City Council approves new vehicle-for-hire regulations

With the approval of new vehicle-for-hire regulations by City Council today, Ottawa has become one of the first Canadian jurisdictions to…


Ottawa to Host 2016 and 2017 Canadian Triathlon Championships and CAMTRI Continental Cup Races

March 31, 2016—Canada’s top triathletes will be swimming, biking and running into the Nation’s Capital Region for the 2016 and 2017…


Moment Factory and Ottawa 2017 to produce momentum-building Signature Event in future Light Rail Transit tunnel

March 30th, 2016 – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, announced today a world first: an…


Tysen Lefebvre receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

March 23rd, 2016 - Mayor Jim Watson and Stittsville Ward Councillor Shad Qadri presented a Mayor’s City Builder Award to Tysen Lefebvre at…


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…