Construction milestone for the Rink of Dreams

-UPDATE - Ottawa - Today, Mayor Jim Watson, Cyril Leeder, Ottawa Senators President and Danielle Robinson, President of the Sens…


Public Works Department implements $1 million in savings

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Steve Kanellakos, Deputy City Manager of City Operations, along with CUPE 503 President, Brian Madden, and…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Fran Squire

Mayor Jim Watson, with Gloucester-Southgate Ward Councillor Diane Deans, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Fran Squire for…


Curtains rise on bigger and better Centrepointe Theatres

Ottawa - John Baird, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, along with the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of…


Council approves lowest tax rate in five years

Ottawa - City Council today approved the budget for 2012 with the lowest tax increase in five years – 2.39 per cent – in keeping with…


James Bartleman naming proposed for new Archives and Library Materials Centre

Ottawa - The Commemorative Naming Committee is recommending that the new City of Ottawa Archives and Library building be named the James…


Speech to the Tourism Industry Association of Canada Annual Conference

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I would like to welcome all of the delegates from across Canada to Ottawa and…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - John Higgins

Mayor Jim Watson, with Somerset Ward Councillor Diane Holmes, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to John Higgins for his…


Ecology Ottawa Annual Dinner: Address by Mayor Jim Watson

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Thank you for this opportunity to speak to you this evening. It’s my pleasure to be here today to talk directly…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Phil Nguyen

Mayor Jim Watson, with West Carleton-March Ward Councillor Eli El-Chantiry, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Phil Nguyen…