Small business

As a new vegan who loved cheese, Lynda Turner's strong beliefs prompted her to leave her government job to prove that eating plant-based food could be both simple and satisfying.
Is the era of the big box retailer coming to a close? At least two small businesses in Kemptville think so, and there appears to be research to back them up.
With growing interest in the protection of honey bees and other pollinators, as well as in the origins of local food, Glenn Smirle's Bee Amazed event was perfectly timed.
Proud co-owner Phil Audet says complete reliance on solar power makes ArBru, located just outside Mallorytown, one-of-a-kind in Canada.
Business supports were excessive and show the outsized influence of business groups on public policy, economists say.
Opening during the pandemic was stressful, admits Ranelle Larocque, owner of Queen Bee Millinery in Perth, but as it turned out, her timing was just right.
The County of Leeds and Grenville’s economic development office is launching another round of funding to help small businesses get back on their feet post-COVID. 
Andi Marcus has trademarked a concept she calls DineOver, which takes the bed and breakfast concept and reverses it.
When Scott Godwin and Luc Vincent left their respective rural towns, neither expected to return to Kemptville, Ontario, years later, to start a business, a life and a community together.
For Meredith Salvian, owner and operator of The Perth Cheese Shop, it’s all about the customer experience: even if she has to close her shop doors to make that experience better.