Pre & Post Ski Tips for the SJAM Trail

Although we may not be able to partake in our usual winter activities this year, we’re fortunate to have access to the great outdoors and the beautiful SJAM winter trail!   …
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Provincial Shutdown

The businesses of Westboro Village are so thankful for the incredible support that they have received through 2020, during a year that has been the most challenging for many of…
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Essential Businesses in Westboro Village

Westboro Village has several essential businesses that will remain open during the provincially mandated shutdown beginning December 26th.  These main street businesses vary in size and are all providing employment in the…
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The Perfect Hot Chocolate in Westboro Village

Hot chocolate is the perfect winter indulgence after a ski along the  SJAM Winter Trail, skating at Dovercourt or a walk down Richmond Road.   Whether you prefer yours topped with marshmallows, plain…
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Giving Tuesday

This has been an incredibly challenging year, not only for our local businesses but the many charities that work to support the greater Ottawa community.   Throughout 2020, the businesses of…
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Small Business Week

It is small businesses week, and small businesses form the backbone of Westboro Village, filling the landscape of shops, restaurants, and services along the main street. In Canada, nearly 98%…
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Wickedly Westboro – Spooky Scavenger Hunt 2020!

Simple, Spooky, and Safe! Celebrate Halloween in Westboro Village between October 16 and November 1 with an easy scavenger hunt for the whole family! Wickedly Westboro is back. When Ottawa’s Medical Officer of…
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Westboro Villager – Fresh Starts for Fall

Hello! For me, September is all about fresh starts and new to-do lists. Even though these are still some of the weirdest times, once September 1st rolls around, I can’t…
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The Early Days of Westboro Village BIA

The Early Days of Westboro Village BIA by Dave Allston The Westboro Business Improvement Area (BIA) quietly celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2019. The organization, dedicated to bringing together local business owners to…
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Something New is Coming

You may have noticed the retirement of the Churchill Mural near Churchill and Byron the week of August 10th.  This was the next step in updating the gateway mural in…
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