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Paul W. Dewar receives the Key to the City

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to Paul W. Dewar at a ceremony at City Hall this evening, in recognition and appreciation for his service and dedication to his community and country, and his significant contributions to education and youth empowerment. Mr. Dewar began his career as a teacher. He worked as an elementary school teacher in Ottawa and was an elected executive of the Ottawa-Carleton Elementary Teachers’ Federation. During…
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The Right Honourable David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston receive the Key to the City

Ottawa – This evening, Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to The Right Honourable David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, at a ceremony at City Hall. The Right Honourable David Johnston was recognized for an unwavering commitment to education, learning and innovation, youth, philanthropy and volunteerism, with the distinct honour of serving as Governor General of Canada from 2010 to 2017. Mrs. Sharon Johnston was recognized for an illustrious career in rehabilitation…
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Senator Murray Sinclair receives the Key to the City

Ottawa – This evening, Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to the Honourable Murray Sinclair, Senator, at a ceremony at City Hall. The key was presented to Senator Sinclair in recognition of his illustrious and distinguished career as a Jurist, Scholar, Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and Senator. Senator Sinclair, appointed to the Senate in 2016, was Manitoba’s first Aboriginal Judge and Canada’s second. He is known…
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Michel Picard receives the Key to the City of Ottawa

Ottawa  – This evening, Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to Mr. Michel Picard at a ceremony at City Hall. Mr. Picard has served the Ottawa-Gatineau community throughout 41 years of his distinguished 45-year career in communications, television and radio broadcasting, as a celebrated voice of the Francophone news scene and a committed supporter of many local charities and organizations. In 1976, Mr. Picard joined Radio-Canada’s Ottawa bureau and hosted a wide…
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