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Month: August 2017

Still time to enjoy the summer of Ottawa 2017

Ottawa – On the heels of this past weekend’s successful event, Canada’s Table, Ottawa 2017, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, wishes to remind residents and visitors that there is still time to enjoy two other hit Signature Events of the summer: Inspiration Village and Kontinuum.  MORE THAN 300,000 PEOPLE HAVE VISITED INSPIRATION VILLAGE Daily, noon – 8 pm, until September 4 (Free) ByWard Market This artistic installation of 41 sea containers is an ephemeral…
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Statement from Mayor Watson regarding the appointment of Mr. Patrick Lin as Special Advisor on Canada-China relations

‘’Since 1999, the City of Ottawa has maintained a special relationship with the City of Beijing, China, which is to this day Ottawa’s only Sister City. I signed this original agreement in 1999 as Mayor of the former City of Ottawa. I value this relationship and have led a number of economic delegations to China over my years as Mayor. I have deliberately chosen to prioritize and invest in only one Sister City agreement in…
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Table for one…thousand!

Guests welcomed to Canada’s Table for unprecedented dinner in front of Parliament Hill Ottawa – Ottawa 2017 and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, Restaurateur Stephen Beckta and Chef Mike Moffatt of Beckta, Play and Gezellig restaurants, along with Sheila Whyte of Thyme & Again Catering, are delighted to welcome participants to Canada’s Table. A thousand guests will enjoy a legendary four-course meal, created by twenty top chefs from across Canada, at…
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Canada’s Table serves up compassion and learning with social contributions

Ottawa – Ottawa 2017, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, Restaurateur Stephen Beckta and Chef Mike Moffatt of Beckta, Play and Gezellig restaurants, along with Sheila Whyte of Thyme & Again Catering, are pleased to announce how Canada’s Table will strengthen the social fabric of Ottawa and Northern communities, and benefit up and coming students in the culinary field. Canada’s Table is an Ottawa 2017 non-profit event to celebrate Canada’s unique culinary culture during our…
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Michael Deyell receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Somerset Ward Councillor Catherine McKenney presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Michael Deyell at City Council today in recognition of his commitment to showcasing Canadian artists and for his many contributions to the LGBTQ community in Ottawa. The honour comes as the city celebrates the annual Ottawa Capital Pride Festival. Mr. Deyell returned to Ottawa in 2012 to purchase After Stonewall, Ottawa’s only LGBTQ bookstore, founded in 1990, in order…
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