The wild rumours going around Ottawa City Hall have it that Mayor Jim Watson’s early re-election announcement was because he didn’t get an appointment that he was seeking.
The speculation has it that the press conference was originally set because that was when his appointment as ambassador to (name of country goes here) would be announced.
That’s not true
In fact, the announcement was made so early as to scare away potential opponents for mayor.
That said, nothing is stopping Watson from accepting an appointment between now and the 2018 municipal election.
Video above: Mayor Jim Watson in full Jim Watson.
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