Planning Summit: Mayor Jim Watson’s Remarks

Check Against Delivery *** Good morning, It’s my pleasure to welcome you here this morning to our Planning Summit. Today is the first step…


Mayor Watson's State of the City Address 2012

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** I am privileged today to deliver my first State of the City address after a year of accomplishment together and…


Mayor’s Speech: The Annual Chairs Breakfast with the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning ladies and gentlemen, It’s my pleasure to be here with you here today. Please let me convey my…


Speech to the Tourism Industry Association of Canada Annual Conference

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I would like to welcome all of the delegates from across Canada to Ottawa and…


Ecology Ottawa Annual Dinner: Address by Mayor Jim Watson

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Thank you for this opportunity to speak to you this evening. It’s my pleasure to be here today to talk directly…


2012 Budget Address by Mayor Jim Watson

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Today we begin Budget 2012 I want to thank Council, once again, for allowing me the privilege of working with…


Mayor’s Address on Transit

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Today, I am very pleased to talk about the results of some dedicated work done over the last few months to…


Speech to the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen.I would like to thank you for the kind invitation to speak with you today.…


3rd Annual Meeting of the Alliance to End Homelessness: Address by Mayor Jim Watson


CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** It’s a pleasure to be here with you this morning I see a lot of familiar faces and good friends, many of whom I…


Budget 2011 Speech

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Fellow Council members, today we begin the 2011 budget. Establishing our fiscal framework is the single most…