City of Ottawa and partners launch Stage 2 LRT funding request

Stage 2 LRT - Mayor's Message from Ottawa Light Rail on Vimeo.   Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Council members, and representatives from…


Ottawa 2017 Poster Contest

With Canada’s 150th birthday fast approaching, we would like to invite students in Grades 1-12 from across the city to participate in a…


Dr. Safaa Fouda receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa –Mayor Jim Watson and Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward Councillor Tim Tierney presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Dr. Safaa…


Mayor’s City Builder Award - Kerry MacLean

Mayor Jim Watson, along with Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward Councillor Tim Tierney, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Kerry…


2015 Budget Speech

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning. It is my pleasure to provide some remarks as we table our first budget of the term. To begin, I…


Mayor Watson looks ahead to a “Year of Momentum” in 2015 State of the City address

OTTAWA – At the first City Council meeting of the year today, Mayor Jim Watson provided a look ahead to significant projects and milestones…


2013 – “A Year of Action”

2013 – “A Year of Action” Ottawa – In this morning’s State of the City address, Mayor Jim Watson laid out priorities for the upcoming year,…


Inaugural Address

It is with the deepest gratitude and humility that I stand before you today From Cumberland to Constance Bay…From Hintonburg to Osgoode and…