Mayor Watson proclaims Franco-Ontarian Day in Ottawa

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed Franco-Ontarian Day in Ottawa at a ceremony this morning to mark the 38th anniversary of the first…


This morning's tragic accident

As most Ottawa residents know by now, there has been a tragic collision between an OC Transpo bus and a VIA Rail train which occurred at…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Ms. Allison Dingle

Mayor Jim Watson and Ward Councillor David Chernushenko, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Ms. Allison Dingle for her…


Budget 2014 overview

Taxes - At the beginning of its term, Council passed a fiscal framework that would limit tax increases to no more than 2.5% annually. It…


Letter to Environment Minister James Bradley - Sept. 6, 2013

September 6, 2013   The Honourable James Bradley Minister of the Environment Ferguson Block 11th Floor 77 Wellesley St W Toronto ON…


Mayor Watson to conduct budget consultation outreach sessions at local shopping centres

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson announced today that he will hold six “Mayor’s Budget Outreach” consultation sessions at shopping centres in…