One Young World announces the participation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at 2016 Summit

One Young World announces the participation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at 2016 Summit Ottawa – Today, One Young World organizers are…


Ottawa students to add youthful momentum to Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations

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


Congratulations Ottawa Champions, 2016 CanAm league Champions!

Ottawa Champions fans joined me and my fellow City Councillors today to celebrate the Ottawa Champion’s first CanAm league victory! Nearly…


Ottawa 2017 applauds the Government of Ontario for its support of sesquicentennial celebrations in Canada’s capital

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


Arts, Culture and Heritage groups create inspirational experiences for 2017

Ottawa – Today the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, announced fourteen projects that will…


Annaka Boucher receives certificate of bravery from City

August 31, 2016 – Mayor Jim Watson and Innes Ward Councillor Jody Mitic presented 13-year-old Annaka Boucher with a Commendation for…


Frances and Ronald MacDonell receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

August 31, 2016 – Mayor Jim Watson and Osgoode Councillor George Darouze presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Frances and Ronald…


More than 250 people housed as part of City’s Housing First initiative

Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Diane Deans, Chair of the Community and Protective Services Committee, held a community celebration at City…


Join me in celebrating Olympic Gold Medallist Erica Wiebe

Dear Residents, This week I had the privilege of joining countless members of our community in welcoming home Olympic gold-medal winner and…


Councillor Mark Taylor to serve as Mayor’s Special Liaison on Housing and Homelessness

  August 24th, 2016 – Mayor Jim Watson has designated Councillor Mark Taylor to serve as Special Liaison on Housing and Homelessness…