Ottawa – Today, celebrations were held to recognize the 20th year of keeping the city clean through the Tim Hortons Cleaning the Capital. Residents joined Mayor Jim Watson, Tim Hortons and City Councillors in celebrating the start of this year’s city-wide spring campaign, taking place April 15 to May 15.To kick off the campaign’s 20th year, a Harlem Shake video featuring Mayor Watson, Tim Hortons, and 40 Cleaning the Capital participants was debuted at the launch at Marion Dewar Plaza.
Ottawa – Mayor Watson and members of Council today saluted the Carleton University Ravens men’s basketball team for winning yet another Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championship.The incredible Ravens basketball program, led by coach Dave Smart, has won an astounding nine CIS national men’s basketball championships in the span of the last 11 seasons.
Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, with Knoxdale-Merivale Ward Councillor Keith Egli, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Brian Mulligan for his outstanding volunteer work and contributions to the community as a volunteer, particularly to organizations in the area of children’s mental health.