Apply to join the advisory group that will help shape the City’s Anti-Racism Strategy

The City is now accepting member applications for the new Anti-Racism Advisory Table, a group that will help inform the City’s first Anti-Racism Strategy 

The advisory table will be made up of anti-racism leaders from racialized communities who will provide subject matter expertise to the City’s Anti-Racism Secretariat. The group’s mandate is to collaborate to raise awareness about systemic and individual experiences of racism, encourage actions to effectively address racism and provide input into the City’s Anti-Racism Strategy. The group will bring forward community perspectives on all aspects of racism, including the six priority areas the strategy will address: employment equity, housing, governance, economic development, health outcomes and youth development – all of which are within the City’s jurisdiction.

You can apply online to be a member of the advisory table before the deadline of August 10. Appointments for members will be finalized by August 31.

Members will meet every two months to:

  • Share expertise and knowledge about key issues, risks and opportunities.
  • Inform the table on trends, community concerns and best practices in anti-racism approaches.
  • Identify opportunities to advance the progress, adoption and integration of the Anti-Racism Strategy within City systems, structures and services.

All Ottawa residents from Indigenous and racialized communities that are 18 years of age and older are eligible to apply. A selection committee of community leaders and City staff will choose members for the table, being mindful of the importance of intersectional representation. Candidates will be selected based on their experience in anti-racism work and their specific knowledge of community issues.

Ottawa is built on unceded Algonquin Anishinabe territory and honours Algonquin presence and nationhood. The City recognizes and respects the presence and contributions of all First Nations, Inuit, and Métis, including urban Indigenous communities in Ottawa. As such, the City is working on a parallel process with Indigenous communities in collaboration with the Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition on their identified priorities.

For more information on the City’s Anti-Racism Advisory Table and eligibility requirements, please refer to the application form.

The City condemns all forms of racism. Municipal governments play a leading role in identifying and challenging systemic racism. Led by its Anti-Racism Secretariat, the City is committed to advancing a more inclusive and responsive municipal government, to ensure all people are served equitably.

For additional information, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-9656). You can also connect with us through FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Municipal State of Emergency lifted in Ottawa

Mayor Jim Watson today announced that the State of Emergency in Ottawa will be lifted at 12:01 am on Thursday, July 22. The State of Emergency was declared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 25, 2020. The City will now move one level down in its emergency management to ‘Activated Operations’.

While the City continues the activation of the Municipal Emergency Plan to manage the COVID-19 response, the powers afforded under the State of Emergency are no longer deemed necessary. Despite taking a significant step towards the return of a healthy and open city, important public health measures remain in place. Check the Ottawa Public Health website and for the latest guidelines.

The City has seen positive signs in the fight against COVID-19 with very low incidence of new cases, including several recent days with few to no new cases and no new outbreaks. The other key measure is the excellent vaccination uptake by residents, with 83 per cent of adults with one dose and 68 per cent with two.

The management of the vaccination distribution continues to be a priority for the City. Visit or for more on Ottawa’s vaccination distribution plan, including information about: 

 Follow the City’s social media channels and sign up for the COVID-19 vaccination update e-subscription for regular news on the vaccine roll-out.  

For more information on City programs and services, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401).  You can also connect with us through FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

City prepares to gradually expand in-person services under Step 3

With the Province of Ontario now moving into the third step of its reopening plan on Friday, July 16, the City will gradually expand many of its in-person services – especially indoor recreation and cultural activities and programs.


Indoor recreation facilities and programs 

Under Step Three, Recreation and Cultural Services will restart at select locations – with a new level of restrictions and measures in place. Access to most activities will require a reservation in advance. The following activities will reopen with capacity limits:  

  • Indoor public and lane swims at select pools on July 16 
  • Indoor Aquafitness programs at select pools on July 16 
  • Summer Learn-to-Swim programs, starting the week of July 26 with restrictions  
  • Weight and cardio rooms at select facilities on July 16 
  • Indoor sport activities at select facilities on July 16 
  • Drop-in programs such as fitness classes, older adult fitness classes, and skating will start at
    select facilities on July 16 with capacity limits.   

Reservations for drop-in activities can be made on beginning July 14 at 6 pm. 

Summer Learn-to-Swim registrations started on July 12 and are ongoing. 

The resumption of other recreation and cultural programming and activities – including its 2021 fall programming – will be announced in the coming weeks.  


Facility rentals 

Select City indoor and outdoor rental spaces will be available with capacity limits. Please

contact the facility directly for rental information.

