Jim Watson

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Name: Jim Watson
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

New underpass artwork represents neighbourhood connection

Mayor Jim Watson, MPP Yasir Naqvi, and several city councillors were on hand for the unveiling of a new public mural.... underneath the 417 at Metcalfe Street as part of an effort to beautify the city ahead of the Canada 150 celebrations.Cassandra Dickie ... [Published 580 CFRA - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Study launched of downtown truck tunnel

The city of Ottawa and the province have announced plans to study the possibility of a new tunnel, to get trucks off of downtown streets.The two levels of government will equally share the $750-thousand study, expected to take 18 months to complete.The ... [Published 580 CFRA - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 3 reports

New 10-unit Community Housing development opens in Lowertown

Ten families are getting a new home.The new Community Housing development at 456 Old St. Patrick Street opened its doors on Monday.Councillor Marianne Wilkinson said the $2.5 million project is a very welcomed facelift for Lowertown."We had two derelict ... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

St. Patrick’s residents celebrate ‘century of memories’

The year Pauline O’Regan was born the Titanic sank. And as a little girl, she can still recall hiding behind her grandmother’s skirts during the Halifax explosion of 1917.“How can I forget?” she said of the noise.As a young debutante, she danced evenings ... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Memory, Jim Watson, Ottawa
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

O-Train involved in derailment might stay out of service

The O-Train damaged during the derailment several weeks ago might not end up back in service at all.On Monday, Mayor Jim Watson told CFRA News there is significant damage to that particular vehicle."And they're (staff) searching for parts all over the ... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

City to quietly mark one-year anniversary of fatal OC Transpo bus crash

The city is keeping commemorations of the one-year anniversary of the fatal OC Transpo collision informal instead of having a public memorial or ceremony in honour of the victims.Over the past several months, Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder and Mayor Jim Watson ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Securing Data, Mobile Devices from Vulnerabilities

By Lawson OvihThe report by Norton Symantec that mobile devices in Middle East Africa are without protective measures has brought to fore, the issue of data protection as the campaign for increase Internet penetration gathers momentum.The security software ... [Published Business World Intelligence - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Midwest BankCentre hires away competing executives

David Warning, the face of BMO Harris Bank in St. Louis, is joining Midwest BankCentre as regional president of commercial lending.Mark Wolz, vice president of business banking at Commerce Bank, joins Midwest as president of commercial lending, operating ... [Published St Louis Business Journal - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Watson to honour Freedom of the City recipients

Ottawa - Mayor Jim Watson will host the commanding officers and representatives of the 17 military units and the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps "Falkland", who have been granted Freedom of the City of Ottawa over the past 120 years. A commemorative montage ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Longtime Councillor Peter Hume not seeking re-election

After 23 years on the job, Alta Vista Ward Councillor Peter Hume will not be seeking re-election.Hume took his name off the list of candidates on Friday and released a statement to his constituents.He said that he allowed work to dominate his life and ... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

OC Transpo "retires" route involved in fatal bus-train crash

The OC Transpo route number involved in the fatal collision with a Via Rail train almost a year ago will complete its last trip on August 29.The city is retiring Route 76 out of respect for the families of six people who died in the September 18 cras ... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 21 2014]

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"These murals were made possible by great cooperation between very talented local artists and three levels of government," said Mayor Watson. "they bring beauty and vitality to ottawa neighbourhoods while reflecting the unique aspects of the local community."

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New underpass artwork represents neighbourhood ... [Published 580 CFRA - 14 hours ago]
Custom murals now beautify two city underpasses [Published Noodls - 15 hours ago]
La Nouvelle Scene Sets the Stage for Construction [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 17 hours ago]
La Nouvelle Scene Sets the Stage for Construction [Published MarketWired - 17 hours ago]
Study launched of downtown truck tunnel [Published 580 CFRA - 18 hours ago]
Downtown truck tunnel study by Ontario and City... [Published Noodls - 18 hours ago]
REMINDER/Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 21 hours ago]
New 10-unit Community Housing development opens... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 25 2014]
New affordable housing opens doors in Lowertown [Published Metro Canada - Aug 25 2014]
St. Patrick’s residents celebrate ‘century of m... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 25 2014]
O-Train involved in derailment might stay out o... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 25 2014]
City to quietly mark one-year anniversary of fa... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 25 2014]
Ottawa Community Housing opens new affordable h... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Securing Data, Mobile Devices from Vulnerabili... [Published Business World Intelligence - Aug 25 2014]
Capital Pride draws record crowds [Published Daily Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
The Real #GenocideinGaza [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada [Published Benzinga.com - Aug 25 2014]
Midwest BankCentre hires away competing executives [Published St Louis Business Journal - Aug 25 2014]
Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 25 2014]
Mayor Watson to honour Freedom of the City reci... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
The Strain, episode 7: Need some practical life... [Published VOX.com - Aug 25 2014]
Ottawa’s Pride week parades through downtown [Published Metro Canada - Aug 24 2014]
New venue for Newton Stewart Bridge Club [Published Galloway Gazette - Aug 24 2014]
James 'Jim' Watson [Published Crescent-News - Aug 24 2014]
Longtime Councillor Peter Hume not seeking re-e... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 23 2014]
Peter Hume won't run for councillor in Ottawa c... [Published CBC - Aug 22 2014]
Ottawa Community Housing to open new facility [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
One Tank Trip: Atlantic City [Published CBS New York - Aug 22 2014]
Lenders report more demand for lines of credit [Published St Louis Business Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Business owners applaud opening of Hunt Club in... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 22 2014]
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REMINDER/Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 21 hours ago]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities ...
Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 25 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 25, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities ...
Canada needs parks not parking lots: Danish tou... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 04 2014]
A pair of “horrified” Danish tourists are taking Canadians to task for being far too dependent on motor vehicles and, less directly, for our obesity and the general lack of fulfilment in our communities. In an open letter sent to the Citizen and several ...
What Consumers Need to Know About Electronic Ci... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 03 2014]
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