Ottawa - Ottawa City Hall’s Marion Dewar Plaza is the place to be this summer with free weekly programs and special events for every taste and interest, morning noon and night. “Whether it is the winter or the summer, inside or outside, we are making City Hall a real people p
Vancouver, BC – Canada’s Big City Mayors’ Caucus (BCMC) is calling on its provincial, territorial and federal partners to confront the growing housing crisis across the country. The BCMC, a group representing 22 of the largest cities in Canada, met today in Vancouver ahead of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Annual Conference and Trade Show.
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.
Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Steve Desroches and Councillor Allan Hubley, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to the Majic 100 Morning Show hosts, Stu Schwartz, whom everyone knows as Stuntman Stu, Angie Poirier and Trisha Owens for their outstanding community service and public advocacy in raising awareness about bullying.
Ottawa – Bob Chiarelli, MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean and Phil McNeely, MPP for Ottawa-Orléans today joined His Worship, Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa and members of City Council to officially break ground on the expansion of Highway 417 from Nicholas Street to Ottawa Road 174.
Ottawa – The City of Ottawa gave people visiting City Hall’s Marion Dewar Plaza a taste of what’s coming to Ottawa streets this year by showcasing some of the 18 new cart and truck food vendors that will be located at various locations across the city.