Projects

  • Sens@School Educational Game

    SENS@SCHOOL is an Ottawa Senators Foundation initiative that designs educational tools for students to learn about mathematics, literature and physical activities.   This year SENS@SCHOOL is looking to bring some…

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    RHoK #5 - June 2016

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  • HiveSense: The Beehive IoT Project

    Since the project was at RHoK, the team is turning the concept into a business. Read this CBC article: Algonquin College monitors its bee hives with Ottawa-based tech The Challenge…

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    RHoK #5 - June 2016

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  • Data Integrations for Ten Oaks Project

    The Ten Oaks Project connects and engages children and youth from LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, and queer) identities, families and communities through summer camp programs and activities! Data…

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    RHoK #5 - June 2016

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  • Redefining the CARE Package

    The CARE Package was invented by CARE. CARE Canada is looking for a way to bring the CARE Package to digital life! Current situation: care.ca/gifts is our current gift catalogue….

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    RHoK #5 - June 2016

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  • We All Profit: Ottawa Social Enterprise MarketPlace

    WeAllProfit.ca – Launched on November 20, 2016.  Team members Nik, Chad and Stephane stayed on with the project through to launch. An interactive platform that enables consumers of all types to sources…

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    RHoK #5 - June 2016

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  • Vote Savvy & Carleton University’s School of Public Policy Administration

    The Vote Savvy team has paired with researchers at Carleton University’s School of Public Policy Administration and the University of Oxford’s Internet Institute with the aim of making it easy…

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    RHoK #4 - June 2015

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  • Ottawa Riverkeeper

    Ottawa Riverkeeper brings together volunteers, communities, businesses and all levels of government to find solutions to the problems that threaten the health of our river. For Ottawa Riverkeeper, as is…

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    RHoK #4 - June 2015

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  • Compass

    Compass is a unique alternative to high school that empowers teenagers, with guidance from their families and adult mentors, to direct their own education. “Learning is natural, school is optional”…

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    RHoK #4 - June 2015

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  • Child and Nature Alliance of Canada (CNAC)

    The Child and Nature Alliance of Canada (CNAC) is a network of organizations and individuals who are working to connect children to nature through education, advocacy, programming, policy, research, and…

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    RHoK #4 - June 2015

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  • OCUA

    The Ottawa Carleton Ultimate Association (OCUA) strives to promote the sport of Ultimate in the Ottawa region. They run leagues and tournaments, and operate the world’s first multi-field facility designed…

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    RHoK #4 - June 2015

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  • ExMNA

    Exmna.org is a volunteer-run, non-profit based out of Washington, DC with Ottawa representatives. It’s a safe-space community for people who have left the faith of Islam. Most members share a…

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    RHoK #4 - June 2015

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  • Mustaches for Kids

    Mustaches For Kids: The goal was to build a third-party fundraising platform that makes it easier and much more compelling for participants — with great images, fundraising tracking & analytics,…

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    RHoK #3 - June 2014

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  • Oxfam

    Oxfam Canada is working with a coalition of organizations on putting together a common campaign calling for a national debate to be held during the 2015 elections on women’s issues/women’s…

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    RHoK #3 - June 2014

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  • Ladies Learning Code

    After a successful hackathon last time, Ladies Learning Code has a working job board, but it still needs some work. The goal is to improve what has already been built.

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    RHoK #3 - June 2014

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  • Art Engine

    Hackerspace, makerspace and libraries all share a common problem: How do you manager reservations for limited resources? Right now there aren’t any good open source tools to do this, but…

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    RHoK #3 - June 2014

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  • Code For Kids

    Build an online intro to ruby much like code school, except focused exclusively on children. Help build out curriculum and tech stack.

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    RHoK #3 - June 2014

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  • Doctors Without Borders Canada/Médecins Sans Frontières

    OfflineImageCatalouge: An offline image catalouge. This is project done during Random Hacks of Kindness event in Ottawa to help MSF with ordering parts when they are in remote places without…

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    RHoK #2 - December 2013

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  • The North-South Institute’s Canadian International Development Platform

    The North-South Institute (NSI) is Canada’s leading international development think tank. The Canadian International Development Platform (CIDP) is an interactive data and analytics platform on Canada’s engagement with the developing…

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    RHoK #2 - December 2013

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  • Ladies Learning Code

    Ladies Learning Code is a women-run not-for-profit group working to empower everyone to feel comfortable learning beginner-friendly technical skills in a social, collaborative way. Project details To build a job…

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    RHoK #2 - December 2013

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  • Learning for a Sustainable Future

    Learning for a Sustainable Future is transforming Canada’s education system through innovative programs that empower youth and educators to create more sustainable communities. Some LSF programs include: Resources for Rethinking,…

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    RHoK #2 - December 2013

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  • The Otesha Project

    The Otesha Project is a national youth-led charitable organization that uses experiential learning, theatre and bicycle tours to engage and empower Canadians of all ages to take action for a…

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    RHoK #2 - December 2013

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  • Amnesty International Canada

    Amnesty International is a global movement of over 4.6 million people committed to defending those who are denied justice or freedom. Project details Petitions are a great tactic, but there’s…

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    RHoK #2 - December 2013

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  • Girl Tank

    Girltank is a movement inspired by young women leaders – from 6 continents and approximately 30 countries – who are already making a difference for their communities, standing up for…

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    RHoK #1 - June 2013

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