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Year: 2015

Mayor Watson looks ahead to a “Year of Momentum” in 2015 State of the City address

OTTAWA – At the first City Council meeting of the year today, Mayor Jim Watson provided a look ahead to significant projects and milestones in store for Ottawa in 2015. The annual State of the City address is an opportunity for the Mayor to provide an update on projects and priorities related to the City of Ottawa. “2015 will be a year of momentum,” said Mayor Watson. “It’s an exciting time to be in the…
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Mayor’s City Builder Award – Margaret Knight

Mayor Jim Watson and Councillors Rick Chiarelli and Mark Taylor presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Margaret Knight today in recognition of more than 35 years of running free breakfast and lunch programs at the Foster Farm Community Centre, as well as volunteering with several other community charitable organizations. Often long before sunrise, five days a week Mrs. Knight is at Foster Farm’s kitchen preparing breakfast for 40 to 45 children and planning two…
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State of the City 2015 – Speech

Good morning. I want to wish all Members of Council a very Happy New Year. I hope you had a restful Christmas and holiday season. Because – as you know – we have a very busy year ahead of us. Much of that work will begin next week as we table our first draft budget of the term. I want to thank all Members of Council for providing their input into this year’s budget process.…
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West Ottawa Board of Trade – Mayor's Breakfast 2015

Thank you very much, Rosemary / Greg. My thanks to the West Ottawa Board of Trade, your Chair, Greg Weatherdon, and your Executive Director, Rosemary Leu, for inviting me to join you this morning. It is wonderful to see many familiar faces here today. First off, I would like to extend my best wishes for the New Year to all of you and your families. I hope the holidays provided opportunities to spend time with…
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