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Month: July 2012

Ottawa Police Services Board Announces New Deputy Chief of Police

Ottawa– The Ottawa Police Services Board is pleased to announce that it has   selected Edward (Ed) Keeley, currently Executive Officer and Superintendent – Office of the Chief Directorate, as Deputy Chief of the Ottawa Police Service.  Effective immediately, he will fill the position that became vacant in March when Charles Bordeleau was appointed Chief of Police.  His appointment is the culmination of an internal search conducted by the Police Services Board over the past…
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Mayor’s Address on Tourism and Canada's 150th Anniversary

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Let me begin by thanking The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa for your kind invitation, and to again thank you for the good work you do in our community. For almost 100 years, your club has had a stellar reputation of giving back to our community in so many ways. Today I want to talk to you about an issue that is both timely and important for our city, and really for…
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Council approves Lobbyist Registry and Integrity Commissioner

Ottawa – City Council today approved creation of a new Lobbyist Registry and establishment of an Integrity Commissioner to oversee the registry and to assist in the establishment of a Code of Conduct, Expense Policy and Gifts Registry for Members of Council. These initiatives are key elements in governance renewal at City Hall intended to make municipal government more transparent and accountable. “In the 2010 election, I made a commitment to the people of Ottawa that we…
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