Building on 75 years of friendship between Ottawa and the Netherlands - Day 5

Mayor Jim Watson is leading a delegation of 20 Ottawa business and tourism leaders to the Netherlands. This five-day mission will…


Building on 75 years of friendship between Ottawa and the Netherlands - Day 4

Mayor Jim Watson is leading a delegation of 20 Ottawa business and tourism leaders to the Netherlands. This five-day mission will…


Building on 75 years of friendship between Ottawa and the Netherlands - Day 3

Mayor Jim Watson is leading a delegation of 20 Ottawa business and tourism leaders to the Netherlands. This five-day mission will…


Building on 75 years of friendship between Ottawa and the Netherlands - Day 2

Mayor Jim Watson is leading a delegation of 20 Ottawa business and tourism leaders to the Netherlands. This five-day mission will…


Mayor Watson meets Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, proposes park renaming in her honour

Ottawa – On the second day of Ottawa’s economic mission to the Netherlands, Mayor Jim Watson had the honour of meeting with Her Royal…


Building on 75 years of friendship between Ottawa and the Netherlands - Day 1

September 15, 2019 Mayor Jim Watson is leading a delegation of 20 Ottawa business and tourism leaders to the Netherlands. This five-day…


International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a day on which we honour all women for their accomplishments and pay tribute to inspiring women who have led –…


2017 - From Ottawa the old to Ottawa the Bold

It was nearly six years ago, during my State of the City address in January 2012, that I announced the creation of the City of Ottawa’s…


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…


Mayor Watson's statement on recent verbal abuse case in City Long Term Care home

I am appalled and furious with this news about elder abuse in one of our long term care homes. This behavior will not be tolerated and I am…