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It was early in my career when I discovered the world of community development, non-profit organizations and volunteerism. I did a work placement at an agency that helped people get jobs, counselled those who needed debt management and created student volunteer projects. I fell in love with mission based work. The idea of earning your…

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Forty Under 40 Award Recipients Announced! Annual awards take on special significance amid COVID-19 One of Ottawa’s leading artificial intelligence entrepreneurs, an IT executive revolutionizing retirement homes and the head of one of the city’s most celebrated cultural institutions are among this year’s recipients of the Forty Under 40 awards. A joint initiative of the…

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Ottawa Broadcast Set to Celebrate Local Business and the City’s Rising Stars OTTAWA, June 9, 2020 — Ottawa businesses face unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They need the support and encouragement of all residents.  So, the Ottawa Board of Trade and Ottawa Business Journal are announcing an online and television broadcast on Thursday, June…

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A Letter to our Members Dear Members, I hope you are well; each of you, your family and your employees. It has been a challenging thirteen weeks. And in different ways for each of us. One thing that is clear is that we are all in the same storm but in different boats. As the Board…

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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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