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Welcome 2021 Dear Members, Happy New Year. May we all enjoy a healthy and prosperous 2021, armed with many lessons learned and the knowledge that creativity, collaboration and communication are the foundation for our collective success. It has been my honour to serve our business community as the President & CEO of the Ottawa Board…

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That’s a Wrap Thank you to Sam Laprade and City News for the opportunity to speak to our community about business, the year in review and the Board of Trade. We value your contributions to our community. Read story, ‘Communication and collaboration’: Ottawa’s Board of Trade’s plan for local business recovery in 2021 Listen to…

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A Message from the Chair of the Board In the year of a pandemic, a tragic year for so many, I recently read that Collins Dictionary unveiled its word of the year: “LOCKDOWN” explaining that “it encapsulates the shared experience of billions of people who have had to restrict their daily lives in order to…

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Dear Members, Happy Thanksgiving!  I wish for you, your family and our community, health and prosperity. This holiday will be different than usual. I commend you for your resilience and thank you for your dedication to our community. The staff and volunteer team at the Ottawa Board of Trade remain steadfast in our commitment to you.…

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A Letter to the Ottawa Business Community A Letter to the Ottawa Business Community I am reaching out to ensure it is clearly understood that the Ottawa Board of Trade stands solidly aligned with Black Lives Matter (BLM, #blacklivesmatter). I wish to convey my deepest sympathy to the families of those who have been lost…

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