Jim Watson

Politician

1961 –

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Who is Jim Watson?

James Alexander "Jim" Watson is the current mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a former Ottawa city councillor and mayor, and subsequently represented the riding of Ottawa West—Nepean in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2003 to 2010. He was a Minister in the Cabinet of Premier Dalton McGuinty until he resigned in January 2010 to successfully run for mayor in the 2010 Ottawa municipal election.

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Born
Jul 30, 1961
Montreal
Also known as
  • Mayor Jim Watson
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University
    ( - 1983)
  • Laurentian Regional High School
    (1974 - 1978)
Employment
  • President, Canadian Tourism Commission
    (2000 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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