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Organization has approved 340 applications and disbursed almost $900,000 over the past month under the Downtown Ottawa Business Relief Fund. 
Ottawa businesses plan to take advantage of the government support available to help them cover costs incurred during the weeks-long trucker convoy protest last month.
With the trucker convoy and protests continuing in Ottawa for a second week, downtown business owners and employees are calling on various levels of government for support.
In light of new police tactics to manage the ongoing trucker convoy, property managers in Ottawa’s downtown core are preparing for another weekend of protests.
Almost three-quarters of businesses located in and around the downtown core have lost revenue as a direct result of the trucker convoy, a new survey says.
The Ottawa Business Journal officially launched the 2022 Book of Lists today with a virtual event that featured interviews from business leaders in the Ottawa community.