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Rural Tourism Campaign to Promote Local Businesses

Rural Tourism Campaign to Promote Local Businesses

The Rural Cycling & Tourism Campaign encouraging Ottawa residents to get out of the urban and suburban centres and visit local rural attractions. One of the promotions is a contest to discover Ottawa's Rural Communities and you can win cash simply for describing your...

Reopening Workshop for Rural Businesses and Agricultural

Reopening Workshop for Rural Businesses and Agricultural

Ottawa Public Health, in partnership with the Ottawa Board of Trade, is hosting a Business Reopening Workshop specifically geared towards rural and agricultural businesses. The workshop will be hosted July 9th at 1pm on Zoom and will include a short presentation by...

Waived Fees for all Patio and Café Permits

Waived Fees for all Patio and Café Permits

City of Ottawa is continuing to provide assistance to support the re-opening of local businesses. On Wednesday June 10, 2020, Council approved the waiving of fees for all patio and café permits as well as approved a special permit to allow patios on private property....

2020 Food Vending in Parks Program

2020 Food Vending in Parks Program

Through the economic recovery efforts of the City, the focus of the 2020 Food Vending in Parks Program is to assist restaurants and food truck or cart operators who have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Food trucks are allowed to set up at 28...

New Business and Retail Opportunities in Greely

New Business and Retail Opportunities in Greely

The Greely Village Centre has just started constructing a 6000 sq. ft. Business/retail building located at 6075 Bank Street. More information on this new commercial campus is available here and in this downloadable brochure.

City Of Ottawa Reopening Plan

City Of Ottawa Reopening Plan

The City’s plan to re-open services and programs is based on guidance from Ottawa Public Health and aligns with the Province of Ontario’s plan to gradually relax emergency orders. Read it here.  

Ottawa’s Solid Waste Master Plan

Ottawa’s Solid Waste Master Plan

The City has completed the first phase of its Solid Waste Master Plan, a 30-year plan that will guide how it manages solid waste. This report provides an overview of waste management in Ottawa and explains what we have been doing in phase one. It also highlights...

Economic Support and Recovery in Ottawa

Economic Support and Recovery in Ottawa

Ottawa businesses can go here to see the many resources and supports available as Ottawa moves in to Stage 2 re-openings this week. Private sector businesses like PwC Canada are also offering support like automated tools to help you sort through the options available...

Re-opening in Ontario – What’s Next

Re-opening in Ontario – What’s Next

Learn about what can reopen in each stage and where, according to the government’s regional approach to stage 2. Starting June 12, 2020 Ottawa Public Health Region is allowed to proceed with Stage 2 re-openings. Details here.  

Online Business Basics Webinars

Online Business Basics Webinars

Invest Ottawa is hosting their 2020 Workshop Series. They are free and a great resource for businesses on a number of timely and important topics. Data Protection and Privacy Tue, June 23, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT This webinar is aimed at both main street and...

Small Business Relief Fund

Small Business Relief Fund

As part of its Canadian Business Resilience Network campaign, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will provide 62 small Canadian businesses from coast to coast to coast with $10,000 grants to help their recovery efforts during these unprecedented times. See how to apply...

Economic Recovery Planning Town Hall

Economic Recovery Planning Town Hall

The City of Ottawa is holding a virtual town hall on Ottawa’s economic recovery planning amid COVID-19 on Friday, May 29 at 1 pm.   Virtual town hall details

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