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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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  • Surprise! Mini POP-UP Fabric Sale this Saturday, August 25!

    August 20, 2018

    Surprise! Don’t miss out on our Mini Pop Up Fabric Sale next Saturday! Our boutique is bursting at the seams and we need to make room for more donations! Visit us Saturday, August 25th for a Pop-Up Mini Fabric Sale. Be sure to check in on the Facebook event so you don’t forget. Complete your […]

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Sustainability

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
  • OCISO
  • YMCA-YWCA
  • Just Change
  • Fondation Franco-Ontarienne

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