Catherine McKenna

Your member of parliament for

Ottawa Centre

Catherine McKenna

Your member of parliament for

Ottawa Centre



Catherine McKenna’s Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter
November 2017 Newsletter
October 2017 Newsletter
September 2017 Newsletter
August 2017 Newsletter
July 2017 Newsletter
June 2017 Newsletter
May 2017 Newsletter
April 2017 Newsletter
March 2017 Newsletter
Winter 2016 Newsletter
October 26th, 2016 Newsletter
September 22nd, 2016 Newsletter
September 7th, 2016 Newsletter
Summer 2016 Newsletter

Catherine McKenna’s Householder

Winter 2019 Householder
Fall 2018 Householder (updated)
Spring 2018 Householder
Winter 2018 Householder
Fall 2017 Householder
Summer 2017 Householder
Spring 2017 Householder

Community Newspaper Columns

Supporting Small Businesses (January 2019)
A look back at the 2018 Year (December 2018)
Building a Better Ottawa Centre (November 2018)
Investing in our Communities and Helping to Grow the Middle Class (October 2018)
Environmental Accomplishments (September 2018)
Protecting our Water, Air, Parks and Cities (July-August 2018)
Supporting Students through Canada Summer Jobs (June 2018)
Budget 2018: What it Means for Ottawa Centre Families (May 2018)
Everything You Need to Know for the 2018 Tax Season (April 2018)
Investing in Seniors in Ottawa Centre (March 2018)
Calling All Ottawa Centre Youth: Step Up to the Challenge (February 2018)
Calling Ottawa Centre Employers: Applications Open for Canada Summer Jobs Program (February 2018)
Improving the work-life balance of families (January 2018)
Two Year Report Card (November 2017)
Women’s History Month (November 2017)
Funding for Education and Infrastructure (October 2017)
House is Back in Session (September 2017)
Connecting with Nature: World Environment Day (July 2017)
Gearing up for Canada’s Big Year (June 2017)
Making Ottawa the Greenest Capital (May 2017)
Getting Young People Good Jobs (April 2017)
Community Unity (March 16, 2017)
Constituency Updates (October 2016)
Riding Updates (September 2016)
A summer of connecting and leading (August 2016)
Constituency Update (July-August 2016)
Green energy combats climate change (June 23rd, 2016)
Ottawa Centre Updates (June 2016)
The Canal, the climate, and the NCC (May 26th, 2016)
Welcome Syrian refugees (May 2016)
Ottawa Centre News (May 2016)
Spring Update (April 2016)
Volunteers build communities. (April 14th, 2016)
Update from the Hill (March 2016)
Refugee goals met. (March 17th, 2016)
Happy New Year! (February 2016)
Changes in the wind. (February 18th, 2016)
Not for the faint of heart – Climate change and more (January 2016)

Interviews and Articles

July 2018
Ottawa police get $1M federal grant to expand ‘radicalization’ intervention program

February 2018
Mayor Watson thinks Central Library will receive funding support from federal government

December 2017
Vulnerable sites welcome funds for security upgrades
Ottawa Community Housing Joins the Caldwell Community Centre To Bring Holiday Hampers to Almost 250 Families in Need

November 2017
Community members honoured at special ceremony
Federal funding helps increase security at Muslim places of worship
Glebe Community Centre starts greenbin program
Ottawa Mosque receives $46k from feds through Security Infrastructure Program

October 2017
Nominate a young leader, youth employer, or community builder
Nominations open for Canada 150 awards in Ottawa Centre

September 2017

August 2017
Flag-raising Marks Beginning of Pride Week in the Capital
Canada Celebrates the Ottawa River’s Heritage Designations
Ottawa’s first zero-waste grocery store officially opens

July 2017
Community hubs land federal infrastructure money
Former U.S. embassy in Ottawa to be dedicated to First Nations, Metis, Inuit

April 2017
New River Runners’ clubhouse almost ready

March 2017
Irish Pride is in the Aer
Ottawa ministry to provide affordable housing for women
Stanley Cup goes down in Canadian history

December 2016
NCC blew it on finding a new Civic hospital site, Catherine McKenna says

November 2016
Fifth – Clegg Footbridge a win for entire city
For Catherine McKenna, Green is the Gold

October 2016
Official Canada 150 tulip planted in Commissioners Park
New clubhouse coming for Pumphouse Whitewater facility
Ground broken on new pumphouse for Ottawa River paddlers

August 2016
Pride Week kicking off in the capital with flag-raising
Ottawa dusts off plans to revive former U.S. embassy
Rideau Canal footbridge gets federal funding in transit agreement
New footbridge to be built over the Rideau Canal

June 2016
Ottawa River to receive heritage designation
Heritage designation imminent for Ottawa River

May 2016
NCC launches official Canada 150 tulip for nation’s anniversary
Rideau Canal gets new launch docks for paddle sports
New canoe, kayak docks part of $57M federal investment in Rideau Canal
Better access to the Rideau Canal for paddlers

April 2016
Downtown residents asking Parks Canada to open up canal to paddlers

March 2016
Mayor hosts Women’s Day breakfast at City Hall
Ministers discuss work-life balance to crowd of young women at International Women’s Day breakfast

February 2016
Fifth-Clegg pedestrian bridge could be built straighter — and sooner than 2020
For Catherine McKenna, balancing politics and family means setting boundaries

November 2015
Canada Can Show Leadership by Investing in Social Housing through Environmental Lens

October 2015
Catherine McKenna eyes future after Ottawa Centre breakthrough

September 2015
Catherine McKenna wants federal footbridge funding
Ottawa candidates debate LGBT issues
Ottawa Centre candidates talk about the Glebe

June 2015
Is there a way to make public pathways safer for everyone?