Quote from the CEO: “Being able to take an idea and turn it into a company is, for me, the greatest reward of being a CEO.” Lawyer turned CEO,  Bree Jamieson-Holloway made the decision to leave corporate law to launch her very own tech c

An Ottawa security and data analytics firm has been bought by a massive U.K. software company for an undisclosed amount. Interset, which has been a fixture of the national capital’s technology landscape for decades, will be acquired by Micro F

Something profoundly important is taking place in the region’s economic engine — and the shape of it could be discerned this week. The Ottawa area is finally acquiring the flagship corporations that have been so lacking since the disappearance

A lot was riding on Canopy Growth’s first (nearly) full quarter in which recreational pot was legal — we’re talking the three months ended Dec. 31. Anxious investors have been keen for evidence Canopy Growth really is the country’s

Shopify reported a 54 per cent year over year jump in fourth quarter revenues to $343.9.1 million. This was significantly ahead of the consensus estimate of $327.7 million as tracked by Thomson Reuters. (All figures in U.S. dollars.) The e-commerce

Capital region’s jobless rate ticked up to 5.2 per cent in January, from five per cent in December. It’s the highest rate since December, 2017 but still low by historical standards. The January bump came despite a net increase of 1,900 j

When available residential listings fall 20 per cent year over year — as they did last month in Ottawa — you would expect a fairly significant rise in the price of properties sold. Instead, average prices edged up just 1.5 per cent to $432,800 compa

After seeing explosive growth here in the nation’s capital since entering the market with an acquisition in 2014, SurveyMonkey has spring-boarded to become one of the city’s top employers, according to a list completed for Postmedia. The

The contrast could hardly be sharper. In Inglewood, California, an army of construction workers is transforming a 300-acre site into a sports and entertainment district anchored by a 70,240-seat stadium. It will be the home next year for the Los Ang

If you were lucky enough to own a single-family home in Ottawa over the past couple of years, you would have experienced something very unusual. You would have seen the value of your house jump fastest among the country’s six largest cities. T

The practical reality that Ottawa’s challenging winter is here, remarkably doesn’t seem to be hijacking the positive mindset of Sarah and her brother Valerio, members of the Bardelli family who founded IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi S.p.A in Pisa Italy

It’s the deal that tantalized the Ottawa Senators from the beginning. Edmonton Oilers’ owner and multibillionaire Daryl Katz managed to secure a $484-million arena, in operation since 2016, by contributing less than $20 million cash upfr

Every good mediator understands there are times when warring parties simply aren’t ready to deal. So it was in 2012 and 2013 when former Ontario chief justice Warren Winkler spent nearly a year off and on meeting with Nortel’s main credi

Devcore Canderel DLS finally received the call it was waiting for about LeBreton Flats. While the partners of RendezVous LeBreton Group try to mend their fractured relationship through mediation, DCDLS, which was the runner-up in the LeBreton Flats

Business is booming for an Ottawa area entrepreneur who founded a company after he lost his ability to speak. Garry Brownrigg, founder of Ottawa startup QuickSilk, was forced to face a new reality after waking up one morning in 1984 to find that his

Mike Potter, co-founder and CEO of  Ottawa-based scaleup Rewind, speaking at Bayview Yards  Quote from the CEO: “The hardest part of starting Rewind were the nights and weekends that we spent in the first few years, while James [Ciesielski, co

On Jan. 13, 2009, nearly a dozen board members of Nortel Networks gathered in a small office building near Toronto’s international airport. They had already deliberated for days about the wisdom of taking their next, history-altering step. The

Whether you have a project in mind, are looking for inspiration or just simply something to do over the weekend, show manager Robert Johnstone contends, that the upcoming Ottawa Home and Remodelling Show  (January 17-20) is an event that’s “interact
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With the epic Phoenix Pay disaster now approaching the third anniversary of its launch, it’s sometimes easy to forget just how abnormal it is to constantly deal with messed up pay. “To be paid properly is part of a fundamental contract, whether it’s

Ottawa’s housing market ended 2018 the same way it began — with sharply fewer listings than the year before. The relative shortage was not only hugely frustrating for buyers forced to endure bidding wars, it was also a catalyst for higher pric

In yet another dramatic twist in the LeBreton Flats legal saga, the main combatants have all agreed to mediation to see if their disputes can be settled before Jan. 19, the date the National Capital Commission threatened to end its relationship with

On this, the eve of the 10th anniversary of Nortel Networks’ final descent into bankruptcy protection, we can quietly despair about what might have been — or, in the spirit of the season, we can take a little comfort from the good that emerged

This year was one of disasters, tragedy, boondoggles and love. From wild politics to wild winds to a Senators team that couldn’t stay out of the news, 2018 was filled with twists and the unexpected. It was also a year in which the whole city paused

The co-CEO of cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. in Smiths Falls says he’s looking forward to pouring guests a Tweed and tonic. Bruce Linton was in an ebullient mood on Thursday after Health Canada announced proposed rules that would allow C

This Christmas, as presents are unwrapped everywhere, Ottawa’s Robert Wang will take another giant leap toward a corporate goal that once seemed preposterous: to put an Instant Pot in every kitchen. Wang, a former Nortel team leader, is the in