Mayor's Annual Canada Day Celebration for Seniors

I am hosting my Annual Canada Day Celebration for Seniors on Friday, July 1 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park.…


Registration now open for Tourism Summit on May 30

The City of Ottawa and Ottawa Tourism, in partnership with the Economic Club of Canada, will hold a Tourism Summit on May 30, bringing…


#Ottawa4FortMac tickets now on sale

Today, Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa Senators player Chris Phillips announced that #Ottawa4FortMact tickets are now on sale. They are in…


Al and Betty Arseneault, Crystal Beach–Lakeview outdoor rink volunteers, receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Bay Ward Councillor Mark Taylor presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Al and Betty Arseneault at today’s City…


Mayor Watson announces Ottawa4FortMac, a fundraiser in support of the Fort McMurray relief efforts

Today at City Council, Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa Senators player Chris Phillips announced Ottawa4FortMac, a fundraising event in support…


Ottawa’s first trade mission to India generates business opportunities for local companies

The Ottawa trade mission to India, with Mayor Jim Watson and a delegation of 35 business and industry leaders, generated investments and…


Ottawa trade mission to India announces agreements in Bangalore

Ottawa’s trade mission to India was in Bangalore today, the hub of India’s IT industry, where the delegation focused on helping Ottawa…


Ottawa trade mission in India announces new partnerships

Mayor Jim Watson and trade mission delegates announced a series of partnerships during two days of site visits and meetings in New Delhi…


Ottawa trade mission to India shows early signs of success

Mayor Jim Watson’s trade mission to India was off to a good start Monday with the announcement of agreements between Canadian and Indian…


More transportation choices: Ottawa opens the door to companies like Uber and Lyft, while modernizing taxi regulations

I’m pleased to tell you that Ottawa has become one of the first Canadian jurisdictions to adopt regulations for Private Transportation…