunities for themselves, while supporting local economic development. PSYE is coordinated by the Social Planning Council of Ottawa and currently has 18 partners. Visit the PSYE website.
We are pleased to present the first edition of the Counting on Culture: Impacts and Indicators in Ottawa, a set of culture indicators intended to provide a window on cultural activity in Ottawa.
Community organizations and governments alike have long recognized the need for comprehensive, consistent, and reliable culture data collection and regular reporting of culture indicators. In May 2016, the Ottawa Culture Research Group (OCRG) was created as an informal collaboration of community, academic, and government partners working together to share culture data and research and to develop culture indicators. This report is the result of that collaboration.
The Effective Measures department of the SPCO provides research and evaluation services in support of community programs and initiatives aimed at improving the lives of all Ottawans. We have considerable experience conducting local community sector evaluations and have solid relationships of trust with local agencies, grassroots organizations, and community members. Our role is to bring evaluative thinking into your process of change in order to facilitate informed and intentional decision making and planning.
Partnering for Success in Youth Employment (PSYE) is a collective impact initiative to improve labour market outcomes for 15-29 year olds in Ottawa. We will increase participation in the labour market and other employment outcomes, by creating pathways to economic opportunities (employment and entrepreneurship) for youth living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods. PSYE is coordinated by the Social Planning Council of Ottawa and currently has 18 partners. For more information visit the
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Youth Active Media is a neighbourhood-based, videography initiative for youth. Youth reflecting geographic communities across Ottawa have the opportunity to learn the art of filmmaking while creating short films about issues that matters to them. Youth Active Media empowers youth to effect positive social change through art, while developing transferable skills, and providing employment opportunities for youth through paid mentorships!
BGFT is dedicated to increasing economic activity in Ottawa’s green renovations sector, and providing resources and information on green renovations to both the public and private sectors. Beginning in 2012, we have also been very excited to launch a new, more comprehensive employment program for young adults looking to enter the “green” home renovation and retrofit industries!
Watch the latest Video in the Green Home Renos Series!