Federal leaders submit their answers to Mayor Watson’s local issues questionnaire

The responses by the federal parties to Mayor Jim Watson’s questionnaire are now available to be viewed online.


City mobilizes to help refugees of Syrian crisis

Mayor Jim Watson launches Refugee 613, United for Refugees at Public Forum Ottawa – Today, Mayor Jim Watson welcomed residents, local…


Statement: Max Keeping

Ottawa has been blessed to have Max Keeping as an important part of its local family for as long as anyone can remember. As a journalist,…


Marie McIntosh receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

August 26, 2015 – Mayor Jim Watson and Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Marie…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Marie McIntosh

Mayor Jim Watson and Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Marie McIntosh,…


Ottawa and Gatineau mayors to ensure federal parties address local issues

OTTAWA – At a joint press conference today, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin outlined a three-point…


Can you dig it? City to consider growing more community gardens

OTTAWA – Mayor Jim Watson today announced a proposal to allow for the creation of up to 20 new community gardens over the next four years.…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Louis V. Patry

Mayor Jim Watson and Innes Ward Councillor Jody Mitic presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Louis V. Patry, recognizing more…


Tourism In Your City

With summer upon us, Ottawa has sprung to life with innumerable festivals, events and attractions that take place city-wide. Ottawa is not…