Ottawa positioned to benefit from growing market for blockchain technology
The city of Ottawa is well-positioned to take advantage of the coming importance of blockchain technology.
Pumped up: Ottawa drivers offer mixed reactions to Day One of federal carbon tax
We test the reactions of drivers to the new carbon levy.
Ottawa businesses have a disconnect when it comes to hiring immigrants, report shows
While businesses say foreign labour is important for Ottawa’s economy, immigrants still face barriers finding a job in the city.
Unemployment rate held steady in December, Statistics Canada reports
The latest Statistics Canada labour survey shows employment numbers going up last year.
Stamp of approval: Chris Green’s passion has become his career
Chris Green started collecting stamps as a child. But he never lost the passion and today he runs his own business buying and selling stamps.
Opening of Manitobah Mukluks’ Rideau Centre pop-up store is about more than warm feet
Manitobah Mukluks opened a pop-up shop in Ottawa’s Rideau Centre on Dec. 8. The store does a lot more than sell footwear.
Christmas tree buyers in the Byward Market keep it real
It’s the first day of the season to buy a tree in the Byward Market, and it’s cool enough that chunks of snow and ice still hang off the branches of the Balsam and Fraser fir trees lined up along York Street.
Architecture students hope to bring a “spark of energy” to Château Laurier addition
Third-year architecture students at Carleton University will be sharing their visions for the Château Laurier addition at an exhibition on Dec. 8 and 9.
Ottawa council meets Thursday Dec. 13 to consider private pot shops in the capital
In a new report, city staff recommend that Ottawa council should allow the private sale of recreational marijuana.
Boko Bakery’s closing leaves hole in heart of Elgin Street
Boko Bakery closed on Nov. 25, ending 36 years of unique cookies and leaving the lasting legacy of Yoko Sakiyama and her family.
Allsaints announces a healthy partnership with Mealshare
The Allsaints event space is joining with a charitable organization to provide meals for young people in the 118-year-old former Anglican Church in Sandy Hill.
Fewer cars, more customers: A pedestrian-friendly vision for the Byward Market
What would making the ByWard Market more pedestrian-friendly mean for businesses, and for shoppers who rely on the cars?