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Month: November 2011

Mayor’s City Builder Award – Phil Nguyen

Mayor Jim Watson, with West Carleton-March Ward Councillor Eli El-Chantiry, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Phil Nguyen for his outstanding volunteer work and contributions to the community. With his wife Amelia, Mr. Nguyen co-created and has taught the award-winning Bully Bustersprogram to more than 1,000 school children and raised $4,000 for non-profit organizations such as the Western Ottawa Community Resources Centre and Child and Youth Friendly Ottawa.Bully Busters teaches children and youth…
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Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame Opens at City Hall

Ottawa – Ottawa’s sports greats are once again proudly on display with the official opening of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame at its new downtown location. “I am honoured to officially open the new home of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame right here inside the historic Heritage Building at City Hall,” said Mayor Jim Watson. “This space will preserve and showcase the tremendous achievements of our athletes for over more than 100 years and…
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City of Ottawa salutes service personnel during National Veterans’ Week

Ottawa – National Veterans’ Week, November 5 to 11, affords Ottawa residents the opportunity to recognize the contributions made by local war veterans, while at the same time honouring the sacrifice of those who went to war and did not return. “Ottawa is home to many veterans who have served their country with valour and distinction around the world,” said Mayor Jim Watson. “Our men and women in uniform have accomplished impossible feats of courage and sacrifice…
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