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More than 1,000 homes could be put back on Ottawa’s housing market if the city cracked down on owners who have converted their properties into “ghost hotels” on Airbnb, a new report suggests
Short-term rental platforms are worsening Ottawa’s housing crunch, critics charge as the city's hotel association head calls for new rules aimed at Airbnb and its competitors
From treasure hunts to outdoor ‘ice bars,’ the local hotel industry is eyeing new ways to entice guests in the face of rising competition
Ottawa youth will soon have the chance to experiment with AI, quantum computing, nanotechnology and more through a new local chapter of The Knowledge Society
Anyone renting an Airbnb listing in the nation's capital will have to start paying a four-per-cent hotel tax starting today.
Airbnb to charge 4% tax on rentals, making Ottawa first Ontario municipality to reach agreement with home rental service
The Hotel Association of Canada has been lobbying the government for more than a year to make online rental services collect and remit sales taxes, estimating the cost of not doing so to be some $…
Airbnb hosts will still have to collect the charge, which is expected to raise $12M annually for Ottawa Tourism
Replacing an existing voluntary levy, the new revenues would bolster Ottawa Tourism campaigns
The government's upcoming national housing strategy will have a heavy focus on increasing the supply of affordable housing options, including rental units and Airbnb alone offers the potential for…