VIA Rail becomes Official Partner of Ottawa 2017 celebrations

Gateway to the city decked out in festive pageantry Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead…


Big-city mayors reach out to newcomers and refugees

The 22 members of FCM’s Big City Mayors’ Caucus issued the following joint statement reaffirming their commitment to welcoming refugees and…


Mayor Watson's statement on the shooting in Sainte-Foy

I would like to express my sincerest condolences to the families and individuals affected by the horrific tragedy that took place on…


Message from Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau

Community Leaders/Colleagues/Friends; We have had a chance to speak with some of you over the last 24 hours following the terrible tragedy…


Get ready Ottawa – company’s coming!

Help roll out the red carpet with Ottawa Host 150 Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner…


John Brummell receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Stittsville Ward Councillor Shad Qadri and Rideau-Goulbourn Ward Councillor Scott Moffatt presented the Mayor’s…


State of the City 2017 speech

2017 State of the City A Year of Celebration for Ottawa Note: Please check against delivery Good morning and Happy New Year. Bonjour et…


State of the City 2017

Mayor Watson: 2017 will be a year for Celebration OTTAWA – Mayor Jim Watson previewed a year of celebration in his annual State of the City…


Fire & Ice tickets go on sale today

Ottawa 2017’s first Agri 150 event of the year to take place inside a rural greenhouse Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim…