On March 8th, I was once again honoured to host my International Women’s Day Breakfast to recognize and celebrate the amazing achievements of women in our community. This year, I invited Catherine Butler, Lead Organizer of the Women’s March in Ottawa, to be my guest speaker. Catherine delivered a passionate and empowering speech. She eloquently […]
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Stage 2 LRT is a $3.6 billion dollar venture making it the largest infrastructure project in our City’s history. It will no doubt be transformative and change the way that many of us move around the City. That is why it is so important that we get this project right. I believe that community input […]
I am excited to announce that my office has partnered with OttawaReads! The OttawaReads program is a unique school/community partnership that draws volunteers from the corporate and public sectors to read one-to-one with children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classes in Ottawa schools. This is an amazing program that helps to promote, strengthen and improve […]
Did you know that we currently have 40,000 households living in poverty in Ottawa but only 25,000 affordable housing options? As a City we have accomplished a lot over the past year to advance our affordable housing portfolio, but as always the hard work is never over. That is why last Thursday at the Community […]
Photo Credit: Catharine Tunney/CBC As many of you may have heard, I participated, at my own expense, in the Women’s March in Washington D.C. It was an inspiring demonstration of how people across North American can come together and stand up for the rights and freedoms of all people. It was a truly caring and […]
Mayor Watson should step up and take his seat on the Police Services Board At the Dec. 14 Council meeting, I challenged the Mayor to take his seat on the Police Services Board. Instead of accepting my challenge, the Mayor chose to engage in semantics about the recent appointment of Councillor Hubley. I want to […]