Sparks Street Business Improvement Area

"There are no easy answers here,” Claridge Homes executive Neil Malhotra says of what it will take to encourage more residents to live, work and shop inside the Greenbelt in the wake of the pandemic.
The task force, announced today by Ottawa Centre MP Yasir Naqvi, brings together community and business representatives to propose creative ideas for Ottawa’s downtown core, post-pandemic.
With the first official day of summer around the corner, neighbourhoods across the city are coming to life – and Ottawa's business improvement areas couldn't be happier.
Hotel association boss suggests trucker convoy could continue for a while yet as some protesters book rooms for next weekend.
Bank Street, Preston Street, Somerset Chinatown, Sparks Street and Vanier BIAs have been chosen to participate in program aimed at revitalizing mainstreet retailers.
The city’s central business district remains virtually empty more than a year into the pandemic, leaving a legion of forgotten retailers searching for answers, writes Ron Corbett
In its never-ending quest to breathe life into Sparks Street, the city is asking residents, business owners, community associations and gov
Long Ma the dragon horse wasn’t the only winner in the four-day-long march of La Machine through Ottawa as downtown businesses were packed with customers. 
Downtown businesses are confident enhanced security measures for Canada Day will actually bring more people downtown.