Submissions now open for JUNOfest 2017

JUNO Week’s two-night music festival invites Canadian artists from all genres to apply. TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Academy of Recording…


Debbie Heuchert receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

November 23, 2016 – Deputy Mayor Mark Taylor and West Carleton-March Ward Councillor Eli El-Chantiry presented the Mayor’s City Builder…


Mayor Jim Watson's statement on recent anti-Semitic acts in the City of Ottawa

I am proud to serve as Mayor of a tolerant, progressive and inclusive community. Ottawa is a city of many diverse cultures and beliefs, all…


Tennis Canada selects Ottawa for Davis Cup by BNP Paribas First Round Play

November 16, 2016 - Tennis Canada announced Wednesday that The Arena at TD Place at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, Ontario will be the host site…


The party’s here and all of Canada’s invited!

Ottawa students send postcards to friends and family across the country inviting them to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in the nation’s…


Responses to the Mayor's Questionnaire for Ottawa-Vanier Candidates 2016

Responses to the Mayor's Questionnaire for Ottawa-Vanier Candidates have been organized alphabetically by each candidate's last name who…


A national celebration in the making: Canadian history, culture and treasures on exhibit to the world in 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to welcome the family of…


Mayor Watson announces 2016 Order of Ottawa inductees and Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching recipient

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson today announced the 15 residents who will be inducted into the Order of Ottawa this year, as well as the 2016…


Gina LaPointe, CD receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

November 9th, 2016 – Mayor Jim Watson, Orléans Ward Councillor Bob Monette and Cumberland Ward Councillor Stephen Blais presented the…


Budget 2017 Speech

Budget 2017- An affordable and caring City   Last June, Council directed that I work with our new City Manager, Steve Kanellakos, to…