Students who joined GameStop investment craze take stock of their experience
Student investors reflect on their wins and losses from their GameStop investments.
Small business adjusting while building community
Small businesses have had to adjust because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A local Ottawa business called Oat Couture had to adapt in many different ways because of lockdown measures. This photo essay was produced in the fall of 2020 and gives an in-depth look at the changes that the business had to make.
COVID-19 causing wedding woes for brides, grooms and guests
Soon-to-be brides are struggling to plan their special day as the pandemic continues to thrive in Canada.
COVID consequences: Placed in the orange zone, Timmins hopes to go green soon
As 27 public health units transition out of lockdown measures into the Orange Zone, the northern community of Timmins hopes to return to Green Zone they achieved prior to lockdown.
Lookahead ’21: Little Italy businesses find pandemic silver lining through Invest Ottawa’s digital storefront program
The online platform Digital Main Street — in response to the pandemic — has helped local businesses through the public health crisis and will remain a legacy of the pandemic’s challenges.
Ottawa airport like a ‘ghost town,’ leaving businesses in precarious spot
Businesses in the Ottawa airport are temporarily changing course to deal with the financial effect of COVID-19.
Lookahead ’21: Carp corridor wants to tap into city’s water supply and spur more business on urban edge
The Carp corridor is thirsty for city water. The City of Ottawa has yet to extend the service to the stretch of road between Stittsville and Carp that’s home to Ottawa’s largest light industry park. Roddy Bolivar is the executive director of the area’s business improvement group and wants municipal…
COVID cash: Pandemic pressures may push more women to consider direct-selling opportunities
The pandemic may lead more women to participate in direct selling schemes.
The beauty business faces an ugly turn during COVID-19
Prestige beauty takes a hit worldwide as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of slowing down.
Market on the cusp of a makeover with council vote Wednesday
City council to vote on $129 million ByWard Market new public realm plan Wednesday with beautification and and pedestrian priority at the forefront.