The 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017: A Year of Celebrations You Won’t Want to Miss!

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced funding of $5 million to Ottawa 2017 (Celebrations Ottawa…


Ottawa 2017 welcomes Bell as Premier Partner, announces La Machine – a North American first coming to Ottawa

I am proud to announce that Bell is joining Ottawa 2017 at a Premier Partner and as the Official Media Partner for Canada’s 150th…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…