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Month: March 2017

New task force will help galvanize music industry in Ottawa

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa, together with the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC), will spearhead a task force of music and film industry leaders to develop a Music Strategy for Ottawa. Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Jeff Leiper made the announcement today during the “Ottawa as a Music City” panel discussion at the Innovation Centre. OMIC is a not-for-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to growing the city’s music industry for the benefit of its artists,…
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105th Grey Cup Festival open call for artist submissions

APPLICATION DEADLINE | APRIL 21 AT MIDNIGHT It’s your turn to take the stage. The 105th Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw is putting a call out to Canadian artists to perform at Lansdowne throughout the week leading up to the big game on November 26. The festival will: Showcase Canadian culture Attract over 250,000 visitors throughout the week Put an exclamation point on Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations! Want to submit your act? Click here and fill…
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Responses to the Mayor’s Questionnaire for Ottawa-Vanier Federal by-election Candidates 2017

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? Green Party of Canada candidate Nira Dookeran Yes Comments: As a representative of the Green Party of Canada, I will and do support Stage 2 of the Light Rail Transit project, which will extend the LRT west to Moodie, east to Trim, and…
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City of Ottawa named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Ottawa – For the sixth consecutive year, the City of Ottawa has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in a competition that recognizes organizations for their exceptional workplace diversity and inclusion programs. The winners were selected by editors at Mediacorp and are featured in a special section of today’s Globe and Mail. The competition judges recognized the City for its commitment to reflect, in its workforce, the diversity of the Ottawa community, including…
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Special Assistant Position

The Office of Mayor Jim Watson is currently accepting applications for future opportunities. The ideal candidate for Special Assistant: Is highly organized, motivated, punctual, and able to work well under pressure; Has strong interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and the ability to interact well with people; Must have an interest in municipal affairs and the ability to engage with residents on their issues and concerns; Is required to work evenings from Wednesdays to Fridays and…
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