Craft Makers

HUMANS OF OTTAWA

In celebration of Canada 150 anniversary, this series focuses on telling the personal stories of local Ottawa Craft makers and the journeys leading to their creations.

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"I want to be happy and plans make me happy. That's something that is really important to me. I like to be able to try to foster that feeling. And ...
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"I think the world is changing , and people are getting away from the artificial flavours, sweeteners, and starting appreciating authentic flavours. That's what I do. I make cocktails. I ...
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“I was working at Carlingwood mall when the bus strike happened, and things went down with my job. I couldn’t really get to work. I had to find a new ...
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“I like doing things myself. I kinda like to be self-sufficient. I’ve always made stuff and been super creative. We started making our own soap because of my daughter's skin ...
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“With my personality, if I don’t know something, I’m going to look it up. I’m going to research and then get into it myself. If it gets to the point ...
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“Our whole life is a series of events leading up to other events. So for me, my grandfather was a wood worker; he made a lot of furniture that we ...
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“Up until about a month ago I had a full-time job. Doing calligraphy at the same time was like having two full-time jobs. So, I quit my full-time job. I ...