Staying afloat: The trials and tribulations of opening a family business during the pandemic
Capital Current’s Leah Matthews describes what it was like when her family opened a business on the eve of the pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
Witches, lovers of occult set to gather on Halloween for Ottawa’s first Mystic Market
The first mystic market, selling oddities and mystical objects, is happening in Ottawa on Halloween.
Lansdowne offers pop-up space to Indigenous-owned, mother-daughter café and art shop
An Indigenous mother-daughter team will soon open a cafe and art shop in a pop-up space at Lansdowne Park. Capital Current talked to the owners of Beandigen Café.
Pandemic passion: Freedom Boat Club sees spike in memberships as Ottawans look local this summer
A boat club company is seeing increased interest and new members because of COVID-19 restrictions on travel for its two operations in Ottawa.
With a smile? Step 3 of reopening in Ontario is angst ridden for servers
As Ontario enters Step 3 of reopening, servers in restaurants will be facing customers indoors for the first time in months. It’s a bit scary.