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Year: 2018

Mayor Watson’s statement on the Provincial Election results

“I would like to congratulate Premier Designate Doug Ford for winning a majority of seats in the Ontario Legislature. I would like to thank Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario Liberal Government for all that they have done for the City of Ottawa over the last 15 years. The Wynne Government has been a good partner on a number of significant city building initiatives – many of which would not have been possible without their…
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Responses to the Mayor’s Questionnaire for Provincial election local Candidates 2018

Click the links below to view each Party’s and candidates’ individual response Green Party of Ontario Candidate for Ottawa-Centre, Cherie Wong Party of Ontario Candidate for Carleton, Gordon Kubanek Green Party of Ontario Candidate for Ottawa-Vanier, Sheilagh McLean Responses from the Local Ontario Liberal Candidates Response from the Local Ontario NDP Candidates Response from Doug Ford Leader, Ontario PC Party   1. Stage 2 LRT Provincial Funding Commitment The City of Ottawa, in partnership with…
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Mary Ann Varley receives the City Builder Award

Mary Ann Varley was recognized for her community leadership in visual arts and cultural development. The City Builder Award was presented to her by Deputy Mayor Mark Taylor and Beacon Hill-Cyrville Councillor Tim Tierney on behalf of Mayor Jim Watson at yesterday’s Council meeting. Ms. Varley has volunteered with Arteast, a not-for-profit organization that helps its members develop their abilities and interests in the visual arts, in a variety of leadership positions. She has served as the President…
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Mayor Watson seeks input on important City of Ottawa issues from local provincial candidates and party leaders

Today, Mayor Jim Watson issued a short questionnaire to local provincial candidates and their respective party leaders, seeking their input on important City of Ottawa related issues. All received responses will be posted on Mayor Watson’s website www.Jimwatsonottawa.ca, simultaneously, without editorial comment, on Monday, June 4. The intention of this respectful initiative is to ensure local issues specific to Ottawa receive provincial attention in the lead-up to the June 7 provincial election. The questionnaire’s responses…
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Karen Taylor receives the City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and West Carleton-March Councillor Eli El-Chantiry recognized Karen Taylor for her long-standing community leadership in Fitzroy Harbour, especially during the 2017 spring flood response, by presenting her with the City Builder Award at today’s Council meeting. In her long-serving role as president of the Fitzroy Harbour Community Association, Ms. Taylor has been a master organizer of many successful local fundraising events and activities, such as Harbour Days summer festival, the Winter Carnival,…
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