Ottawa Board of Trade

Pandemic weighs down business outlook but sparks new opportunities for local economy
Mayor said City Hall staff are working with local business groups to help restaurants, bars, retail shops and other enterprises that have seen revenues plummet during the pandemic.
Survey gathered data from hundreds of local business leaders about their market outlook, hiring intentions, financial performance and other key metrics.
Annual awards spotlight the region's top local companies and entrepreneurs.
Event, hosted by Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Board of Trade, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 25 at Grey Hawk Golf Club
Indoor drinking and dining in bars and restaurants have been given the go-ahead, and movie theatres, fitness centres and playgrounds are also permitted to get back up and running as of Friday.
As the local economy emerges from COVID-19, the Welch LLP Ottawa Business Growth Survey is taking on an even greater importance.
June 25 online and television broadcast will share compelling stories from local businesses and demonstrate how they are adjusting rapidly to this new economic reality.
Ottawa, as well as most communities in eastern and northern Ontario, can proceed to “stage two” reopening.
Mayor says campaign will target local residents as well as visitors from nearby cities such as Kingston and Montreal.