The Joint Transportation Working Group meets to establish its priorities

GATINEAU-OTTAWA – Convened by Mayors Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin and Jim Watson, the Joint Transportation Working Group held its first meeting…


City plans to expand and secure service for local restaurants

Ottawa – Opening a new restaurant is a lot of work. That’s why the City of Ottawa created the Business Ambassador Service (BAS) as a pilot…


New Law Ensuring Safe Access to Abortion Clinics Now in Effect

Ontario Protecting Women’s Right to Choose Starting today, all abortion clinics in Ontario will have safe access zones of 50 metres to…


Albert Tang receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Albert Tang was presented with the Mayor’s City Builder Award at today’s City Council meeting by Mayor Jim Watson and Gloucester-Southgate…


Mayor Jim Watson's 2018 State of the City Address

State of the City Address Mayor Jim Watson Wednesday, January 31 The beginning of a New Year always brings with it the opportunity to look…


Update on Ottawa Police Response to Recent Shootings

Mr. Eli El-Chantiry, Chair, Ottawa Police Services Board I wanted to provide you with an update on some of the comments we are making to…


Mayor Watson to attend Strong Cities Workshop and USCM Meeting in Washington, DC

Ottawa — Mayor Jim Watson will attend and speak at the Strong Cities Workshop and United States Conference of Mayors on January 24 in…


Statement from Mayor Watson and Mayor Pedneaud-Jobin on the announcement by Amazon

Statement from Mayor Watson and Mayor Pedneaud-Jobin on the announcement by Amazon “Although we are disappointed with the news this morning…


Ottawa welcomes 2018 National Taekwondo Championships

Ottawa – Ottawa’s reputation as a premiere destination for major sporting events continues to grow with the announcement that the city will…


Register now to attend the Mayor’s Town Hall on the future of Sparks Street

Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Catherine McKenney want to know what residents think about the future of Sparks Street, and invite you to…