Remembering Corporal Nathan Cirillo

Six years later, the family and loved ones of Cpl Nathan Cirillo remain in the hearts of the people in Ottawa, and across the country.…


Mayor Watson’s preliminary statement following the verdict in the trial of Ottawa Police Constable Daniel Montsion

Ottawa – Today is a challenging and emotional day for our City and for many of our residents. The tragic incident involving Abdirahman…


Small Business Week in Ottawa

Proudly proclaiming October 18-24 as #SmallBusinessWeek in #Ottawa! Let's celebrate the foundation of our regional economy and support…


Elgin Street Renewal Video

I am so excited to celebrate the completion of Elgin Street, a pedestrian destination with wider sidewalks, beautiful landscaping, buried…


Inductees announced for the 2020 Order of Ottawa and Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching

Mayor Watson, with members of the selection committee, chose 15 residents to recognize with the 2020 Order of Ottawa, and one to receive…


City further clarifies provincial restrictions impact on recreation activities and rentals

Ottawa – The City has received additional details on the Provincial modified stage-two restrictions and is providing a further update on…


Mayor's Statement: Ontario Implementing Additional Public Health Measures in Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region

Today’s decision by the Province is likely one of the most difficult decisions the Premier and his cabinet have ever had to make. The…


Improving Road Safety in Ottawa

Students, parents and educators are all adjusting to the new reality of a very different and challenging school year. I want to acknowledge…


City digs into Stage 2 LRT construction

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson joined The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, representing the Government…


NEWS RELEASE FROM THE PROVINCE: New Public Health Measures Implemented Provincewide to Keep Ontarians Safe

Government Reinforcing the Importance of Following Public Health Advice to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 TORONTO — In consultation with…