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Month: November 2018

Council recognizes outgoing Councillors

City Council, meeting for the last time in this Term of Council, today highlighted the contributions of the outgoing Councillors. Mayor Jim Watson presented departing Councillors with commemorative photographs as a token of appreciation for their dedication and service to the City and its residents. Councillors Bob Monette, Jody Mitic, Marianne Wilkinson, Shad Qadri, Mark Taylor, David Chernushenko and Michael Qaqish each received a framed photograph of a scene of significance in their wards.  

Proud To Be Me receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to Proud To Be Me. Proud To Be Me was established in 2011 by Cindy Cutts and Jody McCombe. Their goal was to empower youth and provide the tools they need to reach their potential. The organization raises funds for community supports, resources and programs that help empower and educate youth in a way that promotes inclusion and anti-bullying. The organization recognizes the importance of…
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Billings Bridge Pacesetters Walking Club receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award today to the Billings Bridge Pacesetters Walking Club, with Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko.  The Billings Bridge Pacesetters Walking Club was recognized for its contributions to osteoarthritis research and for 25 years of community support.   The Billings Bridge Pacesetters Walking Club is a social walking and knitting club that produces blankets, scarves, mittens and hats for seniors and children. The club started 25 years ago…
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Mayor Watson presents Order of Ottawa and Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson inducted 16 of Ottawa’s most outstanding residents into the Order of Ottawa during a ceremony this evening at Ottawa City Hall. Those inducted by Mayor Watson into the Order of Ottawa are: Julian Armour, Bernie Ashe, Graham Bird, Dr. Angela Cameron, Monique Doolittle-Romas, Marie-Claude Doucet, Barbara Farber, Emily Glossop, Elizabeth Graham, Lawrence Greenspon, David Rattray, Dr. Marc Ruel, Brian Tardif, the late Robert J. Wilson and Kathy Wright. Inderpreet Singh,…
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Letter to Minister Mulroney regarding the economic statement made by Minister Fedeli,

November 21, 2018   The Honourable Caroline Mulroney, M.P.P. Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs 11th Floor, 720 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario M7A 2S9   Dear Minister Mulroney, We closely followed the economic statement by the Minister of Finance, the Honourable Vic Fedeli, in which he announced the elimination of three positions of independent officers of the Legislative Assembly, including that of the French Language Services Commissioner. As you probably know, more than…
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