Mayor Jim Watson continues to get top billing on press releases from Ottawa 2017, the organization responsible for anniversary celebrations in the capital this year.
Interestingly, talk about ego, Watson gets higher billing in Ottawa 2017 press releases than Ottawa 2017.
About $6 million has come from city coffers for funding Ottawa 2017. More than $28 million has been received from private and public organizations for the same. The amount of contributions by individual private organizations has never been released.
Now that Watson has declared his candidacy for mayor in 2017, should His Worship be using private and public money for advertising himself?
Below is a recent release:
NR-ODA Press – Final English
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