50 min

Ottawa’s 40 under 40, Algonquin College’s impact, Modernizing and adapting HR programs and Touring Ottawa on Ladydive with Sueling Ching, Claude Brulé, Karen Brownrigg, Etienne LeBlanc-Cameron and Anastasiia Komisarenko Ottawa Business Matters

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On this week's episode, Sam Laprade talks with guests like Sueling Ching about Ottawa's 40 under 40 announcement, events spotlighting women's leadership, and strategies for revitalizing Ottawa's downtown area post-pandemic. It also highlights the key role of the Ottawa Board of Trade in fostering economic diversity and supporting local businesses. Sam also speaks with Claude Brulé, president of Algonquin College, and Karen Brownrigg from IHR Advisory Services who provide insights into education's role in city development, the impact of hybrid work environments, and the importance of supporting women in leadership positions. The episode concludes with a look into the tourism sector, showcasing how Lady Dive and Greyline tours contribute to the local economy and community engagement by offering unique experiences of the city to both locals and visitors.
 
00:00 Welcome to Ottawa Business Matters
00:56 Spotlight on Ottawa's 40 Under 40
03:31 Celebrating Women in Business: Women, Wit, and Wisdom Event
05:08 Revitalizing Downtown Ottawa: A Board of Trade Perspective
10:33 Algonquin College: Shaping Ottawa's Future Leaders
25:13 Karen Brownrigg: From Algonquin Alumni to HR Leader
25:51 Exploring HR Innovations and Pandemic Challenges
26:57 Navigating the Pandemic: HR's Evolving Role
27:43 The New Normal: Adapting to Post-Pandemic Realities
29:49 Embracing Remote Work: Challenges and Opportunities
32:18 Promoting Female Leadership in Business
38:09 Tourism in Ottawa: A Fresh Perspective
39:48 Marketing Ottawa: Engaging Locals and Tourists Alike
44:56 The Future of Ottawa's Tourism and Business
49:34 Closing Remarks: Ottawa Business Matters
 
Read the full transcript here
 

On this week's episode, Sam Laprade talks with guests like Sueling Ching about Ottawa's 40 under 40 announcement, events spotlighting women's leadership, and strategies for revitalizing Ottawa's downtown area post-pandemic. It also highlights the key role of the Ottawa Board of Trade in fostering economic diversity and supporting local businesses. Sam also speaks with Claude Brulé, president of Algonquin College, and Karen Brownrigg from IHR Advisory Services who provide insights into education's role in city development, the impact of hybrid work environments, and the importance of supporting women in leadership positions. The episode concludes with a look into the tourism sector, showcasing how Lady Dive and Greyline tours contribute to the local economy and community engagement by offering unique experiences of the city to both locals and visitors.
 
00:00 Welcome to Ottawa Business Matters
00:56 Spotlight on Ottawa's 40 Under 40
03:31 Celebrating Women in Business: Women, Wit, and Wisdom Event
05:08 Revitalizing Downtown Ottawa: A Board of Trade Perspective
10:33 Algonquin College: Shaping Ottawa's Future Leaders
25:13 Karen Brownrigg: From Algonquin Alumni to HR Leader
25:51 Exploring HR Innovations and Pandemic Challenges
26:57 Navigating the Pandemic: HR's Evolving Role
27:43 The New Normal: Adapting to Post-Pandemic Realities
29:49 Embracing Remote Work: Challenges and Opportunities
32:18 Promoting Female Leadership in Business
38:09 Tourism in Ottawa: A Fresh Perspective
39:48 Marketing Ottawa: Engaging Locals and Tourists Alike
44:56 The Future of Ottawa's Tourism and Business
49:34 Closing Remarks: Ottawa Business Matters
 
Read the full transcript here
 

50 min