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Month: April 2015

Dr. Safaa Fouda receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa –Mayor Jim Watson and Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward Councillor Tim Tierney presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Dr. Safaa Fouda for her volunteer work in bringing together Canadians and new immigrants, as well as all kinds of faith groups, with the goal of promoting mutual understanding and compassion. Dr. Fouda is a pioneering female engineer who moved to Canada from Egypt in 1969 and holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. She retired in…
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How we’re cleaning up the Ottawa River

Since I was elected Mayor in 2010, my top environmental priority has been to clean up the Ottawa River. I believe this would be the perfect gift for future generations as Canada approaches its 150th birthday. We have made a lot of progress on this issue and I want to share how we will finish the job. The issue Ottawa is a city of almost 1 million people, and our roads and sewers are feeling…
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Mayor’s City Builder Award – Mitch Kurylowicz

Mayor Jim Watson and Osgoode Ward Councillor George Darouze presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mitch Kurylowicz today in recognition of his volunteer work with Free the Children, the world’s largest organization of kids helping kids, and his four years to date of fundraising to build a boys’ secondary school in rural Kenya. Mitch, who is 17, has been doing volunteer work to benefit children in developing countries for 10 years through Free the…
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