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Ottawa tech park signals post-COVID-19 confidence with plans for new hub – Ottawa

Canada’s largest technology park is unveiling a new physical space for companies to collaborate in Ottawa, a testament to the local business community’s confidence in the future of in-person work on the same day Ontario issues a province-wide stay-home order in the coronavirus pandemic. Read more: Coronavirus: Ontario government’s…
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Ottawa restaurateur calls Ontario lockdowns a ‘kick in the gut’

Sarah Chown, managing partner of Ottawa’s Metropolitan Brasserie, tells Global News that the Ontario government’s decision to include the nation’s capital in its provincewide lockdown is unfair to restaurant owners heading into the normally busy holiday season.
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Ottawa’s budget, transit fares, Lansdowne: Highlights from a packed council meeting – Ottawa

Ottawa city council went through a series of high-profile items during a long meeting on Wednesday, approving a $3.94-billion budget and changes to the city’s deal with the Lansdowne Park operators but finding little common ground amid battling councillors. Mayor Jim Watson started Wednesday’s meeting stating his belief that…
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Ottawa finance committee signs off on changes to Lansdowne Park deal – Ottawa

Ottawa’s mayor and city staff believe proposed changes to the municipality’s relationship with the team running Lansdowne Park will be better for the city’s bottom line in the long run, according to a presentation at the finance and economic development committee (FEDCO) on Thursday. But some councillors and numerous…
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COVID-19 pandemic devastated Ottawa business confidence: survey – Ottawa

Ottawa business leaders who were previously high on the city’s economic potential had their expectations devastated by the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest annual survey tracking business confidence in the nation’s capital. The Welch LLP Ottawa Business Growth Survey (OBGS) is a collaboration between the accounting firm and…
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NCC board gives RendezVous LeBreton 2 months to resolve ‘internal partnership issues’ – Ottawa

“Unresolved issues” between the main business partners chosen by the National Capital Commission (NCC) to lead the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats are the one thing holding back the massive city-building project, the Crown corporation’s board members heard on Thursday. NCC board members said they were unable to vote Thursday on…