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OWBA Bringing Future Proof Program to Local Businesses

OWBA Bringing Future Proof Program to Local Businesses

We’re extremely proud to be working with Invest Ottawa and Digital Main Street to bring the Future Proof program to our local businesses. The program helps shops, restaurants, skilled trades companies, and home-based artisans increase online sales and build more...

Promoting Osgoode Ward and Other Local Businesses

Promoting Osgoode Ward and Other Local Businesses

Help Us Help You!   OWBA wants to help promote local businesses by publishing who is open and how people can still do business with you. Follow this link to send us a pre-formatted email you can fill out with information we will publish on our website and social...

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Keeping Your Business Safe During Pandemic Closures

Keeping Your Business Safe During Pandemic Closures

From the City of Ottawa: The following are suggestions Ottawa business owners can take to increase security to their properties that are temporarily closed: Remove all valuables from store front displays. This will help mitigate smash and grab scenarios such...

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List of Essential Workplaces Exempt from Ontario Closures

List of Essential Workplaces Exempt from Ontario Closures

The Ontario Government announced Monday it will be ordering at-risk workplaces to close down, while encouraging businesses to explore opportunities to continue operations through work-from-home and innovative business models. It has released its list of workplaces in...

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Breaking Down Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Plan

Breaking Down Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Plan

We thought we would pass along some informative reading we came across from Logan Katz LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants. It summarizes what the federal government response is to COVID-19 and what it means to: 1. Businesses 2. Individuals We hope this helps the...

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Share Your Input: Small Business Taskforce & COVID-19

Share Your Input: Small Business Taskforce & COVID-19

Mayor Jim Watson has assembled a task force in response to the economic damage caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. In preparing a response to the pandemic crisis, OWBA would like to be in a position to share information on behalf of local and rural businesses in...

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