With original greasy spoon diners, elevated pastry shops, well-loved restaurants and hobby shops, Montreal Road is home to a groundswell of community energy. One of Ottawa’s busiest streets, this artistic hub is more than just a place to pass through. You’re in the heart of Vanier – stop and take a look around.
Coworkly draws a new generation of entrepreneurs to Vanier
Montreal Road space to mark International Coworking Day on Aug. 9 From startup founders to freelancers to federal bureaucrats, professionalsRead more.
Fernanda Ocampo, on how Mexican vacations turns Canadians into new customers “I come from Acapulco, in Southern Mexico. I followedRead more.
Unique restaurants, specialty food shops turn Vanier into a destination for foodies
Beechwood Avenue, Montreal Road and McArthur Avenue each offer unique flavours Where in Ottawa can chefs find a full-sized octopus,Read more.
Grants available for Vanier businesses to share ‘What’s Good In the Hood’
BIA offers merchants a chance to let Vanier’s culture shine and build creative spark Many Vanier merchants and residents mightRead more.
Cathie Orfalie, president, Money Advisors at 235 Montreal Rd.
Cathie Orfali recalls how she got into the “money business” “As a teenager I loved to work and was veryRead more.
Vanier BIA, community partners roll out new crime-prevention tools
Property audits among measures available to merchants The Vanier BIA is arming its merchants with the tools they need toRead more.
The ‘hair-zapping queen’
Carrefour Vanier Vein Clinic’s Linda Pisani reflects on how she became a different kind of household name “I had beenRead more.