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Year: 2018

Preferred proponent recommended to design new central library

Ottawa –– After a review of 33 submissions from architectural firms from around the world, and a shortlist of five finalists, the Evaluation Committee for the new joint facility shared by Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada has recommended entering into negotiations with the consortium of Diamond Schmitt Architects and KWC Architects, from Toronto and Ottawa, respectively. Following a two-phase procurement process for professional design services that was overseen by an external Fairness…
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Paul W. Dewar receives the Key to the City

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to Paul W. Dewar at a ceremony at City Hall this evening, in recognition and appreciation for his service and dedication to his community and country, and his significant contributions to education and youth empowerment. Mr. Dewar began his career as a teacher. He worked as an elementary school teacher in Ottawa and was an elected executive of the Ottawa-Carleton Elementary Teachers’ Federation. During…
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Catherine Wilcox reçoit le Prix de bâtisseur de la Ville décerné par le maire

Le maire d’Ottawa et le conseiller du quartier Knoxdale-Merivale ont remis à Catherine Wilcox le Prix de bâtisseur de la Ville décerné par le maire lors de la réunion du Conseil d’aujourd’hui en reconnaissance de sa contribution à Ottawa au moyen de la musique et de la sensibilisation.   En 2008, Catherine Wilcox lançait le Ottawa New Horizons Band. Initialement un programme de sensibilisation de l’Église unie Dominion-Chalmers, l’orchestre a accueilli des adultes ayant peu…
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Catherine Wilcox receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

The Mayor of Ottawa and the Councillor for Knoxdale-Merivale Ward presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Catherine Wilcox at City Council today in recognition of her contribution to Ottawa through music and outreach.   In 2008, Catherine Wilcox started the Ottawa New Horizons Band. Initially an outreach program of Dominion-Chalmers United Church, the band welcomed adults with little or no musical ability and provided them with an opportunity to learn to play a musical…
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Ottawa Wolves RFC to Host 2020 Bingham Cup Rugby Tournament

World’s largest amateur rugby tournament promotes inclusivity and equality. OTTAWA, October 4, 2018 – The Ottawa Wolves RFC has won the hosting rights for the 2020 Bingham Cup, the world’s largest amateur union rugby tournament. The Ottawa Wolves RFC are the first Canadian inclusive rugby club to host the Bingham Cup and follow other inclusive rugby clubs that have successfully held the biennial tournament, located in cities such as London, United Kingdom; New York, U.S.A;…
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