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Ottawa Board of Trade Declares Support for the Senators Move to LeBreton

November 15, 2022

(Ottawa, November 15, 2022) – Today, Sueling Ching, President & CEO, Ottawa Board of Trade, released the following statement:   “The Ottawa Board of Trade…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Congratulates Newly Elected Mayor and Council

October 26, 2022

Ottawa Board of Trade Congratulates Newly Elected Mayor and Council Now is the time for collaboration to Build Up Ottawa   Ottawa, ON-October 26, 2022…

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COMMON GROUND: Ottawa’s new mayor must tackle issues at the intersection of social justice, business, and labour

October 18, 2022

By Michael Allen, Sueling Ching, Sean McKenny Ottawa is in a time of significant upheaval: we are all seeking to rebuild from the struggles of…

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Small Business Week 2022

October 17, 2022

On October 17, 2022, business and community leaders gathered for Mayor Watson’s annual reception in recognition of Small Business Week 2022. Ian Sherman, Chair of…

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Letter

CANCELLED: Ottawa Board of Trade Mayoral Debate October 12, 2022

October 6, 2022

Dear Business and Community Leaders,   Thank you for your interest in the upcoming election. The Ottawa Board of Trade has invested in the Build…

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Letter

Build Up Ottawa

October 5, 2022

Dear Members,I am reaching out today on a matter of great importance – the Ottawa Municipal Election on October 24, 2022. As the voice of…

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Truth and Reconciliation Requires Action and Partnership

September 29, 2022

Ottawa – September 30, 2022 – To mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Ottawa Board of Trade…

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

September 23, 2022

The Ottawa Board of Trade unites business leaders to call on candidates to #BuildUpOttawa Ottawa, ON – September 23, 2022 – This morning, the Ottawa Board…

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Letter

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

September 20, 2022

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…

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Upskilling and Reskilling Your Team to Combat the Worker Shortage

September 14, 2022

By LRO Staffing   Even before the pandemic, companies in Canada were already having difficulty finding the right talent across numerous industries. While there is…

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Calling on All Municipal Candidates to #BuildUpOttawa

September 14, 2022

The Ottawa Board of Trade is urging residents and business leaders to elect municipal leaders committed to growth and leadership   Ottawa, ON – September…

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Back to Business: Ottawa Business Events Fall Calendar Marks an Exciting Return to Live Events

September 9, 2022

September 9, 2022 – Ottawa, ON – The launch of the Ottawa Business Events Fall Calendar presented by the Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) and…

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Hiring: Director of Communications

August 18, 2022

Position Title: Director of Communications Location: Flexible Remote Work & 150 Elgin Street, 10th Floor, Ottawa, ON Reports To: President and CEO   The Ottawa…

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Ottawa Board of Trade and Ontario Chamber of Commerce Release their Blueprint to Bolster Ontario’s Prosperity

August 10, 2022

Ottawa, ON – August 10, 2022 – The Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) welcomes the return of the Legislature…

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Nominations Open for Best Ottawa Business Awards

August 8, 2022

Ottawa, ON – August 8, 2022 – Nominations open for the Best Ottawa Business Awards as the Ottawa Board of Trade and Ottawa Business Journal…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Announces New Board of Directors

June 24, 2022

Ottawa, ON – June 24, 2022 – Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) hosted its 165th annual general meeting at the Brookstreet Hotel on June 23,…

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To Build a Better Ottawa, Candidates Need to Make Priorities Clear

May 26, 2022

The Ottawa Board of Trade’s #BuildUpOttawa campaign aims to show where our provincial candidates stand on key priorities   Ottawa, ON – May 26, 2022…

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Letter

Call for Government Action on Airport Security Bottlenecks

May 11, 2022

May 11,2022   To Our Elected Officials, As organizations representing thousands of businesses across Canada’s major cities, we are writing to you regarding heightened challenges…

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Forty Under 40 Recipients Revealed

April 28, 2022

(OTTAWA) – Thursday, April 28, 2022 – The 2022 Forty Under 40 award recipients are among the top young business leaders whose innovation, dedication, and…

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Call for Nominations for Board of Directors and Committees

April 12, 2022

The Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) is looking for business leaders who want to make a difference in our region by advocating for policies, priorities…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Launches Workforce Confidence Initiative

March 23, 2022

Ottawa, ON – Mar. 22, 2022 – The Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) is excited to announce the Workforce Confidence Initiative in partnership with Ottawa…

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March 4, 2022

Available Workshops   Building a Resilient and Committed Workforce On April 21, 2022 a two part workshop focused on building a resilient and committed workforce…

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Letter

Open Letter to Ottawa re: Our Future

February 17, 2022

February 17, 2022   To Our Elected Officials, Our community members are fatigued, fearful and frustrated. After two years of restrictions, stress and uncertainty, the…

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Hiring: Coordinator Member Services

February 14, 2022

Position Title: Coordinator Member Services Location: Flexible Remote Work & 150 Elgin Street, 10th Floor, Ottawa, ON Reports To: Director, Membership Experience   About Us:…

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Letter

Immediate Support for Ottawa Businesses Impacted by Demonstrations

February 8, 2022

February 8, 2022 Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Government of Canada Doug Ford, Premier, Government of Ontario Jim Watson, Mayor, City of Ottawa   Dear Leaders,…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Calls for Peaceful End to Demonstrations in Downtown Ottawa

February 1, 2022

(Ottawa, February 1, 2022) – Today, Sueling Ching, President & CEO, Ottawa Board of Trade, released the following statement:    “The Ottawa Board of Trade…

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Forty Under 40 Awards Celebrates its 25th year

January 18, 2022

Ottawa (Jan. 18, 2022): Nominations are open to determine the 25th group of Forty Under 40 recipients. Local business leaders who demonstrate remarkable business accomplishments,…

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Have you heard of #OttawaNEXT?

Launching the #OttawaNEXT portal is the latest in a succession of Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) initiatives designed to remove barriers for local businesses. If you are tired of information overload about COVID-19, economic recovery strategies, and what support is available to you and your business, #OttawaNEXT keeps it simple!