Makerspace North

Non-profit facility was one of more than two dozen subtenants at Makerspace North that were left scrambling to find new homes after the community hub was evicted from the City Centre complex.
Businesses in the community hub received notices from the building’s landlord last Thursday informing them they had to move out of the 19,000-square-foot facility by Dec. 9.
A hub for Ottawa’s crafters and creators is finding its way to profit through a new model that carves up the industrial site into personal workshops for entrepreneurs.
Tucked away in a corner of Makerspace North, Luc Lalande is forging a new venture that he hopes will bring attention to Ottawa’s creative economy.
Makerspace North at the City Centre will play host this weekend to Random Hacks of Kindness Ottawa, which is, as the name suggests, a hackathon for social good.