Local Ottawa businesses adapt to COVID-19 closures
Some local business owners say they are facing some very tough choices in the current lockdown in Ontario. Businesses deemed essential by the province include grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores, and cannabis retailers among others. This has forced some non-essential business owners to rework their plans to survive during the closures….
Open or shut? COVID crisis forces tough choices for Ottawa restaurants
Ottawa restaurants deal with COVID-19 and pressures to close due to pandemic.
Planking the COVID-19 curve with online yoga classes
Innergy Corporate Yoga is using the online conferencing platform Zoom to stream live classes to clients.
Gas prices in Ottawa at historic lows but expert warns it likely won’t last
Gas prices in Ottawa are at their lowest in more than a decade but it won’t help much for those who aren’t driving because of the pandemic.
5G explained: Ottawa stands to benefit from new fast wireless technology
As 5G networks are slowly being introduced, Ottawa is one of the few cities trying it out.
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.
Silver lining: Teen robotics team wired to work on after competition scuttled by COVID-19
“The main takeaway of it all is what we learn,” he added, citing the team’s preparation along the way, including the thrill of past competitions. “It’s not really about competing or winning, but the experience that we get from it, and the fun — it’s actually a lot of fun doing all of it.”
Investing in Vanier: Montreal Road gets a $50 million makeover
Construction continues on Montreal Road as hydro lines are buried. The road is now being prepared for a new sewage and water main system.
Little Italy’s food desert may soon end with grocery store in new development
Parking lot in Little Italy is to be turned into large development including 500 rental apartments and grocery store.
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.