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

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

The jobless rate in the Capital region remained steady in November at 5.8 per cent for third straight month. The number of jobs rose by 2,300, matched by a similar growth in the size of labour force. The biggest gainer by job sector in November in t

Canadians’ spending at “Black Friday” shopping events seems to have peaked, according to new spending data. Moneris, Canada’s largest processor of electronic payments, reports that year over year, shopping on Black Frida

We really are different. That’s the clear message from the 2016 census, which has been published in stages this year concluding with Wednesday’s assessment of education, labour, commuting patterns and language of work. To date, we’

So what exactly were government officials being told before they pulled the trigger and launched the Phoenix pay system? In the wake of last week’s damning report by auditor general Michael Ferguson — who concluded the pay system is at risk of

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,

When the Toronto Argonauts and Calgary Stampeders clash at TD Place in Sunday’s Grey Cup, Eric Sommer intends to give the spectacle a pass. It was his company that built the distinctive wooden veil that adorns the stadium entrance. Seeing that

When Auditor General Michael Ferguson tables his latest report this Tuesday, much attention will focus on his analysis of the Phoenix pay system — in particular, whether the fixes being applied to this epic information technology disaster will actua

Marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp. reported Tuesday that sales more than doubled in its fiscal second quarter. sales and a massive new investment with a beverage maker on Tuesday. The company, which is based in Smiths Falls and produces marijuan

On the face of it, Vanier’s status as one of the region’s least wealthy neighbourhoods makes little sense. The former city is just minutes from downtown and bounded by 150 acres of green space to the north and the Rideau River to the wes

The great east-west divide in Ottawa’s resale housing market widened in October, according to the latest data compiled by the Ottawa Real Estate Board. The composite price for single-family homes across the city increased 7.1 per cent year-ove

The capital region jobless rate remained steady at 5.8 per cent in October over September, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The number of jobs was down1,200, while the labour force shrank by a similar amount. Nationally the unemployment rate was u

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.