Ottawa – On Saturday March 23, the City of Ottawa will join the hundreds of millions of people around the world participating in Earth Hour 2013 between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.This year, the City will be switching off lights in City buildings at City Hall, 100 Constellation, Ben Franklin Place, and the Swansea Municipal Building.
Ottawa – The City will be hosting its first ever Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Roundtable on Saturday, March23,2013. Predicted to be a day of engaging discussion, response to the event has been extremely positive, with registration filling up within a week of its announcement. The morning will feature presentations by well-known and respected panellists who will provide an update on the state of the issue, with a focus on both policies and programs that are being implemented to address climate change issues.
Ottawa - The official match schedule for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ was provisionally approved today by the FIFA Executive Committee during a meeting held in Zurich. Nine games, including one quarter-final game, will be hosted by Ottawa.Fans can now mark their 2015 calendars with the world’s largest women’s soccer tournament that will dominate the Canadian landscape from June 6 until July 5, 2015.
Ottawa - The City of Ottawa today announced it will be holding a second Apps4Ottawa contest. The new contest will feature a similar prize structure as the first contest but will be opened up to all Canadians for entry.