Ottawa, Wednesday November 21, 2018 – I am very proud to announce that among the 16 Ottawa residents who will be inducted into the Order of Ottawa next week, is Julian Armour, Artistic and Executive Director of Music and Beyond. This year’s ceremony will take place at Ottawa City Hall on November 22nd.
Those to be invested into the Order of Ottawa by Mayor Jim Watson are: Julian Armour, Bernie Ashe, Graham Bird, Angela Cameron, Monique Doolittle-Romas, Marie-Claude Doucet, Barbara Farber, Emily Glossop, Elizabeth Graham, Lawrence Greenspon, David Rattray, Dr. Marc Ruel, Inderpreet Singh, Brian Tardif, the late Robert J. Wilson and Kathy Wright. Aldège Bellefeuille will be presented with the Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching.
The Order of Ottawa recognizes exceptional residents who have made a significant contribution in a professional capacity in many areas of city life, including arts and culture, business, community service, education, public service, labour, communications and media, science, medicine, sports and entertainment, or other fields that benefit the residents of Ottawa.
This prestigious civic award was established in 2012 by Mayor Watson and City Council. Recipients of the Order of Ottawa are chosen by a selection committee comprised of the Mayor, City Clerk and Solicitor, Chief of Police, Chief of Protocol, City Archivist and Chief Executive Officer of the Ottawa Public Library.
A message of Christopher Spiteri, Chairman of the Board, Music and Beyond