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’It’s a solution that changes lives’: Ottawa digital marketing firm on building virtual economy

’It’s a solution that changes lives’: Ottawa digital marketing firm on building virtual economy

When COVID-19 hit, young entrepreneur Mathew Paquet found his company, myMarketing, in high demand.
New mini-putt bar opens under old Prescott Tavern

New mini-putt bar opens under old Prescott Tavern

"Mini putt and alcohol. That’s what it is," says manager Nadeem Siddiqui.
Long-time Ottawa pop-up 'picking up where it left off'

Long-time Ottawa pop-up 'picking up where it left off'

For several years, The Momo Spot has been a fixture at Ottawa’s farmers markets and now its founders have eyes on a more permanent future.
’It’s becoming a must-have’: How an Ottawa coworking hub is riding the work-from-home revolution

’It’s becoming a must-have’: How an Ottawa coworking hub is riding the work-from-home revolution

Workers everywhere are being liberated from their offices — either by choice or by necessity — and Coworkly’s Maher Arar is helping make that shift possible.
Finding lockdown niche now allowing Ottawa's Brew Donkey to aid in-person craft beer scene

Finding lockdown niche now allowing Ottawa's Brew Donkey to aid in-person craft beer scene

The craft beer industry has worked hard to meet customers half-way during the COVID-19 pandemic, and tour company Brew Donkey feels it still has a role to play in that process.
'It's not just shopping': Ottawa's Freewheeling Craft taking local market online

'It's not just shopping': Ottawa's Freewheeling Craft taking local market online

“A lot of people do a virtual market, but it’s just a website,” Amanda Cockburn says. “I want people to kind of experience more than that.”
Meet Ottawa's Mya Beaudry: the nine year old behind Kokom Scrunchies

Meet Ottawa's Mya Beaudry: the nine year old behind Kokom Scrunchies

What started as a fundraiser for the summer pow wow has turned into a full-fledged business for Beaudry, and a chance to honour her Indigenous role models.
’Not quite cafe, not quite grocery store:' Ottawa's Le Suq launches Levantine market experience

’Not quite cafe, not quite grocery store:' Ottawa's Le Suq launches Levantine market experience

In the unofficial shawarma capital of North America, Donald Batal has big ideas for his new food concept.
B Masked harnessing the power of Ottawa's local bees, for your face

B Masked harnessing the power of Ottawa's local bees, for your face

A small, sustainable skin-care line from Kinburn, B Masked has started earning praise and support for its natural approach to skin care.
Nepean coffee roaster Francesco's a 'barometer of the economy' through COVID-19

Nepean coffee roaster Francesco's a 'barometer of the economy' through COVID-19

Owner Pietro Comino started the company as a passion project in the early 2000's after moving to Ottawa from Italy.
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