Virtual town hall with Mayor Jim Watson – Economic recovery planning

Ottawa City Hall. File photo by Devyn Barrie.

The City of Ottawa is holding a virtual town hall on Ottawa’s economic recovery planning amid COVID-19 on Friday, May 29 at 1:00 pm.

Members of the business community and residents are invited to join together for a discussion on how the City and local economic development partners are working together in support of the local economy and planning for economic recovery, amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. To maintain physical distancing and reduce the spread of the virus, the meeting is online.

Mayor Jim Watson will host a discussion with members of the Economic Partners Task Force, including:

  • Councillor Eli El-Chantiry
  • Councillor Laura Dudas
  • Stephen Willis, General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development
  • Michael Crockatt, President and CEO, Ottawa Tourism
  • Lise Sarazin, Director General, Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la capitale nationale
  • Mark Kaluski, Chair, Ottawa Coalition of Business Improvement Areas
  • Sueling Ching, President and CEO, Ottawa Board of Trade

Watch live starting at 1:00 pm on the City of Ottawa Youtube channel.


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