Two years ago, homeowners in the capital region could comfort themselves that record floods were a freak anomaly. Rainfall in the Ottawa River basin that April — all 159 millimetres of it —was the highest it had been in 125 years according to the Ot

It’s difficult to know which is more bizarre — the idea that SNC-Lavalin isn’t qualified technically to manage a piece of the second stage of the city’s light rail transit project, or that City of Ottawa officials won’t offer

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario $52.4 million to position southern Ontario as global tech leader and help generate 18,000 jobs April 16, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadian businesses drive innovation, create good, middle-

Since he switched careers 14 years ago, David Berry — a former physical therapist with the Ottawa Rough Riders and Ottawa Senators — has been a top performer with Remax Absolute Realty. That makes him a pretty good source for assessing the state of

Much as Friday’s fire shocked him, Domenic Santaguida — co-owner of the heavily damaged Vittoria Trattoria restaurant in the ByWard Market — recognizes he is in some respects fortunate. “We’ve been in business for 27 years,”

Complimentary support to organizations seeking to host events in Canada’s capital Ottawa, April 9, 2019—Three of Ottawa’s pillar economic development organizations – Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre, and Invest Ottawa – are working together t

It’s been one of the biggest surprises of the capital’s investment universe. A real estate investment trust by the name of Minto Apartment has seen the value of its equity outpace all but marijuana stocks since it began trading last July

The capital region’s jobless remained steady at 5.1 per cent in March compared to February despite the addition of 2,800 net new jobs, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The labour force, which includes people looking for work, increased about 3,000

Cindy Pokey was first in line at Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store Monday morning. “I’m here to buy pot,” said Pokey, 59. “It’s so clean, no garbage in it, no fentanyl. It’s absolutely wonderful.” Half a dozen people were lined up outside to wait for

The Ottawa Bagelshop and Deli, a linchpin West Wellington business that has catered to food lovers for 35 years, is to undergo a renovation this spring that will cut its 7,000-square-foot space in half. “We will be right-sizing … It̵

On this, the eve of the Liberal government’s fourth federal budget, a certain numbness has set in about the fortune being spent trying to fix broken technology projects. Budget after budget, finance minister Bill Morneau has shovelled hundreds

Quote from the CEO:  “I made Ringette Team Canada when I was 15 years old. I was the youngest on the team, I played goalie and I worked hard. After seeing me play, parents from around the region started contacting me and saying, “Hey, I&

The Ottawa Board of Trade wants the National Capital Commission to partner with Devcore Canderel DLS to transform LeBreton Flats with a grand vision, rather than seeing the federal agency hive off chunks for redevelopment. Ian Faris, president and C

Don't allow the use of 'ByWard Market' in the name of a new legal pot shop at 129 York Street, Ottawa Markets has asked Ontario's Alcohol and Gaming Commission

It’s a fact: we know that diverse companies breed better products, better service and more resilient businesses. And still, barriers to entry remain, and inequality persists, preserving cultures that perpetuate inequity in the workplace. This realit

David Raynor sat at the copper-topped bar of the Glue Pot Pub on a recent afternoon, reading a book and nursing a beer, one of the last he’ll have there. A retired university professor, Raynor only rediscovered the bar a few months ago, after a long

Don’t allow the use of ‘ByWard Market’ in the name of a new legal pot shop at 129 York Street, the corporation that manages Ottawa’s venerable market has asked the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. In a submission to

The national capital region’s jobless rate fell to 5.1 per cent cent in February from 5.2 per cent in January, thanks to a jump of 7,300 in net new jobs. The labour force, which includes those looking for work, increased by 6,600. Drilling dow

Celebrated author Michael Lewis put it best in his latest tome, The Fifth Risk: one of the biggest risks facing government today lies not in politics but in managing large projects. Failure to assess what could go wrong, and to install safeguards, w

The surprise is that Ottawa house and condo resale prices aren’t moving up faster. February data published this week by the Ottawa Real Estate Board showed just 2,413 residential listings at the end of February — down 20 per cent from a year e

Savvy entrepreneurs understand that a strong brand adds real value to a business. Whether you are starting a new business or building an existing one, the selection and protection of your brand’s trademarks are critical to success. Powerful brands h

On the face of it, this doesn’t look good. We’re not talking about the 35-per-cent jump in estimated costs for completing the first two phases of Ottawa’s (now) $4.7-billion light rail transit project, though that’s bad enoug

Ottawa’s Instant Brands Inc., maker of the popular Instant Pot, has agreed to a deal that will see it join houseware giant Corelle Brands LLC. Instant Brands, which is headquartered in Kanata and has four factories in China making its Instant

Whispers in the wind. It seems Trinity Development founder John Ruddy and partner Graham Bird are still very much interested in participating in the re-launch of the LeBreton Flats project. If that’s true, they will be very interested in the results

When a partnership as consequential as RendezVous LeBreton blows up, as it did Wednesday, the knock-on effects are many. No matter how the National Capital Commission proceeds from here, key players in the city will be paying for this failure for ye