As tensions heat up between Beijing and Ottawa, a small but critical business unit that employs about 300 people here in the capital hangs in the balance. Huawei has had a significant presence in Ottawa’s technology cluster since 2008. Its off

At first glance, Ottawa’s resale market for condominiums looked to be on fire in November. The average price for condos sold across the city jumped 11.1 per cent year-over-year to $285,800 on average, according to data compiled by the Ottawa R

There’s a warm mulled-wine kind of feeling you get whenever you see a friend or family member’s eyes light up after opening a gift you’ve given, and it’s clear you chose the perfect sweater/book/bottle/widget. But what if you could also make ANOTHER
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LeBreton: the options on the table

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The National Capital Commission has one more chance to get the LeBreton Flats project right following the eruption of a legal war between Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and Trinity Development founder John Ruddy. The businessmen are partners in

It’s the big question at the heart of the $700-million lawsuit launched Nov. 23 by Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk. Why would Trinity Development founder John Ruddy — the target of that suit and one of the city’s most experienced rea

Beside a wall of his Gatineau warehouse, J.R. Chardon keeps more than 9,000 wine glasses. Neatly boxed and stacked, the glasses are the property of the Ottawa Wine and Food Festival. But Chardon has had them for more than a year, since the end of th

The Ottawa Board of Trade on Wednesday released a stern statement urging the City of Ottawa and the National Capital Commission to make the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats a priority. The statement was issued hours after the Board of Trade hosted a

It was a startling omission. For half an hour last Thursday, board members of the National Capital Commission spoke in favour of a resolution that would give RendezVous LeBreton’s two main partners — Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and Tri

You can’t say we weren’t warned. Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk openly mused last summer about the risks in the $4-billion project to remake LeBreton Flats. His job was to finance the construction of a new $600-million arena — the c

For the better part of two years, John Criswick was in constant pain. “There were times when I was completely immobilized,” the Ottawa entrepreneur says. “I wouldn’t know from day to day how it was going to feel.” His m

If investors were hoping to gain significant insight into the rollout of the recreational marijuana market in the financial results of the country’s three largest cannabis company, they came away disappointed. What they did see was an industry

Big changes are coming to the Ottawa international airport, with a $25-million renovation inside the terminal that will see a new and expanded food court and retail space, and the relocation of passenger screening to the third floor of the building.

Two men were charged Tuesday with a string of break-ins in the city’s east end, Ottawa police said. The arrests followed a police investigation into a series of break-ins involving businesses in the Walkley Road, Heron Road and Alta Vista Driv

Ottawa police said Tuesday they had charged six people with “numerous provincial offences” under new provincial cannabis legislation that requires retailers to be licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. Police said they

Shopify Inc. will ban some right-wing organizations from its service after accusations from activists, such as Canadian non-profit group North99, that it was supporting hate-promoting groups. The Ottawa-based e-commerce company tweaked its rules to

Despite sharp declines in the number of real estate listings across Ottawa, the average price for residential homes sold in October increased only modestly compared with a year earlier while condominiums fetched only marginally more than they did in

The Ottawa Senators Hockey Club said it has secured a $30 million short-term credit line with BMO Bank of Montreal’s corporate finance division. The hockey club said the five-year loan will be used to give the team access to short-term credit as wel

Ordinarily, this would be a very big deal.  The day after Ottawa’s civic elections, software company Assent Compliance revealed it had raised $130 million from investors to finance future growth — one of this year’s biggest equity invest

After the shock comes the wait. Five weeks after tornadoes ransacked parts of the capital region, victims are left to ponder their fate and why it seems to take so long to return to normal. “We’re used to working 12-hour days,” say

The modern face of farming in this region is changing. In the first of a multi-part series, this paper looks at the evolution underway in agriculture and how it’s changing our rural and urban communities. On Saturday: Urban farmers. When the f

Shopify handily topped expectations Thursday when it reported third quarter revenues of $270.1 million, up 58 per cent from $171.5 million during the same period a year earlier, and significantly ahead of the consensus estimate of $255 million. (All

An Ottawa startup has been awarded $50,000 by the Ontario Brain Institute for its new suite of products that aim to help elder care facilities become more social. According to Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau, chief executive officer of Ottawa’s Wel

Having won the Academy of Chocolate’s 2016 Golden Bean for making the world’s best bean-to-bar chocolate, the Almonte couple behind Hummingbird Chocolate Maker have to wonder if one day their company might be comparably recognized by the

Chuck Rifici and Bruce Linton briefly found common cause when the marijuana industry launched, but relations fractured under the pressure of building Tweed Marijuana at warp speed. Linton and his allies on the board of directors sacked Rifici, who i

The jobless rate for the national capital region dropped to 4.5 per cent in September, from 4.7 per cent in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday. This marked the seventh straight month the unemployment rate was below five per cent, normally a s