After years of battling side by side on the ice, he had their trust. So when Marc Brunet offered to bring friends in on a big investment opportunity, they lined up with cash in hand, they say. But now, years later, with their teammate facing charges

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
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Motorists should avoid parts of downtown Ottawa on Saturday morning because of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and a two-mile race event. Most of the delays will be felt between 10 a.m. and roughly 1 p.m. The parade will start at city hall on Lau

Ron Zambonini loved golf, so perhaps it was fitting that he spent his last day watching the final round of the British Open. The former chief executive of Cognos died Sunday evening, the victim of a lung cancer that had been discovered last year. He

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
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July employment in Ottawa

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When it comes to the job market, Ottawa and Gatineau have been moving in opposite directions. While the capital region’s overall jobless rate climbed to 5.9 per cent in June from 5.7 per cent in May despite the addition of 2,000 net new jobs,

First the good news. The region’s economy is expected to put on a good show this year in keeping with the spirit of the Canada 150 celebrations. The value of all goods and services produced in the capital this year should climb 2.3 per cent ex

The capital region’s job market showed little movement in September as the jobless rate declined to 5.8 per cent from 5.9 per cent in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday. While the number of jobs dropped 1,300, the size of the labour for

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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

It was a strange kind of quarter for Mitel, the telecommunications software company chaired by Terence Matthews. The Kanata firm on Thursday reported third-quarter revenues of $241.5 million, up three per cent year over year.  (All figures U.S.

Mitel Networks said Wednesday it will trim 10 per cent of its global workforce by yearend, a move the company’s CEO Rich McBee called a “proactive cost reduction.”   Mitel employed 3,300 people at yearend 2016, suggesting

The Salvation Army's first public consultation about its proposed homeless shelter for Vanier generated noisy opposition inside and outside the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre on Wednesday.

A former Ottawa technology star has dimmed after a series of business decisions failed to pan out. Once an inspiration to other Ottawa-area software firms, Fuel Industries recently found itself insolvent and has now been acquired by one of its credi

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

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.

Give Mitel CEO Rich McBee credit for patience. Nearly three years ago he made a play for California-based rival ShoreTel but withdrew Mitel’s $8.50-per-share offer when ShoreTel’s directors demanded more. Thursday morning he revealed Sho

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

Little more than two years after Shopify first sold shares to the public, it’s clear something special is happening at the e-commerce software company. It’s not just that its share values have nearly quadrupled during this period, or tha

Residential house price patterns in metropolitan Gatineau varied sharply from west to east during the second quarter, the Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards reported this week. While the average sale price of a single-family home climbed 7 per

Two years after Don Powell and a multitude of technology consultants were acquitted of 60 charges of rigging bids to win technology contracts with the federal government, Powell on Thursday launched a $30-million civil claim against government inves

A new DNA testing device made in Ottawa can cut the time it takes to test for legionnaires’ disease from more than a week to 45 minutes. Spartan Bioscience Inc., with headquarters on Baseline Road, said this will allow owners of office towers,

It seems every serious tech company is doing it — Apple, Google, Nvidia, LinkedIn and, soon, Amazon. They’re building, or have already built, vast new operations centres that celebrate the companies’ brands and provide unique working spa

The capital region jobless rate jumped to 5.7 per cent in May from 5.3 per cent in April, reflecting a net loss of 800 jobs combined with 3,200 new entrants. The biggest gainer by sector in the job market was wholesale and retail workers, with a net

Less than two months after Invest Ottawa hired a new chief executive officer, the organization is in the process of hiring external consultants to help formulate a “strategic plan” to help guide the region’s lead economic deve