The ByWard Market BIA is now featured on CTV Morning Live every two weeks, Thursdays at 8:45 a.m. Click on the links below for the latest segments.

August 20: Sunday Stories continue with The Haunted Walk!

August 13: Sunday Stories – a four-weekend long program of free family activities in the heart of the ByWard Market!

July 23: Want to take a slower pace around the ByWard Market? Check out today’s segment for all your biking options.

July 9: North Dal’s sidewalk sale is coming up on July 18, and we’ve got the inside scoop on the deals!

June 25: The Demo Corner is the place to go in the ByWard Market to try samples

June 11: Jigsaw Escape Rooms is the newest experience in the ByWard Market! See how CTV Morning Live’s hosts did trying to escape the cabin!

May 28: Summer camps are just around the corner with the National Gallery of Canada.

May 14: Spin Dessert samples up some tastey treats.

April 30: Mother’s Day in the ByWard Market – we’ve got something for every mother’s taste!

April 16:The ByWard Market is showing its colours, and turning into Sens Square!

April 2: It’s Easter in the ByWard Market!

March 19: Cricket & Company and a few furry friends join us with pet care products.

March 5: Goods Shop joins us with an incredible product display!

February 19: A new dining event is heading to the ByWard Market!

February 5: The 24th Annual Winterlude Stew Cook-Off is taking place, and Barb from The Fish Market Restaurant show’s off her winning recipe from last year’s event.

January 22: We step outside and take a look at the snow sculptures that will be ready for Winterlude!

January 8: We take a long look at coffee in the ByWard Market, featuring Bluebird Coffee, Ideal Coffee, and Planet coffee.


December 11, 2014: Get ready for complimentary wagon rides and hot apple cider, Christmas Choirs, and Christmas grab bags, all at the corner of William and York streets every weekend from now until Christmas! Get all your holiday shopping done while you were with us? You need something to wrap it up in, and Paper Papier and Paper Papier Fleurissant has you covered!

November 13, 2014: Christmas shopping galore! Getting ready for the holidays has never been easier. With décor and more to match every budget, the ByWard Market is the place to go for hostess gifts, table settings, decorations, and so much more! Thank you to EQ3, Urban Barn, The Modern Shop, Oleander for Home, and Ma Cuisine for providing pieces for this segment.

October 30, 2014: Head down to the ByWard Market for all your Halloween needs! From sweet treats to spooky styles, everything you need to get ready for Halloween is right here. Special thank you to Cococo Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Sugar Mountain, Aux Délices, Wine Rack, Irving Rivers, and Sassy Bead for their contributions for this segment.

September 18, 2014: The ByWard Market is home to dozens of stylish boutiques, and is a hub where women designers and entrepreneurs can flourish! Thank you for the support ofAdorit, Isabelle Boutique, Renée Levesque, and Chateau Lafayette for modelling!

Agust 21, 2014: The Farmers Stand is where you can find farm-fresh apple cider, cranberries, eggs, cheese, yogurt, honey, and even skin care products! Everything you need to know when shopping the stands in the ByWard Market. And special quiz: Do you know where you can park in the Market any day of the week for only $2? Find out here!

August 7, 2014: Looking for something to do in the last few weeks of summer? Tickled Pink,Sassy Bead, Sugar Mountain, and the National Gallery of Canada have fun for the whole family!

July 24, 2014: Fiazza Fresh Fired, Bite Burger House, m0851, Cricket & Company, andFluevog Ottawa are all brand new to the ByWard Market, and gave us a bunch of stuff to show off! Surely these places will become some of your favourite spots in the Market.

July 10, 2014: Katherine shows us how to make Strawberry Shortcake Kababs, using ingredients and tools readily available in the ByWard Market. Ma Cuisine provided all of the preparation and serving tools. Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut provided the white and dark chocolate. Market Organics provided the pound cake, and Rochon Gardens provided the essential strawberries.

June 26, 2014: Jenny Dao or York Entertainment brings talks about the on-street soccertournament and entertainment on Saturday June 28. Katherine brings details of spending Canada Day in the ByWard Market.

