Shrinking supply of farmland may be deterring potential farmers
Rising farmland prices is posing a threat to new and young farmers.
Local Ottawa businesses hopeful for a strong Christmas season
While it may only be November, shoppers are already filling up their bags with Christmas presents for family and friends.
City builder: Sueling Ching is a voice for local Ottawa businesses
Sueling Ching advocates for the needs of local Ottawa businesses in her capacity as president and CEO of the Ottawa Board of Trade.
City builder: Devinder Chaudhary uses business success to give back to Ottawa
Ottawa businessman Devinder Chaudhary, owner of Aiana Restaurant Collective, partners with local charities to help the community.
Ottawa’s queer-owned, queer-friendly businesses spread kindness one sale at a time
Queer owned and queer friendly businesses across Ottawa are working to provide a safe space for all members of the community by promoting inclusivity and diversity.
Minimum wage increase takes toll on small businesses in Ottawa
Some small businesses are struggling to adjust to the minimum wage increase amid inflation and lasting COVID-19 impacts.
Byward Market restaurateurs struggling because of inflation, safety fears and fewer customers
Byword Market restaurateurs are battling inflation, seeing fewer customers and dealing with safety concerns.
City builder: Karla Briones is teaching immigrants the dance of Canadian entrepreneurship
After seeing how her father struggled to open his own business when he immigrated to Canada, Karla Briones has been helping immigrants become successful entrepreneurs through mentorship and consulting.
City builder: Artist, entrepreneur Fiona Khaemba boasts diverse representation in fashion
Fiona Khaemba is an artist, entrepreneur and founder of Ayana Arts, an arts and apparel brand that highlights the work of Black artists.
City builder: Robert Hiltz is keeping citizens up to date with Ottawa Lookout
Robert Hiltz a local journalist and the co-founder of Ottawa Lookout.
Single-use plastics ban gets mixed reception among Ottawa’s small businesses
With the single-use plastics ban coming into effect in two months, Ottawa’s business owners have different perspectives on its effectiveness.
City builder: ‘Chef Joe’ blazing a culinary trail in Ottawa
Chef Joe Thottungal is a culinary trailblazer who has treated Ottawa to a range of Indian food experiences.