Mayor Watson announces support for proposed federal measures to improve transit operator safety

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson today announced his support for Bill C-533, recently tabled by the Member of Parliament for Wascana, Honourable…


Draft Budget 2014 proposes lowest percentage change in 7 years

Ottawa - Today City Council tabled Draft Budget 2014, which delivers a stable financial plan that respects taxpayers’ expectations of its…


Report recommends Arts Court redevelopment and Ottawa Art Gallery expansion

Ottawa – In a report to be considered by the Finance and Economic Development Committee on November 5 and by City Council on November13,…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Mr. Harley Bloom

Mayor Jim Watson and Ward Councillor Tim Tierney, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mr. Harley Bloom for his outstanding…


Mayor’s 2014 Budget Address

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Introduction Good morning colleagues. Today I have the pleasure to Table the 2014 Draft Budget for the City of…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Ms. Laura Bouchard

Mayor Jim Watson and Ward Councillor Peter Clark, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Ms. Laura Bouchard for her dedication,…


Mayor's Remarks: Stage 2

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you all for coming. I’ve invited you here today to talk about how our city will grow and the fundamental tool…