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…


City Hall heats up with summer activities

Ottawa - Ottawa City Hall’s Marion Dewar Plaza is the place to be this summer with free weekly programs and special events for every taste…


Seventh annual Mayor’s Rendezvous marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of LeDroit newspaper

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and 200 members of the Francophone community today celebrated at the Mayor’s seventh annual Francophone…


artsVest™ program an investment in Ottawa’s cultural economy

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Business for the Arts President and CEO Nichole Anderson were on hand to celebrate Ottawa’s success in…


JUNO Host City Kick-Off Event

Ottawa – The Mayor of Ottawa, his Worship Jim Watson, in collaboration with National Capital Commission Chief Executive Officer, Marie…


Council approves action plan for arts, heritage and culture

Ottawa – Today City Council approved a six-year action plan for arts, heritage and culture. The renewed plan builds on Ottawa’s strengths,…


Mayor Watson's State of the City Address 2012

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** I am privileged today to deliver my first State of the City address after a year of accomplishment together and…


Mayor Watson outlines the year ahead in State of the City Address

Ottawa – Today Mayor Jim Watson delivered his first State of the City Address to members of Council, residents and staff at City Hall. The…


Construction milestone for the Rink of Dreams

-UPDATE - Ottawa - Today, Mayor Jim Watson, Cyril Leeder, Ottawa Senators President and Danielle Robinson, President of the Sens…


Curtains rise on bigger and better Centrepointe Theatres

Ottawa - John Baird, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, along with the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of…