Ottawa paramedics say a 39-year-old woman suffered severe trauma when her motorcycle crashed into a ditch near Greely just before midnight on Tuesday. Emergency responders arrived at the scene near the intersection of Stagecoach Road and Empire Grov

The federal government is pulling an about-face on plans to bring all of its various agency and departmental websites under the Canada.ca domain name. The concept for the massive website modernization project is quietly being killed as it’s su

Residential house price patterns in metropolitan Gatineau varied sharply from west to east during the second quarter, the Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards reported this week. While the average sale price of a single-family home climbed 7 per

Assent Compliance is a 12-year-old software company with an awkward name and an unusual location for a tech firm — Ottawa’s east end. It may be transforming into something rather special. Three years ago, just 25 people worked at Assent Compli
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July employment in Ottawa

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When it comes to the job market, Ottawa and Gatineau have been moving in opposite directions. While the capital region’s overall jobless rate climbed to 5.9 per cent in June from 5.7 per cent in May despite the addition of 2,000 net new jobs,

The average sale price for residential properties in Ottawa in June jumped 8.8 per cent year over year to reach $434,500, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reported Thursday. Somewhat surprisingly, that was a bigger gain than recorded in Toronto where th

Gatineau city council has urged the Quebec government to slow down the implementation of a new regime that could determine the fate of hundreds of riverfront properties along the Ottawa River.  Councillors adopted a resolution Tuesday calling o

Sandy Zhang couldn’t believe her bad luck. The Ottawa River in early May had swept over the front lawn of her Constance Bay home and into the basement and living room.   When the water reached knee level, Zhang and her husband, Honggao Ji

Les Cours Bayview annoncent les huit commanditaires qui verseront une contribution de 1,3 million de dollars au guichet unique d’expansion des affaires et à la communauté de l’innovation d’Ottawa Des chefs de file industriels et universitaires joign

Bayview Yards Announces Eight Founding Sponsors Contributing More than $1.3 Million to Ottawa’s One-Stop Business Acceleration Shop and Innovation Community Industry and Academic Leaders Join Forces with Bayview Yards and Invest Ottawa to Fuel Entre

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is looking for new details relating to the death of a 43-year-old man who apparently shot himself after receiving a call from police earlier this month.   The SIU said the incident occurred in the aft
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Recycle Can

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Recycle Canada. is a not-for-profit, stewardship organization committed to the safe recycling, of consumer electronic waste, batteries, and paint across Canada. The organization is student lead and works to protect and preserve the environment by pro

Cyber security company eSentire today announced it was included as a representative vendor in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services. Gartner recommends that IT security and risk management leaders involved with secu

The capital region jobless rate jumped to 5.7 per cent in May from 5.3 per cent in April, reflecting a net loss of 800 jobs combined with 3,200 new entrants. The biggest gainer by sector in the job market was wholesale and retail workers, with a net

Veteran Ottawa concert promoter Ken Craig joins the national company.

Today, eSentire announced it was named one of the Top 10 Canadian ICT Security Companies in the 2017 Branham300, ranking #125 on the overall Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies list.

The average price for residential properties in Ottawa sold in May jumped 7.4 year over year to $436,600, the Ottawa Real Estate Board reported Friday.

The province’s plans to increase minimum wage to as much as $15 per hour by 2019 will see wages paid to entry level workers rise faster than they have in more than four decades. A Postmedia analysis of minimum wages paid to Ontario workers sin

Antoine Paquin, who died earlier this week, will forever be remembered as the computer systems engineer who introduced Ottawa's tech community to California's Silicon Valley.

At this critical juncture in our evolution as an economic development agency, and more broadly as a city, Invest Ottawa is developing a new five-year Strategic Plan. This plan will establish key long-term goals and actions that aim to: help our regi

Two years after Don Powell and a multitude of technology consultants were acquitted of 60 charges of rigging bids to win technology contracts with the federal government, Powell on Thursday launched a $30-million civil claim against government inves

First the good news. The region’s economy is expected to put on a good show this year in keeping with the spirit of the Canada 150 celebrations. The value of all goods and services produced in the capital this year should climb 2.3 per cent ex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2017, Kingston ON – Queen’s University and Launch Lab announced today that they are accepting applications for the Fall cohort of GrindSpaceXL-Kingston, a business acceleration program for high-potential technol

BROCKVILLE — Nearly 500 jobs will be lost within three years after Procter and Gamble announced Thursday it will close its Brockville operations as early as 2020. Employees of the Brockville site were informed of the company’s decision at

Sure, it’s a little embarrassing to see empty seats at the Canadian Tire Centre when the Ottawa Senators are competing deep into May. The question is, is this something uniquely related to the 2016-’17 season? Or is there something more