Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson will present the City’s most prestigious award to Ottawa-born actress Sandra Oh in recognition of her significant contributions and accomplishments, both nationally and internationally, in the field of the performing arts. On Monday, July 8, Ms. Oh will receive the Key to the City in a ceremony at Ottawa City Hall.
Ottawa – In a report to be released this afternoon, City staff recommend that a new Request for Offers be issued to find a long-term tenant for the Ottawa Stadium. Staff are also recommending that the Ottawa Stadium be opened for community use this summer. The staff report will be considered at a meeting of the Finance and Economic Development Committee on June 4.
Ottawa – City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson today announced the official start of the City’s Bucket Brigade program during a media event at City Hall. The Bucket Brigade is a crew of summer students hired to reduce litter in downtown neighbourhoods that see an increase in both tourist and pedestrian traffic during the summer months.
City Council has approved the remaining pieces of the City’s Accountability Framework, as recommended by the City’s Integrity Commissioner, Robert Marleau, continuing its commitment to making municipal government more transparent and accountable to the public.
Ottawa – Marion Dewar Plaza at Ottawa City Hall will rollout a wide assortment of foods for every taste as it presents the Street Food Showcase on Wednesday, May 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m.By purchasing a $10 bracelet – available on first-come, first-serve basis at the event –individuals will be able to sample selected menu items from some of the 18 new cart and truck food vendors. All proceeds will be donated to the Shepherds of Good Hope.