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Russ Thomas receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – The Mayor of Ottawa and the Councillor for Cumberland Ward presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Russ Thomas at City Council today in recognition of his contributions to his Cumberland community.   Mr. Thomas has graciously volunteered his time at the Cumberland Farmers’ Market, serving as a board member over the past three years. During this time, Mr. Thomas has helped incorporate the Market’s governing body and has been one of its…
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Chris Nihmey receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa  ̶  The Mayor of Ottawa and Ward Councillor Gloucester-South Nepean Ward presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Chris Nihmey at City Council today in recognition of his mental health advocacy. For two decades, Chris Nihmey has battled serious mental health disorders. Through therapy, medication and behaviour strategies, Mr. Nihmey has recovered from his illnesses and dedicated his life to mental health advocacy. Mr. Nihmey has authored five books, three of which deal specifically…
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Future site of new central library to be local and national destination

Ottawa – At a ceremony held today, Mayor Jim Watson and The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, with Councillor Tim Tierney, Chair of the Ottawa Public Library Board, dedicated the future home of a joint facility shared by the Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada. Dignitaries unveiled a sign designating the site at the corner of Albert Street…
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Ottawa 2017 Volunteers receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, with Councillors Mathieu Fleury and Jean Cloutier, recognized the Ottawa 2017 Volunteers at today’s City Council meeting by presenting them with the Mayor’s City Builder Award. Ottawa 2017’s volunteer force is over 2,500 strong and the presentation was to recognize everyone who has volunteered their time over the last 12 months. Over the course of 2017, volunteers have donated in excess of 25,000 hours, spanning over 100 events, including Red Bull…
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John Blatherwick receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Bay Ward Councillor Mark Taylor presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to John Blatherwick at City Council today in recognition of his many years of service as President and Chair of the Zoning and Development Committee for the Woodpark Community Association (WCA), and for his extensive volunteer work and expertise on boards for numerous community, zoning and land-use organizations. Mr. Blatherwick’s knowledge, skills and experience in zoning and his…
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