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Richard and Brian Cooper (The Cooper Brothers) receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Kitchissippi Ward Councillor Jeff Leiper presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Richard and Brian Cooper (The Cooper Brothers) at City Council today, in recognition of their charity work and contributions to Ottawa’s music scene. Formed in 1974, The Cooper Brothers were one of Ottawa’s best-known bands of the late 70s with their song, The Dream Never Dies, charting in Canada and the United States. Richard and Brian Cooper…
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Sister Lorena Morris receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Sister Lorena Morris at City Council today, in recognition of her community service and for helping found the Caldwell Family Centre. Sister Lorena Morris moved to the Ottawa area in 1979 with Sisters Thelma Marion and Madeleine Rochon with the idea of providing assistance to those in need. Moving into the Caldwell neighbourhood, the sisters immediately began to help…
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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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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, shops and services in the heart of Centretown.  I’m excited to share that businesses along Elgin Street have come together…
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Mark Wigmore receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

September 26, 2018 – The Mayor of Ottawa and the Councillor for Capital Ward presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mark Wigmore at City Council today in recognition of his contributions to Camp Misquah and the Ottawa Race Weekend.   Mr. Wigmore has been incredibly active in fundraising for Camp Misquah, a summer camp for children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities. He joined the board of directors several years ago and has focussed…
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