COVID-19 pandemic hits new Ottawa restaurants at worst possible time
New restaurants and restaurants slated to open in the Spring are encountering unique problems amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
IN THE NEWS: Monday, March 23
Good morning Ottawa! It is -4°C this morning and will be 0°C this afternoon. Expect two to four inches of snow today, ending late in the evening. There is a risk of freezing drizzle beginning tonight and continuing overnight as the temperature drops to -1°C. Environment Canada reports. Ottawa Public Health has laboratory confirmation of community spread of COVID-19. Residents…
IN THE NEWS: Monday, March 16
Good morning, Ottawa. It is -10°C and partly cloudy this morning. The temperature will rise to 2°C this afternoon and then go back down to 1°C later this evening. Environment Canada has more. In response to the levels of spread and severity around the world, the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The Government of Canada has issued an…
Ottawa’s used book stores find ways to survive in digital market
The age of huge online retailers has not been kind to independent booksellers. Capital Current visited three independent, used bookstores to find out how booksellers are plying their trade in the 21st century.
Green advocates welcome focus on sustainability in newest LeBreton Flats plan
The NCC’s most recent plan for the now empty 55-acre lot of LeBreton Flats has a focus on the environment and sustainability with a zero-carbon goal.
‘Fixer-upper’ sells for $76K over asking: Welcome to Ottawa’s new normal, say real estate agents
With more people looking to buy than houses available, real estate prices in Ottawa are rising and experts say they won’t slow down in the new year.