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…


Building a Caring and Affordable City

Ottawa – Earlier today, City Council tabled a balanced budget. Draft Budget 2017 is affordable, fiscally responsible and has a balanced…


The magnificence of the Chaudière Falls and its Indigenous heritage to be showcased in 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to announce a Signature Event…


Mayor Watson’s statement on the NHL Heritage Classic

Ottawa – In response to the news that Parliament Hill will not be able to accommodate an NHL Heritage Classic in 2017, I want to thank the…