City of Ottawa and TransitNEXT reach financial close on Stage 2 Trillium Line south extension

Ottawa – Today, the City of Ottawa and TransitNEXT reached financial close on the Stage 2 Trillium Line south extension. This milestone…


Trend Arlington Community Association receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Knoxdale-Merivale Councillor Keith Egli presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to representatives of the Trend…


Ontario Government Announces Investment in Ottawa LRT

OTTAWA — Ontario's government is working for the people to make commutes shorter, relieve congestion and build better transit faster.…


City celebrates MIFO at the 13th Annual Francophone RendezVous with the Mayor

Ottawa –  The City celebrated today the 40th anniversary of the Mouvement d’implication francophone d’Orléans (MIFO) today at the…


City presents plans for future improvements on Sparks Street

Mayor Jim Watson, Tobi Nussbaum, CEO, National Capital Commission, and Councillor Mathieu Fleury today joined City staff for an update on…


City proposes plan to spark urban renewal and economic growth in Vanier

Ottawa –  The City of Ottawa has developed a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) for Montreal Road, between North River Road and the…


Statement by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson following today’s tabling of the Government of Canada’s 2019 Budget

ʺToday’s budget builds on the federal government’s previous commitment to working with municipalities to deliver positive and significant…


City launches the development of its Women and Gender Equity Strategy

Ottawa – At the Mayor’s annual International Women’s Day breakfast, Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Theresa Kavanagh, Council’s first…


Council approves Budget 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit

Ottawa –  Council today approved the budget for 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit, allowing construction of the City’s O-Train…


Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Somerset Ward Councillor Catherine McKenney presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mary Ellen Henniger and Barb…