Month: June 2016

Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Marie Boivin as Chair of the Board of Directors

The Ottawa Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Marie Boivin as the new Chair of the Board of Directors for 2016-2018. She was sworn in by Mayor Jim Watson at City Hall today, in accordance with the Boards of… Read More ›


Why Are Soft Skills So Hard to Develop?

The Basics – Hard Skills One of the great ironies in the world of Human Resources (HR) is the term soft skills in contrast to hard skills. Hard skills involve specific knowledge and abilities. For example, hard skills include technical… Read More ›


Overall Business Confidence in Ottawa Jumps on Strong Sector Performance

Nearly half of businesses say their sector will improve over the next six months Access to skilled workers, new business attraction and corporate taxes are top issues Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations create a positive business climate Businesses in the Ottawa… Read More ›