Trim time: Ottawa residents finally get their lockdown hair fixed up
Many have already been able to enjoy the satisfaction of a fresh hair cut as salons and barbershops begin to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 puts pressure on small businesses in Ottawa
Small business owners are scrambling to adjust to the new normal of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Ottawa craft brewery adapts to the COVID-19 pandemic
Stray Dog Brewing company is one of few businesses to prosper during the COVID-19 pandemic.
His beer delivery has become a popular service throughout the capital.
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. “I made the decision to cut all nine of my…
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.
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.
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.
Ottawa fashion industry celebrates busiest season of the year
February to March hosts some of Ottawa’s biggest fashion shows. Many are held in support of local charities and are the biggest fundraisers of the year.
Local Ottawa entrepreneur thrives with new fast fashion company
Angela Dargham’s local fast fashion company from Ottawa, Rosaii, continues to rise in success after only one year of being in the business.
Ottawa farmers are finding solutions to long-lasting problems and local consumers can help
Ontario farmers are helping each other through coops and start-up programs to combat long-lasting downwards trends.