Canada in One City: sharing Ottawa’s stories with the world

Brand content playbooks now available for local marketers, communicators, and storytellers OTTAWA, June 14, 2019 — Following an event today…


City presents plans for future improvements on Sparks Street

Mayor Jim Watson, Tobi Nussbaum, CEO, National Capital Commission, and Councillor Mathieu Fleury today joined City staff for an update on…


Amazon to Create More than 600 Full-Time Jobs in Ottawa

NEWS PROVIDED BY Amazon Canada New facility marks eighth fulfillment centre in Canada SEATTLE, July 10,…


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…


Ottawa launches Canada’s first on-street test of an Autonomous Vehicle

Ottawa – Ottawa is the first Canadian city to launch testing of an on-street autonomous vehicle (AV) communicating with live City…


Mayor Watson to lead economic mission to Los Angeles and Seattle

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson announced today that on September 18, 2017, he will head to Los Angeles, California, with the heads of Ottawa’s…


Statement by Mayor Watson, co-chair of Invest Ottawa, regarding the Amazon HQ2 announcement

‘’Following Amazon’s announcement yesterday that it was looking to establish an important campus in a North American city, I have asked…


Mayor and delegation champion high-tech growth in Ottawa during visit to Queen’s Park

March 6, 2016 – Mayor Jim Watson and Sir Terry Matthews, of Wesley Clover International, led a delegation to Queen’s Park today to speak…


Help bring Canada’s Games to Canada’s capital

Residents can join in the excitement as Ottawa bids to host the Canada Summer Games in 2021 by registering their support at Ottawa2021.ca.…


Education and the Economy Summit fosters increased collaboration between local government, education and business leaders to promote economic opportunity

The Education and the Economy Summit, held today at Ottawa City Hall, laid a strong foundation for ongoing collaboration between local…