Holiday Greeting

It seems hard to believe that the holiday season is before us again. I want to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very…


Ottawa 2017 and CIBC Announce Partnership in Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday

Today Ottawa 2017 along with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson announced that CIBC (CM:TSX) (CM:NYSE) will be the lead partner as the city hosts a…


Mayors make their bet official

Ottawa – Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson have officially agreed to the terms of their bet for the upcoming Grey Cup…


Ottawa delegation meets with more than 100 investors in Beijing

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson presented an Ottawa Senators jersey to Beijing Deputy Mayor Sui Zhenjiang, whose portfolio focuses on technology…


Five agreements signed during first day of Ottawa mission in Beijing

BEIJING – Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Beijing Mayor Wang Anshun witnessed the signing of five agreements during the Ottawa delegation’s…


City of Ottawa salutes local war veterans

November 4, 2015 – Ottawa marked the start of Veterans’ Week (November 5 to 11) with a candlelight tribute ceremony at the Canadian War…


Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance announces local economic impact from hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015

November 5, 2015 - The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance released a report today indicating that Ottawa received $28.6 million in overall…


Ottawa set to host spectacular JUNO Awards in 2017

Ottawa – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has selected Ottawa as the host city for the 2017 JUNO Awards. The…


Transportation available to Max Keeping funeral

Ottawa – Three OC Transpo buses will be made available to take residents to the Canadian Tire Centre for a Celebration of Life for Max…


Ottawa Tops List of Business-Friendly Cities in the Americas

OTTAWA - In a ceremony at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), held in Anchorage, Alaska Tuesday night, the city of…