Minister Baird, Mayor Watson agree to work together on light rail

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – John Baird, Minister Responsible for the National Capital Commission and Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean and…


Confederation Line among best rail/transit projects in the Americas

Ottawa – The Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) project has been presented the Silver Award for Best Rail/Transit Project in the…


Downtown truck tunnel study by Ontario and City starts

Ottawa – The Government of Ontario and the City of Ottawa have finalized an agreement to study a possible tunnel to address the problem of…


Premier Wynne, MP Galipeau and Mayor Watson tour progress of Confederation Line tunnel

Ottawa – Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Royal Galipeau, MP (Ottawa–Orléans) and Mayor Jim Watson toured the Confederation Line light rail…


New signs announce Ottawa’s cycling and pedestrian-friendly status

Ottawa - Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Peter Hume, Chair of the City’s Planning Committee, today unveiled new signs to promote…


New Rideau River crossing to connect Overbrook and Sandy Hill

Ottawa – Ottawa’s reputation as a walking- and cycling-friendly city got another boost today with the start of construction on a new…


Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge opens, significantly improving connectivity for Riverside South and Barrhaven residents

Ottawa – Today, the Harper Government, the Province of Ontario and the City of Ottawa celebrated the opening of the new…


Downtown Moves wins recognition with four awards Primary tabs

Ottawa – Downtown Moves, the plan for how people will move around Ottawa’s downtown core in the future, has won four awards from…


Mayor's Remarks: Stage 2

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you all for coming. I’ve invited you here today to talk about how our city will grow and the fundamental tool…


This morning's tragic accident

As most Ottawa residents know by now, there has been a tragic collision between an OC Transpo bus and a VIA Rail train which occurred at…