Showcasing Youth in our Neighbourhoods with #Ottyouth2017


The Ottawa Youth Engagement Committee, in partnership with Ottawa 2017, are showcasing OVER 150 youth friendly faces, spaces, and accomplishments that have contributed to the success of our capital city. Over 150 stories will be shared over Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter (@YouthOttawa) throughout 2017.


The deadline is March 15th and there are over 20 free prizes you can win just for taking part including Bluesfest Passes, Ottawa2017 Special Prize, and more.


To apply, visit, download the application form, and submit a picture and short bio of the youth-friendly face, space, and accomplishment.


What are youth friendly faces, spaces, and accomplishments? 


Faces: Tell us about yourself, similar to Humans of New York, express yourself in any way you would like.

Spaces: Let us know of any youth friendly spaces that contribute significantly in the success of our city. In what you share, relate how you have benefited from the youth friend

Accomplishments: Share an accomplishment or achievement that you have experienced! This can be as simple as starting an initiative, winning an award, involvement in your community, etc.


For more information, please contact Baies Haqani at