Canada United Small Business Relief Fund

Canada United Small Business Relief Fund

The #CanadaUnited campaign is a nationwide small and local business campaign encouraging Canadians to buy local. The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund partners want to help small Canadian businesses with their recovery efforts as a result of COVID-19. A relief...
Your Business and the Mandatory Mask By-law

Your Business and the Mandatory Mask By-law

Ottawa Public Health mandated the use of masks in many indoor public spaces effective July 7, 2020. The City of Ottawa then passed a Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law which came into effect July 15, 2020. If your business is looking for some information on how to comply...
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...
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...