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Author: Matthew Bickford

Trend Arlington Community Association receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Knoxdale-Merivale Councillor Keith Egli presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to representatives of the Trend Arlington Community Association at City Council today, in recognition of their work and support for the community following a tornado on September 21, 2018. One of six tornadoes in the region that day touched down in the Trend Arlington community, causing a significant amount of damage in Arlington Woods. City inspectors issued more than 100 unsafe…
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City presents plans for future improvements on Sparks Street

Mayor Jim Watson, Tobi Nussbaum, CEO, National Capital Commission, and Councillor Mathieu Fleury today joined City staff for an update on the Sparks Street Public Realm Plan. Staff presented a refined vision and strategic design directions to guide future improvements on the pedestrian mall. In 2018, the City opened a storefront at 79 Sparks Street to collaborate with partners and the public to create a cohesive plan for the future of Sparks Street’s public realm. Over the past…
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Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Somerset Ward Councillor Catherine McKenney presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mary Ellen Henniger and Barb Hayduk, two volunteer representatives of Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region, at City Council today, in recognition of their support for grieving families. Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region helps families grieve the loss of loved ones. When diagnosed with a terminal disease, many individuals deal with pain and suffering and cut…
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Lynne Stacey receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson, with Councillors Matthew Luloff and Stephen Blais, presented a Mayor’s City Builder Award to Lynne Stacey at City Council today, in recognition of her dedication to her community and volunteering. Ms. Stacey has been heavily involved in her Queenswood Heights neighbourhood since she moved there in 1977. She has been a pianist at Queenswood United Church for the past 40 years. Her love of music led her to organize the Cumberland Community…
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Dylan Black receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

The Mayor with Councillors Allan Hubley and Rick Chiarelli, presented a Mayor’s City Builder Award to Dylan Black for his philanthropy. Local radio and TV personality Dylan Black is a humanitarian and philanthropist who supports many great causes. He has supported the Max Keeping fund at CHEO and The Children’s Wish Foundation for years. He has raised over $15,000 through various Movember campaigns and more than $3,700 for the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. Mr.…
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