When Auditor General Michael Ferguson tables his latest report this Tuesday, much attention will focus on his analysis of the Phoenix pay system — in particular, whether the fixes being applied to this epic information technology disaster will actua

Marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp. reported Tuesday that sales more than doubled in its fiscal second quarter. sales and a massive new investment with a beverage maker on Tuesday. The company, which is based in Smiths Falls and produces marijuan

On the face of it, Vanier’s status as one of the region’s least wealthy neighbourhoods makes little sense. The former city is just minutes from downtown and bounded by 150 acres of green space to the north and the Rideau River to the wes

eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider, today announced it was named one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ awards for the third consecutive year.

The great east-west divide in Ottawa’s resale housing market widened in October, according to the latest data compiled by the Ottawa Real Estate Board. The composite price for single-family homes across the city increased 7.1 per cent year-ove

The capital region jobless rate remained steady at 5.8 per cent in October over September, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The number of jobs was down1,200, while the labour force shrank by a similar amount. Nationally the unemployment rate was u

It was a strange kind of quarter for Mitel, the telecommunications software company chaired by Terence Matthews. The Kanata firm on Thursday reported third-quarter revenues of $241.5 million, up three per cent year over year.  (All figures U.S.

Shopify’s share price sagged at much as 13 per cent in early morning trading Tuesday following the company’s posting of third-quarter financial results.  It finished the day at $128.26 on the TSX, down 8.5 per cent. Why such a steep

Shopify once again blew by analysts’ estimates as it posted record third quarter financial results. The e-commerce technology company on Tuesday recorded revenues of $171.5 million (all figures U.S.), up 72 per cent year over year. That exceed

After a brief pause, which allowed some development to happen at its flagship location, the Nordik Group is finally forging ahead with its plans for a Scandinavian Spa in Whitby, Ont. The company, which owns the massively popular Nordik

It was an unseasonably warm day in early November when an Ottawa police officer noticed the car. The silver Honda Civic was parked on a Vanier street, blocking traffic.         When the constable approached, the man inside w

In Ottawa’s tech sector, there are more jobs than people to fill them. In the Kanata North business park alone — once referred to as Silicon Valley North, at the height of the dot-com boom — there are today 3,000 unfilled positions. “Unemployment in

For most of the past 15 years — ever since Nortel began hemorrhaging jobs — the morning rush hour traffic in Kanata has largely been outbound, heading into downtown Ottawa or other parts of the region. Office buildings had floors of unused space. Th

Citron Research editor Andrew Left upped his attack against Ottawa’s software star Shopify on Wednesday by threatening to publish a second negative report about the company’s business. The brash short-seller, who earns money by betting a

The capital region’s job market showed little movement in September as the jobless rate declined to 5.8 per cent from 5.9 per cent in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday. While the number of jobs dropped 1,300, the size of the labour for

At one level it’s easy to see why Shopify adopted a low profile following allegations from Citron Research that its share price is overvalued and its marketing practices “illegal”. Ottawa’s e-commerce technology star just las

Nordik Spa-Nature will soon be able to accommodate more overnight guests with a new 60-room hotel that will be dedicated to wellness, yoga and meditation. The spa, located in Chelsea, Que., touts itself as the largest spa destination in North A

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A company once hailed as the future in waste management for the City of Ottawa is trying to re-establish itself as a player in the green energy industry after burning through more than $300 million in its unsuccessful first attempt. Plasco is trying

If there was any doubt before the latest national census, there certainly isn’t now: Ottawa residents are no longer the envy of the rest of the country when it comes to income. During the decade ended 2015, median household income in Ottawa cr

There’s a revolution going on in Canadian industry and small business, and it’s taking the world by storm.

The Salvation Army's first public consultation about its proposed homeless shelter for Vanier generated noisy opposition inside and outside the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre on Wednesday.

It seems every serious tech company is doing it — Apple, Google, Nvidia, LinkedIn and, soon, Amazon. They’re building, or have already built, vast new operations centres that celebrate the companies’ brands and provide unique working spa

The national capital region showed an impressive drop in the jobless rate in August. The rate fell to 5.9 per cent from 6.3 per cent in July, largely due to 6,100 fewer people in the labour force, along with 3,000 fewer jobs. In Ottawa, the rate fel

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