Seven ways you can support Ottawa’s small businesses

No matter how you measure it, Ottawa’s small businesses are a huge part of the local economy. An estimated 28,000 businesses in Ottawa have…


Algonquin Wayfinding Wheel unveiled at City Hall

Yesterday, an Algonquin Wayfinding Wheel installed in front of the Heritage Building at Ottawa City Hall was unveiled by Mayor Jim Watson…


Nominations are open for the 2021 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

If you know an immigrant to Canada who embodies the entrepreneurial spirit and deserves recognition for their contributions to the Ottawa…


MEANINGFUL COLLABORATION WITH OUR FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL PARTNERS IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS IN OTTAWA

I am proud of the relationships we have maintained with our federal and provincial counterparts over the years, which have allowed our City…


Pedestrian bridge renamed to celebrate Marianne Wilkinson’s public service and leadership

The pedestrian bridge that connects north and south Kanata across Highway 417 has been renamed the Marianne Wilkinson Pedestrian Bridge, in…


Celebrating Franco-Ontarian Day

The Province chose the celebration date to recognize the Franco-Ontarian flag. That green and white flag – created by history professor…


Indoor City recreation centres and cultural facilities will require proof of vaccination

Starting on Wednesday, September 22, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will be required for those 12 and older to enter City recreation…


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…


City celebrates official opening of Campeau Drive extension

The City officially opened the extension of Campeau Drive today after the two-year construction project was completed earlier than…


Ottawa Public Health releases guide to support workplace vaccination policies

Ottawa Public Health strongly recommends all Ottawa employers implement workplace vaccination policies to reduce the risk of COVID-19…