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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
As the recognized voice of business in the National Capital Region, the Ottawa Board of Trade represents a strong and diverse group of businesses, from all industries and sectors, and is recognized as a key economic development stakeholder. Amongst our various core principles, we believe that an innovative, collaborative and cooperative community is also a prosperous community, and that prosperity ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, November 19, 2018
Ottawa’s premier business gala, the Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) was celebrated in a grand scale at the Westin Ottawa in the presence of 750 plus guests including VIPs, celebrities, business and community leaders.   The BOBs recognize Ottawa’s top businesses, the people behind them, and celebrate the history of innovation & entrepreneurship in the National Capital Region.   “We are ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
The Ottawa Board of Trade released a new report on Skilled Labour Shortages and Immigrants based on the 2018 Ottawa Business Growth Survey report. The findings reveal a key – yet overlooked – opportunity for Ottawa businesses to address skilled labour needs with immigrant talent.  According to the findings 63% of Ottawa Businesses stated that talent acquisition and retention is a top issue. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, October 29, 2018
Well-known retail visionary and Chairman and CEO of Giant Tiger Stores Limited, Gordon Reid, will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Best Ottawa Business Awards (The BOBs) presented by the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal.  “We are delighted to honour an iconic entrepreneur and visionary in the calibre of Mr. Reid” said Ian Faris, President and CEO, ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
In recognition of small business week, Mayor Jim Watson today issued a special proclamation recognizing the significant economic contribution of the small business community in Ottawa, in the presence of the Board of Directors of the newly formed Ottawa Board of Trade and other key economic stakeholders.  Nearly 95% of the 23,000 plus businesses in Ottawa are under 50 employees, according to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber