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Year: 2016

Tennis Canada selects Ottawa for Davis Cup by BNP Paribas First Round Play

November 16, 2016 – Tennis Canada announced Wednesday that The Arena at TD Place at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, Ontario will be the host site for the upcoming Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first-round tie between Canada and Great Britain. The event will take place from February 3-5, 2017. “It’s been more than two decades since Davis Cup has been held in Ottawa and the timing is right now to bring it back,” said…
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The party’s here and all of Canada’s invited!

Ottawa students send postcards to friends and family across the country inviting them to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in the nation’s capital Ottawa – Ottawa area students have a message for their family and friends from coast to coast to coast: “Come celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with us in 2017!” As part of a city-wide student postcard writing initiative, the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased…
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Responses to the Mayor’s Questionnaire for Ottawa-Vanier Candidates 2016

Responses to the Mayor’s Questionnaire for Ottawa-Vanier Candidates have been organized alphabetically by each candidate’s last name who has responded. 1. The city is embarking on an ambitious Light Rail Transit project, including Stage 2 that sends light rail further East, West and South. If elected, will you and your party support Stage 2? New Democratic Party of Ontario candidate Claude Bisson Yes Comments: My party and I believe that we should focus our efforts…
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A national celebration in the making: Canadian history, culture and treasures on exhibit to the world in 2017

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to welcome the family of national cultural institutions in the capital region as programming partners for Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations. From cultural and social programming, to providing venue space, the following federal partners are supporting one or more Ottawa 2017 initiatives. Some examples are: Canada Agricultural Museum Assisting in the development of Agri 150 events Canada Aviation and…
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Mayor Watson announces 2016 Order of Ottawa inductees and Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching recipient

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson today announced the 15 residents who will be inducted into the Order of Ottawa this year, as well as the 2016 recipient of the Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching. This year’s Order of Ottawa ceremony will take place at City Hall on November 17. “The Order of Ottawa honours remarkable residents for their service in both professional and civic-oriented endeavours,” said Mayor Watson. “It is a privilege to…
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