Statement by Mayor Watson, co-chair of Invest Ottawa, regarding the Amazon HQ2 announcement

‘’Following Amazon’s announcement yesterday that it was looking to establish an important campus in a North American city, I have asked…


Mayor and delegation champion high-tech growth in Ottawa during visit to Queen’s Park

March 6, 2016 – Mayor Jim Watson and Sir Terry Matthews, of Wesley Clover International, led a delegation to Queen’s Park today to speak…


Help bring Canada’s Games to Canada’s capital

Residents can join in the excitement as Ottawa bids to host the Canada Summer Games in 2021 by registering their support at Ottawa2021.ca.…


Education and the Economy Summit fosters increased collaboration between local government, education and business leaders to promote economic opportunity

The Education and the Economy Summit, held today at Ottawa City Hall, laid a strong foundation for ongoing collaboration between local…


Mayor’s inaugural Gala for the Arts raises $75,000 for the Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment Project

Ottawa – The inaugural Mayor’s Gala for the Arts, which was held on Saturday, October 15, in the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park,…


Ottawa’s first trade mission to India generates business opportunities for local companies

The Ottawa trade mission to India, with Mayor Jim Watson and a delegation of 35 business and industry leaders, generated investments and…


Ottawa trade mission to India announces agreements in Bangalore

Ottawa’s trade mission to India was in Bangalore today, the hub of India’s IT industry, where the delegation focused on helping Ottawa…


Ottawa trade mission in India announces new partnerships

Mayor Jim Watson and trade mission delegates announced a series of partnerships during two days of site visits and meetings in New Delhi…


Ottawa trade mission to India shows early signs of success

Mayor Jim Watson’s trade mission to India was off to a good start Monday with the announcement of agreements between Canadian and Indian…


Ottawa’s first trade mission to India poised to make history

Mayor Jim Watson is set to lead a trade mission to India to attract investment for Ottawa businesses and build opportunities in training,…