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…


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…


Speech to the Tourism Industry Association of Canada Annual Conference

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I would like to welcome all of the delegates from across Canada to Ottawa and…


Ottawa to host 2012 JUNO Awards Primary tabs

Ottawa – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), along with their broadcast partner CTV, announced today that the City…


Speech to the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen.I would like to thank you for the kind invitation to speak with you today.…


Budget 2011 Speech

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Fellow Council members, today we begin the 2011 budget. Establishing our fiscal framework is the single most…


City tables draft 2011 Budget under 2.5%

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Kent Kirkpatrick, City Manager, today presented a draft budget that proposes a tax increase of 2.45%,…


Speech to the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Primary tabs

Let me begin by congratulating the new chair of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Mr. David Donaldson and thanking Tim Redpath, your outgoing…


Speech to the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce

Let me begin by congratulating the new chair of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Mr. David Donaldson and thanking Tim Redpath, your outgoing…