Budget 2016

2016 promises to be a big year in our city and before embarking on a year of important work to build a better Ottawa, I wanted to take a…


City Council approves 2015 budget

Ottawa – City Council today approved the 2015 Operating and Capital Budgets, limiting the total residential property tax increase to 2 per…


Blog: 100 Days

First of all, I want to thank the residents of Ottawa who have sent me their well-wishes over the past few weeks. It has not been easy for…


Draft Budget 2015 maintains momentum on key city-building projects

Ottawa – Ottawa City Council today received and tabled its first draft budget of its term, which seeks to maintain the momentum of…


City of Ottawa maintains Triple-A credit rating for second time in four months

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa has maintained its “Aaa Stable” credit rating after a recent review by Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s…


City of Ottawa maintains Triple-A credit rating

Ottawa - The City of Ottawa’s Triple-A credit rating has been reaffirmed by international credit agency Moody’s Investors Service. This…


Budget 2014 approved with the lowest tax change in seven years

Ottawa – City Council has approved the Budget for 2014 that delivers a 1.9 per cent tax change – the lowest change in seven years, and…


Draft Budget 2014 proposes lowest percentage change in 7 years

Ottawa - Today City Council tabled Draft Budget 2014, which delivers a stable financial plan that respects taxpayers’ expectations of its…


Mayor’s 2014 Budget Address

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Introduction Good morning colleagues. Today I have the pleasure to Table the 2014 Draft Budget for the City of…


Budget 2014 overview

Taxes - At the beginning of its term, Council passed a fiscal framework that would limit tax increases to no more than 2.5% annually. It…