Global citizen engagement event #100in1day is

Coming to Ottawa on June 3

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Join the most collaborative community in Ottawa.



Understand how our city works and your role in making it even better.




Meet and collaborate with others who feel the same about changing our city.




Something you’ve always wanted to see in this city? Make it happen!



Join our workshops to help build the skill sets you need to make positive change in your Ottawa.

100in1day Ideation Walk

Part neighbourhood exploration, part idea generator ...

Civics Boot Camp

Love Ottawa? Become a City Maker today!

Civics Talks

Working with people and their communities to share ideas and inspire change.


Our city is its people. We've helped individuals across Ottawa collaborate to create some amazing projects that make our city an even greater place to live.

The Ottawa Art Society Fund

Julie Hodgson came to the Fall Civics Boot Camp session in 2014 bringing her lifelong love affair with art to the table.

Lending Library

Maria Gomez Umana graduated from the Synapcity Civics Boot Camp with a burning desire: improve the city. Specifically, she wanted to develop a stronger sense of community in her Kanata Lakes neighbourhood.

Ottawa Tool Library

If I had a hammer. That was Bettina Vollmerhausen’s wish. She wanted to create a lending library similar to a public book library but with a focus on household tools. 


The scoop on our latest activity as well as highlights of past projects of which we're incredibly proud.

Synapcity is seeking new board members!

Position Title: Board Member Position Type: Volunteer, approximately 10 hours per month Position Start Date: September 2017 Synapcity is an incorporated not-for-profit organization based in Ottawa. We bring people together to share ideas, understand new perspectives and collaborate on initiatives...

Call to Action

  100 In 1 Day is a global festival that activates citizen-led initiatives in public spaces across a city. Originating in Bogota, Colombia, and spreading to cities across the globe, the festival inspires residents to...


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