Celebrating Franco-Ontarian Day

The Province chose the celebration date to recognize the Franco-Ontarian flag. That green and white flag – created by history professor…


Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility named Ādisōke by Anishinābe Algonquin Nation

At an event today, the official name was announced for the Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility. On behalf of…


Release of main construction tender and final design drawings of the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility

The City of Ottawa Supply Services has released the main construction tender to the pre-qualified General Contractors for the construction…


City’s new Virtual Arts and Recreation Centre opens its door to fitness, creative arts, and special interests right into your home

Ottawa – The City’s new Virtual Arts and Recreation Centre opens opportunities to get fit, learn a new language, recipe or instrument, or…


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…


Mayor Jim Watson opens Kaleidoscope exhibit

Mayor Jim Watson opened an exhibit at the City Hall Art Gallery today, featuring the latest additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection.…


NEW OTTAWA ART GALLERY UNVEILS CONTEMPORARY BEACON IN HEART OF DOWNTOWN OTTAWA

Mayor Watson calls new gallery a “premier hub for our rich, vibrant and diverse Arts Community.” OTTAWA ON, APRIL 28, 2018 – Today the new…


Ottawa’s music industry takes centre stage at the Sonicity Showcase

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Jeff Leiper, and members of the music industry celebrated Ottawa’s vibrant music community today at…


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…


The Government of Canada provides funding in support of Arts Court and the Ottawa Art Gallery

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced that the City of Ottawa is receiving $5,250,000 to fund the…