A MATTER OF PERCEPTION
This data is part of the Ottawa Business Growth Survey. Conducted by Abacus Data and made possible by Welch LLP, the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business Journal, the survey gathered input from hundreds of local businesses. A free 36-page report can be downloaded at www.ottawabusinessgrowthreport.ca.
Is Ottawa less innovative than other cities, or is it only perceived that way by residents due to its hard-to-shake reputation as a sleepy government town?
With the tech sector on a general upswing, big plans for Canada’s 150th, and a host of iconic infrastructure projects set to remake public transit, Lebreton Flats and the downtown waterfront, old perceptions about Canada’s capital may be due for a shakeup.