Jim Watson

Melanie Joly Promises Prompt Decision On Controversial Memorial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada's new heritage minister says she will consult widely on the decision.

Video Appears To Show Ottawa Cabbie Threatening Uber Driver, Passenger

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Business

Warning: Profane Language A video shot a block from Parliament Hill in Ottawa appears to show a cabbie threatening an Uber driver and passenger. ...

City Of Ottawa Has Bone To Pick With Feds Over Contentious Memorial

CBC | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Politics

Ottawa city council voted Wednesday to formally ask the federal government to move a national memorial for victims of communism away from a location n...

Ottawa Shooting Suspect Was Not On Terror Watchlist: RCMP

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

The commissioner of the RCMP says Michael Zehaf Bibeau, the man killed Wednesday after a shooting at the National War Memorial and on Parliament Hill,...

Sorry, Rob

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Mayor Rob Ford may want to take down the rainbow flag at Toronto City Hall, but just up the street provincial politicians are ready to raise...

Ottawa Mayor's Reaction To Olympic Pride Flag Comment Is Priceless

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Politics

In which Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proves that he's basically the best. Ottawa is among many Canadian cities that will be flying the rainbow Prid...

The "O" Stands for Originality, or the Oxymoron to "Ottawa"

Rachel Décoste | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

This week is momentous for legions of moms and women in general: the "Big O" is comin' to town. But what do you give to the billionaire Black woman who has everything? Give her an NHL A hockey jersey. Really? Is that the best we could come up with?

Ottawa Paid How Much For Bike Lane Video?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A five-minute video showing cyclists how to use Ottawa's segregated bike lane cost taxpayers $21,000.Documents show Ottawa awarded the contra...