New task force will help galvanize music industry in Ottawa

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa, together with the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC), will spearhead a task force of music and film…


105th Grey Cup Festival open call for artist submissions

APPLICATION DEADLINE | APRIL 21 AT MIDNIGHT It's your turn to take the stage. The 105th Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw is putting a…


Responses to the Mayor’s Questionnaire for Ottawa-Vanier Federal by-election Candidates 2017

1)   The city is embarking on an ambitious Light Rail Transit project, including Stage 2 that sends light rail further East, West and…


City of Ottawa named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Ottawa – For the sixth consecutive year, the City of Ottawa has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in a competition that…


Special Assistant Position

The Office of Mayor Jim Watson is currently accepting applications for future opportunities. The ideal candidate for Special Assistant: Is…


More than 1,300 young musicians pay tribute to Canada at Music Ignites

Ottawa – Today, the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, the National Arts Centre (NAC) and…


Red Bull Global Rallycross Makes Debut at Canada Aviation and Space Museum in partnership with Ottawa 2017

Los Angeles, CA (March 23, 2017) – For the first time in its seven-year history, Red Bull Global Rallycross will head to Canada for a…


Michel Picard receives the Key to the City of Ottawa

Ottawa  – This evening, Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to Mr. Michel Picard at a ceremony at City Hall. Mr. Picard has…


Mayor Watson seeks input on important City of Ottawa issues from Ottawa-Vanier federal candidates

OTTAWA – Today, Mayor Jim Watson issued a short questionnaire to Ottawa-Vanier federal candidates, seeking their input on important City of…


Pull up to Canada’s Drive-In to see THE ROCKET

Free tickets to outdoor cinematic event are available Thursday Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with…