Motion to introduce an equitable single fare transit option

On October 4, 2016, Councillor Stephen Blais, Chair of the Transit Commission, and I announced the creation of a new EquiPass, to help…


Protecting a Woman's Right to Choose

Province to Introduce Bill to Help Ensure Safe Access to Women’s Health Clinics Ontario is taking steps to help protect women who are…


The Very Reverend Father Ghattas Hajal receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington, and Gloucester-South Nepean Ward Councillor Michael Qaqish presented…


Mayor's Rural Expo and Food Aid BBQ

June is fast approaching, and the annual Food Aid BBQ and Mayor’s Rural Expo is right around the corner, taking place on Friday June 2 at…


Giving Communities a Stronger Voice In Development

Ontario to Overhaul Land Use Planning Appeals System Ontario is taking action to overhaul the province’s land use planning appeals system…


My letter asking for a review of the proclamations and flag raising policies at the City of Ottawa

Rick O’Connor, CMO City Clerk and Solicitor Office of the City Clerk and Solicitor City of Ottawa   Mr. O’Connor, I would ask that…


Glenn Mooney receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Osgoode Ward Councillor George Darouze presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award at City Council today to…


Property tax deferral program for residents impacted by Ottawa area flooding

The Ottawa River is now seeing higher water levels over the past few weeks resulting from the snow melt from the northern areas of the…


Information sessions for Ottawa residents affected by spring flooding

The City of Ottawa will host information sessions for residents affected by the spring flooding. In attendance will be representatives from…


My statement on the Province of Ontario’s announcement on reforming the Ontario correctional system

I strongly support the Province’s decision to start from scratch and build a new multi-purpose holistic correction facility in the City of…