Elgin Street Renewal Video

I am so excited to celebrate the completion of Elgin Street, a pedestrian destination with wider sidewalks, beautiful landscaping, buried…


Inductees announced for the 2020 Order of Ottawa and Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching

Mayor Watson, with members of the selection committee, chose 15 residents to recognize with the 2020 Order of Ottawa, and one to receive…


Tom Marcantonio receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Bay Ward Councillor Theresa Kavanagh presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Tom Marcantonio at the start…


Jennifer Cook Baniczky receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward Councillor Rawlson King presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Jennifer Cook…


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Knoxdale-Merivale Ward Councillor Keith Egli presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Susan Ingram,…


Design revealed for Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility

Ottawa – At an event today, Mayor Jim Watson, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Catherine…


Betty Hope-Gittens receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Betty Hope-Gittens at the…


Kim Steele receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and West Carleton-March Ward Councillor Eli El-Chantiry presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Kim Steele at…


Dr. Mohd Jamal Alsharif received Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Gloucester-South Nepean Ward Councillor Carol Anne Meehan presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Dr. Mohd Jamal…


Moses Abayomi Pratt and Kelly Dikeledi Pratt receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson, Orléans Ward Councillor Matthew Luloff and Cumberland Ward Councillor Stephen Blais presented the Mayor’s City Builder…