City of Ottawa and partners launch Stage 2 LRT funding request

Stage 2 LRT - Mayor's Message from Ottawa Light Rail on Vimeo.   Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Council members, and representatives from…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Helen Synek

Mayor Jim Watson and River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Helen Synek, recognizing her…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Marie-Eve Chainey

Mayor Jim Watson, Rideau-Vanier Ward Councillor Mathieu Fleury and Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward Councillor Tim Tierney presented the Mayor’s…


Celebrating its heritage and a new, green future, Lansdowne Park officially opens

Ottawa – After an intensive construction period, Lansdowne has its park. Mayor Jim Watson and Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Daniel McCarthy

Mayor Jim Watson and Alta Vista Ward Councillor Jean Cloutier presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Daniel McCarthy for his…


Cities of Tomorrow - Challenge and Showcase

May 13, 2015 - As a member of the Large Urban Mayors Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO), I have the pleasure to represent Ottawa in addressing many…


Ottawa Champions Baseball Home Opener

As you may have heard, Ottawa’s new professional baseball team will be taking to the field this spring!   The Ottawa Champions…


Ottawa 2017 Poster Contest

With Canada’s 150th birthday fast approaching, we would like to invite students in Grades 1-12 from across the city to participate in a…


Dr. Safaa Fouda receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa –Mayor Jim Watson and Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward Councillor Tim Tierney presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Dr. Safaa…


How we’re cleaning up the Ottawa River

Since I was elected Mayor in 2010, my top environmental priority has been to clean up the Ottawa River. I believe this would be the perfect…