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Ottawa cleantech firm has landed $4.5 million in new funding as it gears up to launch a multimillion-dollar pilot project that will see Ottawa Hydro test-drive its latest technology.
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.
Venture capital experts say higher interest rates could trim sky-high valuations Canadian startups have grown accustomed to over the last couple of years, but not right away.
Ottawa businesses affected by the weeks-long protests against vaccine mandates will be eligible for grants of up to $5,000 to help recoup their losses, the province said Friday.
Under the initiative announced last weekend, downtown businesses will be eligible for up to $10,000 to cover non-deferrable operational costs not covered by other federal programs. 
During an address at the Mayor's Breakfast on Friday, Mona Fortier said the federal government will be looking for private-sector partners to help it digitize services for a hybrid work world.
While former head of HR at Invest Ottawa loved her time at the economic development agency, she calls technology her true "passion."
Startup that provides health-care training for family members who are looking after patients in their own homes has seen revenues surge 400 per cent during the pandemic.
Mobile app and web portal allow health-care practitioners such as naturopaths, health coaches, dietitians, nutritionists and others to track an array of metrics on a single dashboard.