Growing business: Ottawa-area farms experienced surge in demand for Christmas trees this year
Christmas trees were in high demand this holiday season, farm owners say
Ottawa Christmas Market returns some holiday cheer to Lansdowne Park
The Ottawa Christmas Market at Lansdowne Park brought warmth and Christmas spirit after a year off because of the pandemic.
Manotick’s One World Bazaar celebrates 40 years of supporting artisans from developing nations
The Old World Bazaar has been directly sourcing handcrafted goods from artisans in developing countries for 40 years and selling them in the Ottawa area out of an old barn.
Ottawa anti-poverty group leads Vanier rally calling for government to ‘criminalize’ high-interest lending
ACORN is calling on the Federal Government to lower loan interest rates and prevent agencies from practicing predatory and misleading lending.
The COVID-19 puzzle: Job seekers flock to some positions while others remain unfilled
While a local retail store booms with employee applications, other sectors are experiencing a candidate shortage.
‘Pride, Not Prejudice’ provides safe space for feminist vendors, progressive advocacy groups
Local Ottawa Business creates craft show for marginalized creators to showcase their work.
Phishing scams targeting Carleton students with fake offers of online work
Since May 2021, Carleton students kept receiving phishing emails in their cmail inbox. Carleton’s ITS is making efforts to protect students from fraudsters.
Hub350 hoopla: New Kanata North tech project excites university, business partners on cusp of 5G revolution
Hub350 in Kanata aims to be a leading generator of synergies and innovation.
In focus: Small business owners return to Christmas market after two years
The Christmas market brought all these vendors together, but their stories and experiences during the pandemic are unique.
Crossing the digital divide: Affordability is key to connecting all Canadians to the Internet, advocates say
Drums and cheering could be heard outside Ottawa City Hall on Nov. 16 as ACORN members and other activists advocated for the recognition of internet access as a human right. As the world moves into a digital sphere, internet rights advocates say many people are being left behind in the transition. ACORN Ottawa led the rally at Marion Dewar Plaza,…