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Month: July 2017

First Annual Somali Cultural Festival to take place in Ottawa

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, joined by members of Ottawa’s Somali Community, will proclaim July 29 Somali Culture Festival Day in Ottawa, in conjunction with the first Annual Somali Cultural Festival. The festival, which is organized by the Somali Centre for Family Services and supported by the City of Ottawa, will take place on Saturday,…
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Experience Kontinuum!

Free underground journey through time premieres tonight   Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are thrilled to premiere Kontinuum: An Underground Journey Through Time. The experience officially opens to the public tomorrow at 10 a.m., but hundreds of lucky Ottawa 2017 Insiders and frontline tourism staff are getting an…
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Gatineau and Ottawa mayors announce the mandate and membership of the Joint Transportation Working Group

GATINEAU and OTTAWA — On May 26, Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, in conjunction with Société de transport de l’Outaouais (STO) and OC Transpo, announced the signing of a historic transit agreement between the two cities. In addition to integrating Société de transport de l’Outaouais (STO) bus routes with the new…
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Savour a summer table, follow grains to the glass, or discover secret eats, all in rural Ottawa

Tickets go on sale Friday at noon for Ottawa 2017’s three newest Agri 150 experiences Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to announce three new Agri 150 experiences. Tickets for the Savour Ottawa Summer Table culinary experience, the From Grain to Glass Tour…
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John Blatherwick receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Bay Ward Councillor Mark Taylor presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to John Blatherwick at City Council today in recognition of his many years of service as President and Chair of the Zoning and Development Committee for the Woodpark Community Association (WCA), and for his extensive volunteer work and…
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Sky Lounge takes flight!

Ottawa 2017 Signature Event raises the bar – and the entire dinner table – for fine dining above Ottawa Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to announce that the Sky Lounge has lifted off for two weeks of culinary adventure in the nation’s…
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City proposes improvements to Trillium Line extension south

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson announced today a new alignment for the O-Train Trillium Line extension as part of the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit project. The new alignment would move Bowesville Station to the edge of the urban boundary just southeast of the Bowesville and Earl Armstrong intersection, bringing rail almost a full kilometre…
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