Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin receives Ottawa's Highest Honour

March 23rd, 2016 - We all carry keys with us:  keys to doors, cars, lockers, you name it — anything we feel is valuable enough to put a…


City of Ottawa named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

February 24, 2016 – For the fifth consecutive year, the City of Ottawa has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in a…


Ottawa 2017 Arts, Culture and Heritage Investment Program

The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, today announced an investment of $250,000 in a new…


City Council selects Steve Kanellakos as next City Manager

Ottawa City Council has appointed Steve Kanellakos as the City of Ottawa’s next City Manager at a special meeting this afternoon. Mr.…


TD Place to Host Skate Canada’s 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships

TD Place is excited to announce that it will host the 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships from January 16-22. The…


State of the City 2016

Ottawa - Mayor Jim Watson looked ahead to a busy year of collaboration in his annual State of the City address. In 2016, residents will see…


State of the City Speech - 2016

State of the City 2016 A Year of Collaboration Good morning and Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a healthy and restful Christmas and…


Ottawa set to thrill in 2017 with Red Bull Crashed Ice

  Ottawa 2017 and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, announced today that Red Bull Crashed Ice will…


Holiday Greeting

It seems hard to believe that the holiday season is before us again. I want to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very…


Ottawa 2017 and CIBC Announce Partnership in Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday

Today Ottawa 2017 along with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson announced that CIBC (CM:TSX) (CM:NYSE) will be the lead partner as the city hosts a…