In the Media
OTL in the Media
Metro Ottawa – Ottawa’s first Repair Café a success, organizers planning more: http://www.metronews.ca/news/ottawa/2017/04/09/first-repair-cafe-a-success-organizers-planning-more.html
CBC – Get a quick fix at the Ottawa Tool Library’s debut Repair Café: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/
Daytime Ottawa – The Ottawa Tool Library talks about the Repair Café: Emily Brown of the Ottawa Tool Library and Marit Quist Corbett of the Repair Café discuss how they help to give people a way to fix things and to learn how to fix them, thus keeping things out of the landfill: http://www.rogerstv.com/
Metro News Ottawa – Ottawa Repair Cafe wants to fix the things you might throw out: http://www.metronews.ca/news/ottawa/
CBC Ottawa Morning TV – Our co-founder Bettina talking about Stop Gap with Olivia.
Rogers TV – Our co-founder talking about the seed library and upcoming workshops on RogersTV: http://rogerstv.com/media?lid=237&rid=4&gid=251964
Ottawa community news – Tool library gets boost from Ottawa start-up: http://www.ottawacommunitynews.com/
The Global and Mail – How to saw off the high costs of owning tools: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/
Huffington post -We were featured in an article by the Kielberger brothers of Free The Children outlining how Impact HUB Ottawa is instrumental to social enterprise and change: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/
Ottawa Business Journal – Kevin Ford is a man on a mission, and this week he was spreading the gospel at the Ottawa Tool Library: http://www.obj.ca/
Invest Ottawa – Ottawa Tool Library will now be expanding its offering by introducing workshops thanks to a donation made by Invest Ottawa and Onshoring Ventures: http://investottawa.ca
CTV Morning Live – CTV Morning Live’s Sarah Freemark is at the Ottawa Tool Library. Air Date: January 26, 2016 – See the 4 sections: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/
Canada.com – Hub of activity: Working together to make change: http://o.canada.com/life/
Centretown News – This library will get you chainsaws, not Chaucer – http://www.centretownnews.ca/news-news-94/5558-this-library-will-get-you-chainsaws-not-chaucer.html
CTV Morning Live -CTV Morning Live’s Sarah Freemark is at the Ottawa Tool Library. Air Date: November 6, 2015 – See the 4 sections: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/
Ottawa Sun – Off to the library …for tools as Ottawa Tool library is open: http://www.ottawasun.com/2015/10/25/off-to-the-library-for-tools-as-ottawa-tool-library-is-open
CBC New – Seeking a saw? New ‘tool library’ debuts in Ottawa: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/
CBC Ottawa news – See video below or directly on CBC website: 23 October starts at 48:20 min: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Ottawa/
Ottawa Community news – Ottawa Tool Library opens its doors: http://www.ottawacommunitynews.com/news-story/6047652-ottawa-tool-library-opens-its-doors/
CTV morning live interview: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=588998
We were featured on TwoZeroOne blog. DIY blogger Stephanie White wrote about the benefits a tool library will provide to people working on projects.
Ottawa Business Journal article: Ottawa Tool Library turns to crowdfunding while search for home continues.
PRESS RELEASE of March, 24th – Indiegogo campaign (Word Document)
CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning with Robyn Bresnahan
CKCU FM 93.1 ArtBreak Playlist: http://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/469/20857.html (OTL starts at time count 41:22)
Catch the live interview with our tool goddess on Rogers Daytime TV.
We got exciting front page coverage in the Kitchissippi Times about our win at Soup Ottawa.
CBC Ottawa Morning listeners found out about the Ottawa Tool Library after our co-founder was interviewed by Hallie Cotnam.