Ottawa Business Journal

Ottawa Business Journal is an independently owned media organization in Ottawa, Ontario, operated by Great River Media Inc.

OBJ is the leading source of business news and information in Canada’s National Capital Region. For more than 25 years, readers have turned to OBJ for the business news they can’t find anywhere else – unique and relevant articles and features tailored to local business managers, owners, professionals and executives. Since its inception, OBJ has engaged its audience through a variety of platforms, including its quarterly newsmagazine, specialty magazines, events, digital and broadcasts.


OBJ’s website, located at, is the city’s largest business news website, updated each day with unique and compelling content tailored to business owners, entrepreneurs and executives.

Email newsletters

OBJ offers its readers a variety of newsletters, including a weekday recap of local business headlines, plus specialized emails in technology, real estate and local social events. Click here to sign up.

Videos and podcasts

OBJ produces video content each week on our YouTube channel. We also distribute much of this content via our podcast on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

Print / digital magazine

The OBJ magazine is published quarterly and is available to our OBJ Insiders in both print and digital format. Become an Insider today!

Special issues

Each year, OBJ also publishes special issues like the Book of Lists, the Welch Business Growth Survey and BOMA Office Space Directory.


OBJ produces events with its partner, the Ottawa Board of Trade. Events include Forty Under 40, CEO of the Year, Mayor’s Breakfast Series, Fastest Growing Companies and Best Places to Work. Click here to learn more about attending or sponsoring our upcoming events.