City of Ottawa and Government of Canada break ground for multi-use pathway on Chief William Commanda Bridge

Today, Mayor Jim Watson hosted a ground-breaking event to mark the official start of construction on the Chief William Commanda Bridge, to…


2021 Order of Ottawa Recipients Recognized

“The 2021 Order of Ottawa inductees are a group of remarkable individuals who have gone above and beyond to improve the lives of those in…


2020 Order of Ottawa Recipients Recognized

The Order of Ottawa recognizes exceptional residents who have made a significant contribution in a professional capacity in many areas…


City approves new Official Plan

Yesterday, Council approved a new Official Plan for Ottawa – the City’s most comprehensive planning document. It marks the first time that…


Algonquin Wayfinding Wheel unveiled at City Hall

Yesterday, an Algonquin Wayfinding Wheel installed in front of the Heritage Building at Ottawa City Hall was unveiled by Mayor Jim Watson…


Nominations are open for the 2021 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

If you know an immigrant to Canada who embodies the entrepreneurial spirit and deserves recognition for their contributions to the Ottawa…


MEANINGFUL COLLABORATION WITH OUR FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL PARTNERS IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS IN OTTAWA

I am proud of the relationships we have maintained with our federal and provincial counterparts over the years, which have allowed our City…


Pedestrian bridge renamed to celebrate Marianne Wilkinson’s public service and leadership

The pedestrian bridge that connects north and south Kanata across Highway 417 has been renamed the Marianne Wilkinson Pedestrian Bridge, in…


Questionnaire to Candidates – 2021 federal election

SENT TO ALL LOCAL CANDIDATES IN THE 2021 FEDERAL ELECTION:   Dear Candidate, The fact that you are seeking election in the October…


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…