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Month: July 2011

Mayor’s City Builder Award – Daniel Richer

Mayor Jim Watson today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Daniel Richer, Town Crier, for his dedication and support of many notable causes in the city over the years. Since 1981, Mr. Richer has proudly represented both sides of the National Capital Region. He was Ontario’s Provincial Herald from 1984 to 1993. He has refined his art into a science and given workshops on the techniques of proper breathing and projection, formed new town…
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Ottawa to host 2012 JUNO Awards Primary tabs

Ottawa – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), along with their broadcast partner CTV, announced today that the City of Ottawa will host THE 2012 JUNO AWARDS and JUNO Week events and festivities, March 26 – April 1, 2012. “This is great news for our City and for our tourism and hospitality sectors in particular,” said Mayor Jim Watson. “The JUNO Awards not only bring visitors to our hotels and restaurants, they also…
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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 deliver light rail transit in Ottawa.Putting Ottawa on a financially stable footing has been a key priority for me and our new Council since we were first elected 8 months ago. This meant ending the excessive property tax and transit fare increases that taxpayers have faced in recent years. We…
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