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Month: February 2017

What’s a party without pizza? – Ottawa 2017 partners with Gabriel Pizza

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to welcome Gabriel Pizza as a partner for Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in the nation’s capital. As the Official Pizza for Ottawa 2017, Gabriel Pizza – a locally owned and operated business – is marking its 40th anniversary today. Gabriel Pizza will be feeding the thousands of volunteers at events throughout the year. Gabriel Pizza will also…
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Public Information Session on Stage 2 LRT

Residents are invited to participate in an online interactive public information session on the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, the largest infrastructure project in the City’s history, where they will have the opportunity to ask questions in person or via Facebook Live. On Wednesday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m., City staff will deliver a presentation on the Stage 2 LRT project before taking residents’ questions. The presentation will be broadcast live on the…
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Ottawa 2017 partners with Sustainable Forestry Initiative for Red Bull Crashed Ice

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to welcome Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) as a partner for Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in the nation’s capital. A sustainability leader dedicated to the future of our forests, SFI promotes the responsible procurement of forest products. The organization has arranged for the donation of responsibly sourced forest products to build the Red Bull Crashed Ice track,…
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Bob Easy receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Rideau-Goulbourn Ward Councillor Scott Moffatt presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Bob Easy at today’s City Council meeting. Bob Easy has been involved in building and supporting youth in the communities of Munster and Richmond going back to the 1970s. The sense of community and of family he established among the teams he coached was sadly evident in 2012 when one of Bob’s players died tragically during a…
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City shares significant news about plans to move forward with Stage 2 Light Rail Transit

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Keith Egli, Chair of the City’s Transportation Committee, Councillor Stephen Blais, Chair of the Transit Commission, and City of Ottawa staff today shared significant news about plans to move forward with the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project. City Staff also provided a detailed presentation of a related report on Stage 2 LRT, in advance of the tabling of the report at the Finance and Economic Development Committee on…
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