Ottawa police are warning residents to be aware of the resurgence of a scam involving online offers of employment. Police said the fraud begins with the offer of employment from a questionable source on the Internet. Sometimes the employment offer i

Serial Entrepreneur Will Leverage Two Decades of Experience to Help Catalyze the Growth and Success of Local Firms  Ottawa, Ontario, February 21, 2018 – Michael Tremblay, President and CEO of Invest Ottawa and Bayview Yards, today announced Nick Qua

Shopify handily beat consensus fourth quarter estimates for both revenue and earnings and provided better-than-expected guidance for 2018. The Ottawa-based e-commerce firm reported Thursday that revenues jumped 71 per cent year over year to $222.8 m

eSentire today announced the appointment of Kerry Bailey as CEO, effective immediately.

Smiths Falls marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp. said Wednesday its third-quarter revenues jumped 123 per cent year over year to $21.7 million. That was below the consensus estimate of analysts who had been expecting revenues of $24.2 million acc

The news of a delay in the opening of the city’s $2.1-billion light rail project, which has now been pushed back to November, attracted a chorus of groans from downtown businesses on Tuesday, but many are prepared to simply tough it out for an

Ottawa’s real-estate market split in two in January as the number of residential properties sold actually slipped year over year while there was a surge in the sale of condominiums. Perhaps not surprisingly, prices in the two sectors diverged.

When is an exemption not an exemption? It seems like such a silly question. Yet, after a recent exchange with Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and her staff, it may be a question worth addressing. Speaking to a crowd of more than 500 members

Ottawa put its heart and soul into the recent bid to host Amazon’s HQ2, regrettably not making the shortlist. While this is disappointing, there is a bright side that shouldn’t be overlooked. Our bid is an important reminder that the National Capita

The owners of the Westin Ottawa have placed the high profile hotel on the market as they continue to sell off several Canadian properties. Starwood Capital has retained commercial real estate brokers Cushman & Wakefield to oversee the transactio

Of all the factors affecting the retail industry in 2018, the increased amount of consumer debt held by Canadians seems to loom the largest. High debt levels, coupled with rising interest rates, will force many Canadians to begin paying down what th

When OSEG's CEO, Bernie Ashe, 61, decided Wednesday to announce his retirement, it shocked no one that Mark Goudie would replace him.

This is what happens when investors begin to lose their moorings. In the space of just a few days in 2018, Canada’s marijuana companies saw their market value race part way to the moon and plummet back to earth’s orbit. Canopy Growth Cor

Rudimentary attacks, like information gathering, reputation blocks, fraud, and brute force attacks, increased by 71% from 2016-2017, according to new data released by eSentire, Inc.

Capital region’s jobless rate dropped to 5.5 per cent in December from 5.8 per cent in November. It was the region’s lowest rate since April. The regional economy added 3,300 jobs in December while labour force increased by just 1,500. S

Ottawa’s real estate market ended 2017 the way it began — with most of the price momentum in the west and the best bargains in the east.  Overall, benchmark prices for single-family homes jumped 7.2 per cent year over year in December to

Editor’s Note: As we usher in 2018, it’s important that we here in the newsroom take a moment to consider the year that was. The news cycle has a forward momentum and it’s easy — too easy — to stay focused on the here an

An industrial blaze consumed parts of a garage at 960 Edelweiss Road, just east of Wakefield, Quebec late Sunday morning. The building contained machinery owned by Construction Edelweiss, a civil engineering firm that maintains offices nearby. 

Canada Post was forced to hire as many as 3,000 additional seasonal staff this year to deal with a, record breaking, 20 per cent increase in packages over the Holiday Shopping season. According to the shipping company, more than one million parcels

Perhaps it was just a matter of time, given the huge risks. But when Diablo Technologies filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, it was still something of a surprise. Just 16 months ago, the Ottawa-based memory technology specialist had pocketed th

In early December, Invest Ottawa joined Premier Kathleen Wynne and a provincial business delegation on a five-day mission to China to meet with companies and explore opportunities for: R&D and business collaboration; Foreign direct investment (F

The privatization of Ontario’s largest power utility has left the province with a major blind spot: The public is no longer able to scrutinize millions of dollars consumers are paying for green energy.  It’s a situation that shows “nobody is mi

  Masha Krupp’s world imploded Sept. 27, 2016. That was the day the Ottawa entrepreneur learned her 25-year-old firm had lost half its revenues in a heartbeat. Canada Revenue Agency, for whom Masha Krupp Translation Group had been transla

Still stumped about what to get the tech-lover in your life? After meticulously sorting through the plethora of tech toys on offer this year, we’ve put together a list of suggestions that should dazzle young and old fans of technology alike. The gif

Tighter mortgage rules, which become effective on New Year’s Day, may be driving up the cost of buying a house in Ottawa. Prices for single family homes jumped 7.3 per cent year over year in November to reach $403,500, the Ottawa Real Estate B