Sparks Street Business Improvement Area

The city’s central business district remains virtually empty more than a year into the pandemic, leaving a legion of forgotten retailers searching for answers, writes Ron Corbett
In its never-ending quest to breathe life into Sparks Street, the city is asking residents, business owners, community associations and gov
Long Ma the dragon horse wasn’t the only winner in the four-day-long march of La Machine through Ottawa as downtown businesses were packed with customers. 
Downtown businesses are confident enhanced security measures for Canada Day will actually bring more people downtown.