"It's a perfect storm for real estate".

"His passion for winning is apparent as soon as you meet him," team owner Eugene Melnyk says of new CEO Jim Little.

The capital region’s jobless rate remained steady at 4.4 per cent in December versus November. Employment shrank by 1,600 but the size of labour force, which includes job seekers, dropped by nearly the same amount. Any employment decline was o

Loblaw Cos. has announced it will close its distribution centre on Sheffield Road in Ottawa’s east end by the end of next year. In a release, the company noted the facility, which opened in 1967, is “aging rapidly and nearing the end of

It’s still painful to contemplate what might have been. Ten years ago BlackBerry was at flood tide, the world’s biggest maker of smartphones with annual sales of $20 billion (all figure U.S.)  The Waterloo firm seemed well on its way to

The average sale price last year for residential properties across the city was $486,600.

Licence applications open Jan. 6 for entrepreneurs who want to run cannabis shops.

As we enter 2020, what better time to set goals and ambitions for the next decade? Here’s one for all of us: Let’s transform our city into the best possible version of itself within the next 10 years.

If this city wants to attract companies developing disruptive technologies and a generation of smart, creative people, we should be seen as a place of innovation, not bureaucracy.

Shopify’s co-founder and chief executive Tobi Lütke fully expected his firm would not only grow at a torrid pace, but would do so in a manner that was sustainable.

Astonishingly this prime site has lain mostly fallow since the 1960s despite, or maybe because of, its proximity to Parliament Hill.

Gatineau’s Hexo Corp. says it is conducting more research on the safety of vape pens before it sells them as a wave of new cannabis products becomes legal in Canada. Cannabis vape pens are expected to be on sale across the country in the next

In order to claim its part of Quebec government support for local journalism, the Ottawa-based daily has been mulling establishing its co-operative in Gatineau.

Anyway you cut it, this was an abysmal year for Ottawa franchises.

Farm Boy groceries is opening two more Ottawa locations as part of an Ontario-wide expansion. The company announced the expansion in a news release Tuesday. The new Ottawa locations will be a 29,000-square-foot outlet at 190 Metcalfe St. and a 38,00

The change in plans for the store at 1000 Wellington St. W. in Hintonburg is typical of deal-making with winners of a lottery for the right to apply for cannabis store licences in Ontario.

The capital region’s jobless rate deteriorated slightly to 4.4per cent in November, up from 4.2 per cent in October. While the region added 1,300 jobs, the size of the labour force, which includes job seekers, rose by 2,500. Employment topped

Not quite two decades after she acquired the rights to Bridgehead Coffee for $30,000, CEO Tracey Clark is selling the 19-store Ottawa chain to The Second Cup of Toronto for $6 million in cash and $3.5 million in shares. If Bridgehead meets certain e

Ottawa’s “biggest little coffee company,” Bridgehead has been sold to the owners of the Second Cup coffee chain in a deal worth $9.5 million. Bridgehead has 19 coffeehouses in the capital, including its landmark Roastery on Anderso

If you’ve been thinking about buying a house in Ottawa, sales data from November at first glance looked downright scary. The average price for residential properties in the resale market shot up nearly 17 per cent year over year to $501,200, a

City council on Wednesday approved new restrictions that will make short-term rentals in urban and suburban areas illegal unless the rental unit is someone’s primary residence. It means investors who have scooped up homes to rent specifically

When Shopify said it wanted to build a global tech company headquartered in Ottawa, “people thought we were crazy,” chief operating officer Harley Finkelstein says. But on Tuesday, the e-commerce technology giant announced that it had hi

Four months after a Connecticut casino launched a suit to reclaim $1 million in gambling debts from Eugene Melnyk, it seems the Ottawa Senators owner is digging in for a lengthy battle. This much can be gleaned from recent filings in the superior co

Canopy Growth, the country’s largest cannabis producer, published unexpectedly weak financial results Thursday morning, likely presaging a tough day on the stock markets for the entire sector. While revenues for the second fiscal quarter ended

Minto Apartment REIT showed Tuesday why it has been one of the region’s best performing investments. Minto recorded third-quarter revenues of $27.6 million, representing a year-over-year gain of 31 per cent. Much of this reflected a series of