Celebrating its heritage and a new, green future, Lansdowne Park officially opens

Ottawa – After an intensive construction period, Lansdowne has its park. Mayor Jim Watson and Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko…


Ottawa musicians invited to submit tunes for #ottmusik

Soon, anyone who is put on hold after dialing the City of Ottawa will hear local music while they wait. This is the goal of #ottmusik, a…


Ottawa to host 2017 Canadian Videogame Awards

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson announced today in an online video that Ottawa will host the Canadian Videogame Awards in 2017. “As Canada’s…


Honouring My Father unveiled at City Hall

Ottawa – In the days that followed the October 22 fatal shooting of Corporal Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial, Ottawa artist…


City completes another milestone for Ottawa Art Gallery expansion and Arts Court redevelopment

Ottawa – A new milestone has been reached in the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) expansion and Arts Court redevelopment project, a project that…


City Council approves Arts Court redevelopment and Ottawa Art Gallery expansion

Ottawa – City Council today approved the Arts Court redevelopment and the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) expansion, marking the culmination of a…


Report recommends Arts Court redevelopment and Ottawa Art Gallery expansion

Ottawa – In a report to be considered by the Finance and Economic Development Committee on November 5 and by City Council on November13,…


Mayor Watson proclaims Franco-Ontarian Day in Ottawa

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed Franco-Ontarian Day in Ottawa at a ceremony this morning to mark the 38th anniversary of the first…


City Hall adds summer sizzle with free summer activities

Ottawa - The City has officially launched its free weekly summer programming at Ottawa City Hall’s Marion Dewar Plaza– providing programs…


Sandra Oh receives Key to the City

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson presented Ms. Sandra Oh with the City’s most prestigious award, the Key to the City, during a special ceremony…