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Sanchit and Riya Gupta receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Rideau-Goulbourn Ward Councillor Scott Moffatt presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Sanchit and Riya Gupta at City Council today, in recognition of their efforts to establish a sustainable food system and combat food waste. The Guptas established a chapter of MealCare, a non-profit organization that aims to combat food waste, in Ottawa. Working with local restaurants, university cafeterias and grocery stores, the Guptas take in surplus food, and,…
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Al Tweddle receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Deputy Mayor Laura Dudas and Orléans Ward Councillor Matthew Luloff presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Al Tweddle at City Council today, in recognition of over 50 years of volunteering in his community. Al Tweddle has volunteered in his Orléans community for over 50 years. As one of the first residents of Queenswood Heights, he played a pivotal role in shaping the neighbourhood and he helped create several area parks, including Racine…
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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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