Thrifting entrepreneurs find Instagram a good fit for finding customers
A surge in vintage and thrift shopping builds a business plan for those with an eye of pre-loved clothes.
This COVID year: Job market recovers while stock markets soar
Markets are soaring while the job market is almost back to pre-pandemic levels
Canada in a race to build the next best electric car battery
Tesla’s batteries have positioned the company as an industry leader in the race to define the future of the auto industry and proven the need to develop and enhance battery technology.
Canadian collectors all in or staying clear of NBA’s pricey digital trading cards
The National Basketball Association has started selling digital memories this season with the debut of NBA Top Shot — its new, virtual trading card experience. Calling the launch a new era in fandom the NBA is saying fans can “own basketball’s greatest Moments with NBA Top Shot.” The virtual cards…
COVID consequences: No barks, all financial bites for pet boarding businesses in Ottawa Valley
Pet boarding services in the Ottawa Valley have fewer pets and more difficult decisions to make during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Urban and rural real estate prices soar as COVID shrinks supply and work moves online
“The Canadian dream is still there,” says Pauline Aunger. The Canadian dream to which the Rideau Lakes-area real estate agent is referring is that of owning a cottage — a woodsy, lakeside getaway from the stresses of urban living. But it’s a dream that may be harder to realize this…
Garden centres geared up for another pandemic planting surge
Garden centres saw a surge this time last year because of the pandemic. Since the Ontario government has declared garden centres will remain open during the stay-at-home order, they are seeing an increase in demand, again.
On the road again: Canadian trucker finds border crossing easier even despite COVID-19 restrictions
As they provide an essential service, Canadian commercial truck drivers continue to navigate COVID-19 restrictions as they are brought forward.
City of Ottawa to bring ads into O-Train stations to rebuild revenue
The City of Ottawa’s transit commission looks to advertisements as a way of easing the financial stress on OC Transpo during COVID-19.
Stunning ‘sunset’ park planned for controversial Zibi development on Ottawa River
Plans for a 25-storey residential building on Chaudière Island as part of the Zibi development include a new city park — named Pangishimo after the Algonquin word for sunset — offering a stunning, westward view of the Ottawa River. The City of Ottawa’s planning committee examined a report earlier this…