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…


Mayors make their bet official

Ottawa – Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson have officially agreed to the terms of their bet for the upcoming Grey Cup…


Ottawa delegation meets with more than 100 investors in Beijing

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson presented an Ottawa Senators jersey to Beijing Deputy Mayor Sui Zhenjiang, whose portfolio focuses on technology…


Five agreements signed during first day of Ottawa mission in Beijing

BEIJING – Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Beijing Mayor Wang Anshun witnessed the signing of five agreements during the Ottawa delegation’s…