Foundation set for Ādisōke

At an event today, Mayor Jim Watson, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board (on behalf of the Honourable Pablo…


Ottawa Citizen receives the Key to the City

Last night, Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to the Ottawa Citizen, in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments serving…


Mayor Watson presents Key to the City to Dr. Vera Etches and the entire team at Ottawa Public Health

Last week, Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to Dr. Vera Etches, Ottawa’s Medical Officer of Health, as well as another Key to…


Don't miss the Aberdeen Heritage Festival on July 2 + CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

After decades of being nothing more than a parking lot surrounded by crumbling infrastructure, we revitalized Lansdowne Park and made it a…


Storm recovery update

On Saturday, May 21, Ottawa was the victim of yet another natural disaster that devastated nearly every corner of our city. A powerful and…


Provincial Election Survey: LRT Stage 3 commitments

LETTER FROM MAYOR JIM WATSON (sent on May 13, 2022) Dear party leaders and candidates in Nepean, Carleton and Kanata-Carleton, The fact…


Accessibility resources for residents affected by severe storm

The City has opened many accessible Emergency Reception Centres where residents can access power and services, such as charging mobility…


CITY OF OTTAWA STORM UPDATE

Green bin blitz to augment regular waste and green bin collection The City will carry out a green bin blitz over the next few days in the…


Mayor Jim Watson hosts Princess Margriet of the Netherlands to mark the 77th anniversary of the Liberation

Today, Mayor Jim Watson hosted Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her husband, Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven,…


Dave Kalil and Grace Thrasher receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson, with Councillors Jeff Leiper and Scott Moffatt, recognized Dave Kalil and Grace Thrasher’s dedication to the community at…