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Forty Under 40 Recipients Revealed

May 3, 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021 – Technology sector executives, startup founders, health care entrepreneurs and business leaders from construction, real estate, retail, tourism and communications are…

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Letter

Letter to the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade : Concerns with the Ontario Small Business Grants

April 29, 2021

Hon. Victor Fedeli Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade College Park 18th Flr 777 Bay St Toronto ON M7A 1S5 Hon. Prabmeet Sarkaria…

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News Release

Innovative Survey Reveals Critical Information About Ottawa Businesses

April 29, 2021

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…

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Report

Ottawa NOW – Canadian Chamber and Stats Can Survey on Business Conditions

April 29, 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 pandemic business…

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ONTARIO’S PAID SICK DAY PROGRAM IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

April 28, 2021

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…

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OBoT Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 24, 2021

Dear Ottawa Board of Trade Board Members,    We are celebrating National Volunteer Week in Canada. The theme for 2021, The Value of One, The…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Adds Two Influential Women to Growing List of Leaders Who Have Volunteered for More Than a Year for Small Business

April 19, 2021

For Immediate Release: On March 24th, Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) welcomes Lise Sarazin, Executive Director of Le Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale…

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Canada’s Budget 2021 : Ottawa Board of Trade Welcomes Supports for Business, Communities, and Inclusive Growth and Cautions on Debt and Deficits

April 19, 2021

Canada’s Budget 2021 Delivers Historic Support Against Uncertain Backdrop  Ottawa Board of Trade Welcomes Supports for Business,   Communities, and Inclusive Growth and Cautions on Debt…

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Ottawa Board of Trade: Further Supports Needed for Ontario Workers and Business Anxiety at an all time high

April 16, 2021

For immediate release  April 16, 2021  Statement  Ottawa Board of Trade: Further Supports Needed for Ontario Workers and Business Anxiety at an all time high…

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Ontario Chamber & Ottawa Board of Trade Call for Accelerated Vaccine Roll-out with Prioritization of Essential Workers to Expedite Safe Reopening of Ontario’s Economy

April 7, 2021

For immediate release  April 7, 2021  Statement   (Toronto – April 7, 2021) – Today, Sueling Ching, President and CEO of the Ottawa Board of…

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Letter

COVID-19 Support for Business

April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021 The Honourable Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M7A 1A2   Dear Premier Ford, We are reaching out today…

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Letter

Request for province-wide stay-at-home order and strengthened public health measures

April 4, 2021

April 4, 2021 Dr. David Williams Chief Medical Officer of Health 21st Floor, 393 University Ave. Toronto, ON M5G 2M2   Dear Dr. Williams, Given…

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News Release

Mayor Watson unveils package of measures to help small businesses and special events rebound after the pandemic

March 26, 2021

News Release For immediate release March 26, 2021 OTTAWA – Mayor Jim Watson announced today a series of measures that will help small businesses and…

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Letter

Reform of COVID-19 Operating Restrictions Framework: A Responsible Business Protocol

March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021  The Honourable Doug Ford  Premier of Ontario  Queen’s Park,   Toronto, Ontario,   M7A 1A2   Dear Premier Ford,  We appreciate the responsiveness of your…

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News Release

Appel aux changements

March 18, 2021

Ottawa Board of Trade Ottawa Coalition of Business Improvement Areas Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale nationale Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate Ottawa…

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News Release

Call for Changes

March 18, 2021

Ottawa Board of Trade, Ottawa Coalition of Business Improvement Areas Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale nationale   For Immediate Release: March 18, 2021…

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Report

Immigrant Talent Insights from Growth Survey 2020

February 1, 2021

Ottawa Business Growth Survey Insights Looking to the future, Ottawa businesses recognize immigrant talent as vital to our economy. The 2020 Ottawa Business Growth Survey…

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Letter

Submission to the Ministry of Finance, Province of Ontario

January 29, 2021

TO:          HONOURABLE PETER BETHLENFALVY, MINSTRY OF FINANCE, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO CC:          MINISTER FULLERTON, MINISTER MACLEOD, MPP ROBERTS, MPP GHAMARI, MAYOR WATSON, DR. ETCHES,…

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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!