Local residents spent more at local bars and restaurants during the first round of NHL playoffs when the Sens were playing in Ottawa compared to when the team was on the road, according to figures released by a payment services company.
ottawa has a proud football history. Recently they have had problems with ownership and finances, but the name has always been solid, strong and...
March 15, 2013 - 13 h 48
Mayor Jim Watson is threatening to pull the city out of the bidding process that could see a new casino built in Ottawa unless the municipality receives the same revenue sharing deal as Toronto.
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March 6, 2013 - 15 h 18
Court cases, battles with local residents and delays – the organization attempting to redevelop Lansdowne Park has been through so much one could be forgiven for thinking the heavy lifting on the project is in the past.
March 1, 2013 - 8 h 44
The National Gallery of Canada announced Thursday it is eliminating 29 positions, the latest player in Ottawa’s tourism industry to cut back due to a money shortage.
February 28, 2013 - 15 h 15
It’s hard to believe given the upcoming schedule at Scotiabank Place, but at one time the city’s largest entertainment promoter wasn’t very good when it came to bringing in one-off sporting events.
February 27, 2013 - 13 h 19
Ottawa’s economic development agency is once again looking for a private-sector partner to build a sound stage in the city after the Toronto film studio they chose last year backed out of the process, a local official says.
February 19, 2013 - 8 h 32
While Ottawa was shivering through a deep freeze in late January, Invest Ottawa’s Blair Patacairk was in sunny Hollywood meeting with executives from film heavyweights such as Warner Bros. and Walt Disney.
February 13, 2013 - 13 h 33
An independently-owned Ottawa movie theatre well-known for showing second-run films is shutting out the lights at its east-end location.
January 21, 2013 - 14 h 24
The Ottawa Senators had some positive news to announce Monday as part of their efforts to get sponsorship dollars back to normal after a months-long lockout that cancelled a good deal of the National Hockey League season.
January 18, 2013 - 12 h 08
Talks between management and the union representing security guards at the Rideau Carleton Raceway are on hiatus after the two sides last met earlier this week.
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January 17, 2013 - 16 h 14
The team that’s redeveloping Lansdowne Park has hired a well-known executive in the city’s tech, homebuilding and sports sectors to oversee the project’s entertainment operations.
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