Gatineau cannabis grower Hydropothecary Corp. has chosen Ottawa’s Shopify to help it sell cannabis over the Internet to patients with a prescription. The bilingual website will serve Hydropothecary’s medical customers, provide information

The governments of Canada, Ontario and Quebec are partnering with some of the world’s digital heavyweights to usher in the next generation of wireless technology. A $400-million public-private investment will create a corridor of 5G wireless test be

eSentire today announced the appointment of Chris Gesell as chief strategy and marketing officer, and Brett Davis as executive vice president, global sales, effective immediately.

After years of battling side by side on the ice, he had their trust. So when Marc Brunet offered to bring friends in on a big investment opportunity, they lined up with cash in hand, they say. But now, years later, with their teammate facing charges

Motorists should avoid parts of downtown Ottawa on Saturday morning because of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and a two-mile race event. Most of the delays will be felt between 10 a.m. and roughly 1 p.m. The parade will start at city hall on Lau

The capital region added 2,500 net new jobs in February, helping to push down the local unemployment rate to 5.1 per cent compared to 5.2 per cent in January. The labour force, which includes people looking for work, grew a comparatively modest 1,50

Ottawa’s real-estate market is becoming so tight that many homeowners are refusing to put their properties up for sale until they can be assured they’ve got someplace else to go. “I’ve been in real estate since 2004,” s

Marie Boivin was sitting at a Starbucks a year and a half ago when she got a call from her accountant. “He said to me, ‘You have to turn on CNN,'” she recalled. “‘It’s bad. It’s really bad.'” Then-U.S.

The province’s ban on door-to-door sale of certain services and appliances came into effect Thursday. The ban, which has been long discussed by the Ontario government, comes after Ontarians have flooded the government’s consumer protecti

Mitel Networks chief executive officer Rich McBee said he is pushing the pause button on his seven-year acquisition strategy. “We now have critical mass,” he said Thursday during a conference call to detail his company’s fourth qua

Ottawa police are warning residents to be aware of the resurgence of a scam involving online offers of employment. Police said the fraud begins with the offer of employment from a questionable source on the Internet. Sometimes the employment offer i

Serial Entrepreneur Will Leverage Two Decades of Experience to Help Catalyze the Growth and Success of Local Firms  Ottawa, Ontario, February 21, 2018 – Michael Tremblay, President and CEO of Invest Ottawa and Bayview Yards, today announced Nick Qua

Shopify handily beat consensus fourth quarter estimates for both revenue and earnings and provided better-than-expected guidance for 2018. The Ottawa-based e-commerce firm reported Thursday that revenues jumped 71 per cent year over year to $222.8 m

eSentire today announced the appointment of Kerry Bailey as CEO, effective immediately.

Smiths Falls marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp. said Wednesday its third-quarter revenues jumped 123 per cent year over year to $21.7 million. That was below the consensus estimate of analysts who had been expecting revenues of $24.2 million acc

The news of a delay in the opening of the city’s $2.1-billion light rail project, which has now been pushed back to November, attracted a chorus of groans from downtown businesses on Tuesday, but many are prepared to simply tough it out for an

Ottawa’s real-estate market split in two in January as the number of residential properties sold actually slipped year over year while there was a surge in the sale of condominiums. Perhaps not surprisingly, prices in the two sectors diverged.

When is an exemption not an exemption? It seems like such a silly question. Yet, after a recent exchange with Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and her staff, it may be a question worth addressing. Speaking to a crowd of more than 500 members

Ottawa put its heart and soul into the recent bid to host Amazon’s HQ2, regrettably not making the shortlist. While this is disappointing, there is a bright side that shouldn’t be overlooked. Our bid is an important reminder that the National Capita

The owners of the Westin Ottawa have placed the high profile hotel on the market as they continue to sell off several Canadian properties. Starwood Capital has retained commercial real estate brokers Cushman & Wakefield to oversee the transactio

Of all the factors affecting the retail industry in 2018, the increased amount of consumer debt held by Canadians seems to loom the largest. High debt levels, coupled with rising interest rates, will force many Canadians to begin paying down what th

When OSEG's CEO, Bernie Ashe, 61, decided Wednesday to announce his retirement, it shocked no one that Mark Goudie would replace him.

This is what happens when investors begin to lose their moorings. In the space of just a few days in 2018, Canada’s marijuana companies saw their market value race part way to the moon and plummet back to earth’s orbit. Canopy Growth Cor

Rudimentary attacks, like information gathering, reputation blocks, fraud, and brute force attacks, increased by 71% from 2016-2017, according to new data released by eSentire, Inc.

Capital region’s jobless rate dropped to 5.5 per cent in December from 5.8 per cent in November. It was the region’s lowest rate since April. The regional economy added 3,300 jobs in December while labour force increased by just 1,500. S