Mayor’s City Builder Award - Mrs. Kathy Yach and Mr. Hi Carswell

Mayor Jim Watson and College Ward Councillor Rick Chiarelli today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mrs. Kathy Yach and Mr. Hi…


Accessibility Day

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I am very pleased to be here this morning to welcome you to this special event and officially proclaim…


Budget 2013 approved with the lowest tax change in six years

Ottawa - City Council has approved a budget for 2013 that delivers the lowest tax change in six years – 2.09 per cent – while at the same…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Frank Licari

Mayor Jim Watson and River Ward Councillor Maria McRae today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Frank Licari for his many years of…


Speech - Summit of the États Généraux de la francophonie d’Ottawa

SPEECH Summit of the États Généraux de la francophonie d’Ottawa November 18, 2012 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ************ Hello everyone. It is…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Margaret (Peggy) Lister

Mayor Jim Watson and Rideau Rockcliffe Ward Councillor Peter Clark today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Margaret (Peggy)…


Mayor's Address- Building Confidence: Our City, Our Economy, Our Future

Check against delivery *** It is my pleasure to join you today to speak about the progress we are making in our nation’s capital. No matter…


Budget 2013 continues progress, delivers lowest percentage change in six years

Ottawa – Today City Council tabled Budget 2013, which controls costs, finds efficiencies, and makes important investments in infrastructure…


Mayor’s 2013 Budget Address

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY]   Introduction   Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of our election in 2010.   Today, as we…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Chris Henderson

Mayor Jim Watson, with Kitchissippi Ward Councillor Katherine Hobbs, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Chris Henderson for…