The Ontario government’s decision late last week to change course and order pot stores to close feels like a bit of a double whammy to the owner of Hobo Cannabis.
Despite the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, at least one Ottawa tech firm didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger on a major deal to expand its market share.
Move follows city's extension of ban on public gatherings to June 30.
Association executives discuss best practices for identifying and mitigating common threats
- Officials concerned move may draw more people out; urge residents to stay inside or use less popular routes
The City of Ottawa is putting more than 4,000 part-time workers on unpaid leave as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the closure of many municipal…
With working from home now a reality for many, Stratford Managers shares practical strategies for leaders to engage and stay close with distant teams
An earlier economic shock permanently changed the trajectory of Nick Quain's startup. Here are the lessons he learned that will apply to many companies in 2020.
- While the CHEO Gala on April 1 has been canceled, the online auction is still open!
- The Businesswoman of the Year Awards have been rescheduled to September 18, 2020. The WBN looks forward to celebrating with you in the fall.
A Perth-based distillery is turning to the public to help fund its pivot from liquor to hand sanitizer to boost the supplies needed on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic
When businesses in downtown Cornwall began reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, local entrepreneur Kelly Bergeron wasted no time trying to figure out ways to help support beleaguered…
The City of Ottawa’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee approved $150,000 of spending last week for the city’s rural wards in the year ahead
- With the number of Canadians working from home climbing dramatically, local companies are going ‘flat out’ to deliver solutions
- In the latest issue of the OBJ newsmagazine, publisher Michael Curran talks about how the COVID-19 disruption will usher in a new era of doing…
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'Fine-tuning' aimed at ensuring employees do better off remaining at work, rather than going off work and receiving emergency benefit
Our current crisis is teaching us that social spaces within our increasingly dense urban places matter, writes Architects DCA president Toon Dreessen
New data on unemployment, a survey of business confidence and the outlook of Canada's big banks are among the stories expected to make headlines in the days ahead.