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Ottawa Board of Trade Has Now Supplied 26,000+ Free Individual COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Kits to 265+ Local Businesses in Just the First 12 Business Days For Immediate Release: June 14th, 2021: As Ottawa completes its first partial reopening weekend, Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) is pleased to announce the incredible uptake by local businesses…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Reveals Roll-out Plan for Free COVID-19 Rapid Testing Kits Starting May 28th for Ottawa Businesses (Under 150 Employees) For Immediate Release: May 19th, 2021 – Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) will begin distributing free COVID-19 rapid testing kits starting May 28th at 10:00 a.m. It will all happen at Invest Ottawa’s…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Hires New Manager, Membership Experience, to Continue Advocating for All Businesses During a Difficult Time For Immediate Release: May 5th, 2021. In its on-going efforts to support, promote and advocate for Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) Members, and all businesses during difficult times, OBoT is pleased to announce the appointment of an experienced…

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Forty Under 40 Recipients Revealed Monday, May 3, 2021 – Technology sector executives, startup founders, health care entrepreneurs and business leaders from construction, real estate, retail, tourism and communications are among the 40 rising young business stars recognized in the 2021 Forty Under 40 awards. The program is a joint initiative of Ottawa Business Journal…

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Ottawa NOW – Canadian Chamber and Stats Can Survey on Business Conditions In a ground-breaking survey by Statistics Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, important details have been revealed about Ottawa-Gatineau’s very unique pandemic business reality and what sets it apart from other Canadian cities.  See the report here – Ottawa Now to…

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Innovative Survey Reveals Critical Information About Ottawa Businesses Innovative Survey Reveals Critical Information About Ottawa Businesses and the Potential Impact on City of Ottawa Decisions Post-COVID    For Immediate Release: April 29th, 2021. In a ground-breaking survey by Statistics Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, important details have been revealed about Ottawa-Gatineau’s very unique…

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ONTARIO’S PAID SICK DAY PROGRAM IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION For immediate release  April 28, 2021  Statement    ONTARIO’S PAID SICK DAY PROGRAM IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION  New measures in Ontario address some – but not all – flaws in federal program    (Ottawa – April 28, 2021) – Today,…

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OBoT Celebrates National Volunteer Week Dear Ottawa Board of Trade Board Members,    We are celebrating National Volunteer Week in Canada. The theme for 2021, The Value of One, The Power of Many, reflects on the awe-inspiring acts of kindness by millions of volunteers working together towards a common purpose. This past year, we have…

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