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  • Sewing Machine Maintenance Class is Back

    October 3, 2018

    We are excited to be offering the Sewing Machine Maintenance Class.    We are also bringing on a new teacher who has been part of the Ottawa professional sewing community for decades and we are thrilled to be working together!  Welcome Assela and this great course – register here.   Date: Saturday, October 27th.

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  • EcoEquitable is hosting a Focus Group for employers and job-seekers in the sewn goods industry

    August 20, 2018

    Do you work in the Sewn Goods Sector…or want to?  You are invited to join our Focus Group! We want to hear from employers in the sewn-goods sector to better understand your employment-related needs. EcoEquitable runs the award-winning Sewing for Jobs program in Ottawa, training immigrant and marginalized women to sew in order to join the Canadian […]

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  • Courses are posted…learn a new skill with EcoEquitable! FIVE new classes added!

    August 20, 2018

    Fall classes are open for registration! Registration is open and we have added FIVE new classes to our roster! EcoEquitable offers a number of courses that accommodate all skill levels. No sewing experience? No problem. Take a beginner course to start your sewing journey. Feeling daring? Why shouldn’t you?! Take one of our advanced courses to improve […]

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It’s an important word. For newcomers to Canada, it means long-term fiscal independence; and for the environment, it means a society living within its means.
Either way, sustainability translates into hope for the future. And at EcoEquitable, that is our sole mission.

For the past ten years, we’ve provided employment and skills training for new immigrant women and underemployed, while diverting harmful waste from our landfills.

About Us

Founded in 2002, EcoEquitable Inc. is a registered Canadian charity, providing temporary employment and
skills development training through small-scale textile recycling.

Our Partners

  • uOttawa
  • Open Charity
  • Community Foundation of Ottawa
  • ALSO
  • City of Ottawa
  • Government of Canada
  • Just Change
  • Fondation Franco-Ontarienne


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