Retail

At an age when many Canadian kids are slinging burgers at fast-food joints to earn spending money, Adrien Lavoie was busy educating himself on the finer points of online retailing.
Ottawa grocer Farm Boy is making good on its word to expand to the Greater Toronto Area, announcing that it will open its first Etobicoke store this fall.
An Ottawa hair stylist whose scissors tended to the tresses of some of the country's biggest political players has died.
About 15 Shopify employees – product managers, engineers, designers – have been through West End Kids in Westboro, receiving a crash course in the market they hope to capture.
Eatery is already earning top grades from local tech entrepreneurs.
The Ontario government has approved 76 new grocery stores to sell beer and cider, including five new locations in Ottawa.
Elgin Street could see a reduction of on-street parking and a speed limit as low as 30 km/h as part of a multi-year, multimillion-dollar renewal plan.
Local brewers see an LCBO strike as either a major boon to their business or a major bust.
The Main Farmers’ Market will be moving back to its Main Street home after a two-year stint at the Museum of Nature. 
Elgin Street’s Slice and Co. has permanently closed, but its owner will reopen the location as a new bar focused on offering a wide local beer selection later this month.