Responses to Mayor Watson's Questionnaire to local federal election candidates

Mayor Jim Watson’s questionnaire was sent to local candidates and their party leaders on September 2, 2021. Below are the unedited…


Apply to join the advisory group that will help shape the City’s Anti-Racism Strategy

The City is now accepting member applications for the new Anti-Racism Advisory Table, a group that will help inform the City’s first…


Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin receives Ottawa's Highest Honour

March 23rd, 2016 - We all carry keys with us:  keys to doors, cars, lockers, you name it — anything we feel is valuable enough to put a…


City Council approves Accountability Framework

City Council has approved the remaining pieces of the City’s Accountability Framework, as recommended by the City’s Integrity…


Integrity Commissioner recommends Code of Conduct, Expense Policy for Council

Ottawa - The City of Ottawa’s Integrity Commissioner, Mr. Robert Marleau, has presented his recommendations for the final major pieces…


Council approves Lobbyist Registry and Integrity Commissioner

Ottawa - City Council today approved creation of a new Lobbyist Registry and establishment of an Integrity Commissioner to oversee the…


City Governance Agenda moving forward

Ottawa - Today the City released three reports on the next steps in improving accountability at City Hall and renewing the City’s Advisory…


New Language Line makes City phone services more accessible to all residents

Ottawa - The City of Ottawa has officially launched Language Line, a service that allows callers to participate in a three-way call with a…


Mayor Watson welcomes annual AG report

Ottawa - Mayor Jim Watson today welcomed the release of the 2010 Annual Report from the Office of the Auditor General. “Transparency and…


Mayor Watson welcomes annual AG report

Ottawa - Mayor Jim Watson today welcomed the release of the 2010 Annual Report from the Office of the Auditor General. “Transparency and…