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Author: Matthew Bickford

Greg Thurlow receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Osgoode Councillor George Darouze presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Greg Thurlow at City Council today, in recognition of his volunteering and community service. Greg Thurlow has been a true community builder in Osgoode for the past decade. Mr. Thurlow has been a member of the Osgoode Village Community Association…
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Elgin Street – Let’s support our businesses!

As you know, the Elgin Street Renewal project officially began yesterday. This project includes a road closure of Elgin Street from Somerset to Catherine streets for this first phase of construction. While the street may be closed to vehicular traffic, Elgin is walkable and central, so it’s easy to continue to visit your favourite restaurants,…
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Mayor Jim Watson opens Kaleidoscope exhibit

Mayor Jim Watson opened an exhibit at the City Hall Art Gallery today, featuring the latest additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection. The exhibition, entitled Kaleidoscope: 2018 Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection, is on display at the City Hall Art Gallery between December 6, 2018 and January 30, 2019.  The…
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Ali Tejpar receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Rideau-Vanier Councillor Mathieu Fleury presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Ali Tejpar at City Council today, in recognition of his leadership in youth engagement and his community service. A member of the Ottawa Youth Engagement Committee since 2017, Mr. Tejpar was instrumental in launching Ottawa’s first Mayor for a Day…
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Elio Marcantonio receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Barrhaven Ward Councillor Jan Harder presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Elio Marcantonio at City Council today, in recognition of his work to bring the community together and establish a BMX track in Barrhaven. Elio Marcantonio formed the Nepean BMX Association, a non-profit organization, and developed a BMX racing track…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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