The past year saw the City of Ottawa award its largest-ever procurement contract, Canada’s cannabis kingpin ousted from his own budding empire and even a visit from the Mayor of Flavortown – sorry, Jim Watson, not you.
Surprises in the local business community accompanied familiar trends, as steady employment and status quo in the federal election fuelled continued growth in the city’s real estate market. Meanwhile, rapidly growing tech firms waged an increasingly tight battle for talent and office space in the National Capital Region.
These were a few of the top stories that captured our audience’s attention in 2019.
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