#bill 62 #gatineau #Mayor Jim Watson #oc transpo #premier philippe couillard #quebec #quebec niqab ban #religious neutrality

Mayor instructs Ottawa bus drivers to ignore Quebec's Bill 62

[caption id="attachment_67963” align="aligncenter” width="1000”] Mayor Jim Watson says OC Transpo bus drivers who operate in Gatineau will be instructed to ignore Bill 62, a new Quebec law which bans people from wearing face coverings which receiving public services. (Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com)[/caption] ...

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'I find it easy to sell Ottawa' says film commish, capping off Hollywood visit

[caption id="attachment_80107” align="aligncenter” width="1000”] Bruce Harvey, Ottawa film commissioner, says Ottawa’s diversity of locations are a big attraction for potential film and TV producers (Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com)[/caption] On his first Monday back from a trip to Los Angeles to sell Ottawa as a filming destination, Ottawa Film Commissioner Bruce Harvey’s pockets were still stuffed with American currency. ...

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Mayor Watson to host public information forum on Syrian refugee resettlement efforts

Following a meeting held by Mayor Watson with faith leaders and frontline organizations on Wednesday, the City of Ottawa will be hosting a public information forum and town hall at City Hall. This session will bring together our residents and community groups that wish to help with subject matter experts that can provide the knowledge and contacts that will make their involvement possible. ...