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.
Ottawa – For the second consecutive year, the City of Ottawa has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, a national competition naming the leaders in creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. The winners were announced in a special feature published in today’s Globe and Mail.
Ottawa – Beginning in May, Ottawa will welcome 18 new and exciting food choices to the city's streets. Following on the City’s commitment to promote small business opportunities in the local community, these new trucks and carts will increase street food vendor options for residents and tourists alike.
Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Kanata North Councillor Marianne Wilkinson today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Ms. Sarah Dehler for her years of dedication to environmental protection and for her ability to educate and inspire residents, both young and old, about recycling, sustainability and many other environmental issues in the community.
Ottawa –Yesterday the City of Ottawa finalized the Project Agreement with Rideau Transit Group (RTG) to design, build, finance and maintain Ottawa’s new 12.5-kilometre Confederation Line Light Rail project as well as widen Highway 417 from Nicholas Street to Highway 174. Following a review of Rideau Transit Group’s proposal in December, Ottawa City Council voted unanimously to approve the project and to execute a project agreement with the Rideau Transit Group.
Ottawa – The City of Ottawa and the Major Events Office of Ottawa Tourism are pleased to announce that the 2013 Yonex International Badminton Challenge will take place in Ottawa this June.The event, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), will be held at Carleton University from June 25 to 29. The local economic impact is estimated to be almost $1 million.
Ottawa – Residents can get online to have their say on the future of Ottawa with Building a Liveable Ottawa 2031 – a city-wide review of land-use, transportation and infrastructure policies that feed into the City’s Official Plan, Transportation Plan, Infrastructure Master Plan and the Cycling and Pedestrian Plans.