My letter to Premier Couillard regarding the government of Québec 's recent decision to move forward and pass Bill 62 into law

Honourable Philippe Couillard Premier of Québec   Premier, I am writing to express my dismay at your government's recent decision to…


Ibrahim Musa receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson, with councillors Catherine McKenney, Mathieu Fleury, Michael Qaqish and Marianne Wilkinson, presented the Mayor’s City…


Mayor Watson announces the completion of 30 new community gardens

Ottawa — Today at the Agri 150 experience Good Food Celebration hosted at Just Food Farm, Mayor Jim Watson announced the completion of 30…


Ottawa launches Canada’s first on-street test of an Autonomous Vehicle

Ottawa – Ottawa is the first Canadian city to launch testing of an on-street autonomous vehicle (AV) communicating with live City…


Kay Dubie and Liz Tucker receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson, with Councillors Marianne Wilkinson and Allan Hubley, recognized Kay Dubie and Liz Tucker’s dedication to the community…


Mayor's Annual Christmas Card Contest

It may not be snowing yet, but it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas! Once again this year students from elementary…


Sample local food, Beau’s beer, and enjoy live music – including a performance by Eva Avila – all while exploring a local farm

Ottawa 2017’s newest Agri 150 experience takes place this Saturday Ottawa – Ottawa 2017, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, is…


Experience Mìwàte!

Free dynamic lighting experience at the Chaudière Falls Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are…


My remarks at the Bike Ottawa AGM, October 2, 2017

Check against delivery Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Bonsoir Mesdames et Messieurs. It is a pleasure to join all of you this evening…


Ottawa 2017 wins national award for Most Innovative PR Campaign

Ottawa – Ottawa 2017 and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are thrilled to have received the distinction of Most…