June 12, 2014: FIFA Fever has hit the ByWard Market, and Katherine has the details of where to watch the games, and where to get your flags. Thanks to Irving Rivers for providing the display.

May 29, 2014: Have you ever wondered where to get tourism information, help with first aid, or assistance with on-street issues in the ByWard Market? You’ll find it right here, with the help of the ByWard Market Ambassadors!

May 15, 2014: Thursday night late night shopping starts tonight, and we bring you all the details, with a bit of help from Beking Farms and Patty Boland’s.

May 1, 2014: From late night shopping in the Market, to Mother’s Day, and an appeal for viewers to submit their favourite ByWard Market stories, we’ve got it all covered! Thanks toAux Delices, Wine Rack, Teastore, House of Cheese, Saslove’s, and the outdoor vendors for their support.

April 17, 2014: We’re open all Easter weekend! From meats, chocolates, baked goods, wine, flowers, clothes, and accesseries, the ByWard Market has everything you could need this Easter weekend.

April 3, 2014: Executive Director Jasna Jennings invites viewers to submit their personal memories about the ByWard Market for their chance to have their stories featured in an updcoming promotion.

March 20, 2014: The Lowertown Echo joins the ByWard Market BIA to talk about the community newspaper.

March 6, 2014: March Break in the ByWard Market! Things to do and see for the whole family.

February 20, 2014: Jenny Dow of York Street Entertainment bring us Mardi Gras at Fat Tuesday’s.

February 6, 2014: The Fish Market Restaurant, winner of the 2013 ByWard Market Stew Cook-Off Judge’s Choice Award, shows us their winning recipe, and some hints of how to possibly win the 2014 Stew Cook-Off.

January 23, 2014: Get ready for a Flurry of Activity in the ByWard Market as we prepare for our first installation of Snow’Art, an official Winterlude 2014 program.

January 9, 2014: Post-Christmas shopping deals in the ByWard Market!


December 12, 2013: Paper Papier of Clarence Street shows off Christmas wrapping paper, cards, and more!

November 28, 2013: Christmas and Black Friday shopping in the ByWard Market

November 14, 2013: Dr. Tosoni of TosoniMD on Clarence Street shows off some new products in perparation for winter skin care.

Thursday October 17, 2013: The BIA ladies prepare for Oktoberfest 2013!

Thursday August 22: Lianne Lange and Katherine Solomon let you know about The Great ByWard Market Sidewalk Sale on Saturday August 24 and Sunday August 25.  Lots of stores are participating and offering great sales. Featured here are Workshop, Victoire, Young Janes, Wunderkammer, Manhattan Marque, and Oleander for Home.

Thursday July 26: Communications & Special Events Coordinator shows off an array of goodies from ByWard Market businesses that are extending their businesses hours for the summer. From now until Labour Day weekend, you can enjoy relaxed evening shopping atthese businesses and more!

Thursday July 14: The new exhibit at the National Gallery of Art, Sakahan, is brought to you by curator Grant Hill.

Thursday June 27: Canada Day in the ByWard Market, brought to you by Jasna Jennings. Get all you need to prepare for the Granddaddy of all Canada Day parties, right here in the heart of Ottawa, the ByWard Market

Thursday June 13: Father’s Day is coming up, and you need gift ideas for Dad. The ByWard Market has the stuff gifts are made of. Check out what you can find just for your unique Dad in the ByWard Market!

Thursday May 30: BIA Executive Director Jasna Jennings talks about the Annual ByWard Market Auto Classic, a day of classic cars all over the Market!

Thursday May 16: Shopping the outdoor farmers’ market in the ByWard Market is a great way to get the produce, flowers, and foliage you need to get your spring in full bloom.

Thurdsay May 2: Mother’s Day is a great day to celebrate Mom. Celebrating in the ByWard Market is even better!

Thursday April 18: Lauren Hart from Neon Skates and Joey Boileau of Cornerstone Bar & Grill fill us in on some fresh concepts. Lauren features skatewear for beginners and gives us a demonstration of her finely hewn skills. Joey tells us about the new tipsy doughnuts being featured at the Cornerstone, all inspired by adult beverages.

Thursday April 4: Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon chats with Lianne Laing about shopping in the ByWard Market for your prom or special occassion dress and accessories.  Featured dresses come from Chateau de Glamour, A Touch of Class, and frou frou boutique. Katherine’s necklace provided by frou frou boutique.

Thursday March 21: Executive Director Jasna Jennings presents Easter in the ByWard Market, and the Great ByWard Market Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 30. Come to the Market that day and pick up your scavenger hunt form at the Information Kiosk at 55 ByWard Market Square. Find all the eggs then bring back the form and enter your name for your chance to win one of two ByWard Market Easter Baskets!

Thursday March 7: Communications& Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon and Rosemary O’Brien of Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts present Saint Patrick’s Daycelebrations in the ByWard Market, including the Sunday March 10th breakfast at Saint Brigid’s.

Thursday February 21: Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon chats about March Break in the ByWard Market.

Thursday February 7: Executive Director Jasna Jennings presents Valentine’s Day in the ByWard Market. Romantic options include an ensemble for the gentleman from L’Hexagone pour homme | menswear, 10% off everything red, pink, or with hearts at Workshop Studio & Boutique, flowers from Tivoli Florist, chocolates from Chocolaterie Bernard Callebault, a Valentine’s special at York Street Spa, Valentine’s Day dinner contest from Kinki & Mambo(like their Facebook pages to get your chance to win), Galentine’s Day girls’ night out, and lots of dinner options.

Thursday January 24: Executive Director Jasna Jennings, Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon, Councillor Mathieu Fleury, and Board of Directors Chair Phil Waserman celebrate the BIA’s 20th Anniversary. Cake by Aux Delices. Katherine’s necklace by Frou Frou.

Thursday January 10: Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon chats with Lianne Laing about the parking opportunities around the ByWard Market. Long-term and short-term, on-street, covered, and free parking abound! Katherine’s earrings are from Renee Levesque Bijoux Mode, and scarf from Frou Frou.


Thursday December 28: Sonny Juane of BartenderOne shows us how to mix up a few special drinks for your New Year’s party, and where to get classes in the ByWard Market so you can learn even more tips and tricks.

Wednesday December 12: Executive Directr Jasna Jennings, Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon, and Administrative Assistant Sefanie Lalonde feature a large portion of Murray Street businesses. Special thanks to Eclection for providing the mannequins, and thanks to The French Baker who provided a large basket of fresh-baked goods and Fatboys Southern Smokehouse that didn’t make it onto the appearance for logistical errors, for which we apologize.

Thursday November 29: Executive Director Jasna Jennings chats about the Christmas programming starting this weekend, including free wagon rides and Christmas Choirs. Jasna also presents some shopping items from various boutiques at 55 ByWard Market Square, including jewellery, scarves, hats, and purses, all handmade.

Thursday November 15: Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon and Angus of Canadian Rug Traders talk about the long-standing ByWard Market business, and all the famous Canadian people who have come to this store!

Thursday November 1: Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon and Mariana Torio Sosa of Corazon de Maiz talk about The Day of the Dead, how it’s celebrated, and what kind of food you can make to honour the celebration. All food prepared is available for purchase at Corazon de Maiz, and indgredients are readily available at manyByWard Market food retailers.

Thursday October 18: Executive Director Jasna Jennings and Communications & Special Events Coordinator present the 3rd Annual ByWard Market Oktoberfest and the NFL Experience.

Thursday October 4: Executive Director Jasna Jennings presents Thanksgiving shopping ideas from the ByWard Market.

Thursday September 20: Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon and Shannon Lloy of Market Organics discuss healthy and tastey school lunch options comprised of products readily available from the ByWard Market and Market Organics.

Thursday September 1: Guns n Hoses Ball Hocky Tournament with Ottawa Police Sgt. Scott Pettis and Jim Prowse of the Canadian Council for the Blind.

Thursday August 23: Executive Director Jasna Jennings features items for sale at the ByWard Market Sidewalk Sale

Thursday August 9: Communications & Special Events Coordinator Katherine Solomon talks about the boundaries fo the ByWard Market, and how to express