Mayor Watson to conduct budget consultation outreach sessions at local shopping centres

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson announced today that he will hold six “Mayor’s Budget Outreach” consultation sessions at shopping centres in…


Council approves 2014 budget process

City Council today approved the 2014 proposed budget process and timetable to develop draft operating and capital budgets for the City of…


Budget 2013 approved with the lowest tax change in six years

Ottawa - City Council has approved a budget for 2013 that delivers the lowest tax change in six years – 2.09 per cent – while at the same…


Budget 2013 continues progress, delivers lowest percentage change in six years

Ottawa – Today City Council tabled Budget 2013, which controls costs, finds efficiencies, and makes important investments in infrastructure…


Mayor’s 2013 Budget Address

[CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY]   Introduction   Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of our election in 2010.   Today, as we…


Community Champions create a lasting legacy by investing in our city

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Community Champions program officially launched today, providing businesses, community groups and…


Mayor’s Remarks: Federation of Citizens Associations of Ottawa 25th Anniversary AGM

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. It’s my pleasure to be here today at the Federation of Citizens Associations of Ottawa annual general…


City’s 2011 financial statements confirm strong position

Ottawa - The 2011 City of Ottawa Consolidated Financial Statements will be considered by the Audit Sub-Committee on May 24, by the Finance…


City Solid Waste Contract Shows $600K Surplus in 2011

Ottawa – The partnership between the City of Ottawa and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 503 continues to beat financial…


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…