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Truth and Reconciliation Requires Action and Partnership

Truth and Reconciliation Requires Action and Partnership Ottawa – September 30, 2022 – To mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) released the following statement:   “Indigenous Peoples make up the fastest growing population in Canada and continue to face systemic barriers to…

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Ottawa Business Leaders Call on Candidates to Support Pro-Growth Agenda

Ottawa Business Leaders Call on Candidates to Support Pro-Growth Agenda The Ottawa Board of Trade unites business leaders to call on candidates to #BuildUpOttawa Ottawa, ON – September 23, 2022 – This morning, the Ottawa Board of Trade hosted an All Candidates Meet & Greet to bring business leaders together to share their priorities for the…

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Back to Business: 3 Calls to Action for Ottawa Business Leaders

Back to Business: 3 Calls to Action for Ottawa Business Leaders Dear OBOT Members,Happy fall! I hope you, your family and your employees are very well and enjoyed your summer. This is my favourite time of year – crisp weather, cozy sweaters and an exciting sense of renewal. I guess the “back to school” spirit never…

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Upskilling and Reskilling Your Team to Combat the Worker Shortage

Upskilling and Reskilling Your Team to Combat the Worker Shortage By LRO Staffing   Even before the pandemic, companies in Canada were already having difficulty finding the right talent across numerous industries. While there is some debate as to what exactly has contributed to this shortage, there is no doubt that it continues to be…

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Calling on All Municipal Candidates to #BuildUpOttawa

Calling on All Municipal Candidates to #BuildUpOttawa The Ottawa Board of Trade is urging residents and business leaders to elect municipal leaders committed to growth and leadership   Ottawa, ON – September 12, 2022 – Today, the Ottawa Board of Trade launched the #BuildUpOttawa initiative; a pro-growth agenda built around making our Nation’s Capital more…

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Hiring: Director of Communications

Hiring: Director of Communications Position Title: Director of Communications Location: Flexible Remote Work & 150 Elgin Street, 10th Floor, Ottawa, ON Reports To: President and CEO   The Ottawa Board of Trade (the board) is seeking a director of communications, a new role designed to build the brand of the board as the primary advocate…

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Nominations Open for Best Ottawa Business Awards

Nominations Open for Best Ottawa Business Awards Ottawa, ON – August 8, 2022 – Nominations open for the Best Ottawa Business Awards as the Ottawa Board of Trade and Ottawa Business Journal once again look to honour the city’s top business stars.   The annual Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) are presented to the region’s…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Announces New Board of Directors

Ottawa Board of Trade Announces New Board of Directors Ottawa, ON – June 24, 2022 – Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) hosted its 165th annual general meeting at the Brookstreet Hotel on June 23, 2022. Members of Ottawa’s primary business association gathered to reflect on the achievements of last year, discuss plans for the future,…

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