an online photo and video sharing platform with over 800 million users around
the world, unveiled their latest #Kind Comments mural in Ottawa on November 7. The
#KindComments campaign is a global initiative that turns walls around the world
into colourful beacons of kindness by creating beautiful street art that
encourages positivity both online and off.
mural can be found on Bank Street between Slater Street and Laurier Avenue West,
a mixed-use Morguard property in the heart of Ottawa’s downtown business
delighted to work with Instagram to help spread the message of the power of
kindness,” said Bernie Myers, Vice President, Eastern Canada, Office/Industrial
Asset Management at Morguard. “The global #KindComments campaign is a unique
opportunity to promote positivity through the combination of social media and
Ottawa mural features a mix of uplifting messages and bright, colourful artwork
designed and painted by Roll Her Sleeves Painting, a local
professional and creative painting collective. The mural was designed to inspire
and uplift the community and encourage passers-by to spread positivity by leaving
their own kind comments for others, either online or in real life.
100 young men and women from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and Boys and
Girls Club of Canada attended the unveiling alongside their Member of
Parliament as part of the YOUth in Office mentoring program.
Morguard property is the sole Canadian stop on the #KindComments mural tour.
Murals by local artists are also appearing in New York, Jakarta, Dallas, Tokyo,
Chicago, Washington D.C., Mumbai, Mexico City and Rome.