Celebrate and support Ottawa small business

Celebrate and support Ottawa small business

Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed October 18 to 24 Ottawa Small Business Week. Now more than ever, it is time to support small businesses in our neighbourhoods and recognize their vital contributions to Ottawa’s economy and to our communities. Read the full press release...
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...
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....