2017 - From Ottawa the old to Ottawa the Bold

It was nearly six years ago, during my State of the City address in January 2012, that I announced the creation of the City of Ottawa’s…


City Council approves Budget 2018, keeping its 2% tax cap commitment to Ottawa residents

Today, City Council approved a balanced, affordable and progressive Budget 2018. The City’s 2018 operating budget will be $3.4 billion and…


Ottawa 2017 Volunteers receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, with Councillors Mathieu Fleury and Jean Cloutier, recognized the Ottawa 2017 Volunteers at today’s City Council…


Senator Murray Sinclair receives the Key to the City

Ottawa – This evening, Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to the Honourable Murray Sinclair, Senator, at a ceremony at City…