Bright side of business

After being forced to move his business just before the pandemic, owner Mohamed Ali Abdo dug deep and found a way to keep his entrepreneurial dream alive.
An Ottawa not-for-profit is helping at-risk youth land jobs in the city’s booming tech sector by tackling barriers to education and employment through its programming. 
The family-run firm's handiwork can be seen on buildings housing Amazon, Canopy Growth, Ciena and the Ottawa Paramedic Service.
Video marketing agency marks milestone with move to well-known Civic Pharmacy building on Carling Avenue and sweeps up another award
With a focus on 'fusion' burgers and 'bringing fries to the forefront,' the restaurant chain has grown a following in Ottawa and Toronto while navigating the pandemic.
The family enterprise is still going strong with a new expansion in the works
In partnership with the Wabano Centre, the local firm is expanding its coffee-and-chocolate package service beyond Ottawa
Starting with a small downtown shop, the family-run enterprise now includes two thriving stores
Owner of the Connoisseur Art and Hair Studio offers free lessons to community amid pandemic downturn
More than a decade after launching her clothing line, the Ottawa entrepreneur is raising capital and striking international marketing partnerships.