  • Halls
  • Rooms
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool 
  • Sports fields
  • Rental space for team sports

Arena and slab bookings are once again available for rentals. Please email for more details. 


Cultural facilities and programs 

Cultural facilities will gradually start to reopen over the next few weeks. While museums are open for outdoor activities, indoor self-guided tours with capacity limits will begin for the season over the next week. City-run galleries will begin to reopen on July 22, with restrictions and capacity limits in place.  

More information will be announced in the coming weeks and months for all instructional programming and performing arts, including:  

  • Virtual courses from the Nepean Creative Centre, Nepean Visual Arts Centre and Shenkman Arts Centre.   
  • Live performances at Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe and Shenkman Arts Centre, with limited audience capacity. Details on shows, dates and COVID-related measures will be announced at a later date. 


Counter services

Service Ottawa – Client Service Centres and Building Code Services

Service Ottawa will continue to deliver in-person offerings – by appointment only – at its two currently open Client Services Centres:

  • Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
  • Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive

Stay tuned in the coming months for reopening announcements for the other Client Service Centre locations.

Visit for the list of in-person service offerings. Residents can still take advantage of the convenience of accessing services on online.

Residents must make an appointment for in-person counter services at any Client Service Centre by using the online booking tool on Residents without internet access can reserve a time by calling 3-1-1 and choose option six for the Client Service Centre. Requests for same-day appointments will be subject to availability. A return to walk-in clients will be announced in the coming weeks.

Building Code Services counters will be open at these locations by appointment only. Building Code Services will continue to support application submissions by mail and electronically at


Employment and Social Services and Rent Supplement Program Offices

  • Limited counter and document drop-off services will be available at all four centres – 370 Catherine Street, Mary Pitt Centre (second floor west, 100 Constellation Drive), 2020 Walkley Road, and 2339 Ogilvie Road, weekdays from 9 am to 3 pm. For all other services, staff will provide both telephone and email support from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • The Mary Pitt Centre location (second floor west, 100 Constellation Drive) will also be the only location for limited counter and document drop-off services for the Rent Supplement Program, which will only operating from 9 am to 3 pm on weekdays. The staff will continue to provide telephone and email support on weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


Business Licensing Centre

The Business Licensing Centre at 735 Industrial Avenue will continue in-person services, by appointment only:

  • Business licenses (all categories)
  • Pet registration

To make an appointment, email / or by calling 613-580-2424, extension 12735.


City Archives

The City’s Central Archives at the James K. Bartleman Centre, located at 100 Tallwood Drive, will continue to offer in-person appointments for residents wishing to visit the Reference Room, make a reservation by emailing or by phoning 613-580-2857.


Provincial Offence Act Court

Court services counters located at 100 Constellation Drive and 110 Laurier Avenue West also continue to deliver services by appointment only. No walk-ins will be accepted. Clients are reminded to visit our counters only if necessary, as many of our in-person services can be accessed online at

As a result of court proceedings being heard remotely until further notice, there will be no justice of the peace at any of the locations. If you received a summons to appear in court, do not attend court in-person. Your matter will be held remotely at the date and time noted on your summons. Please refer to the conference details listed at

Defendants will receive a notice of a new court date by mail to the address on file with the court (please note that changing your address with MTO/Service Ontario does not update your address with the court office). For any changes, please contact us at 613-580-2400 (TTY 613-580-2401) and press option three, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

Ottawa Public Library Branches

Ottawa Public Library will expand in-person services, increase capacity, and reopen creative spaces starting Monday, July 26, 2021. 31 of OPL’s 33 branches are open; branches in Vernon and Fitzroy Harbour will reopen in the fall. Please consult OPL’s Hours and locations page and current branch services page for more details. Access to virtual programs, digital resources, and requests for library items can be made around the clock via the Ottawa Public Library website.

OC Transpo Service Centre – Rideau Centre

The OC Transpo Service Centre at the Rideau Centre will be open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm, starting July 20.  Customers can book appointments at 613-560-5500. Visit for more information.


For more information on City programs and services, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). You can also connect with us through FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

City Council Update - July 7, 2021

City Council today approved a vision, guiding principles and goals for its plan to manage Ottawa’s solid waste over the next 30 years.

The second phase of the Solid Waste Master Plan envisions a zero waste Ottawa and outlines actions to achieve that vision, including through collective changes to lifestyles and practices. The plan aims to extend the life of the City’s landfill at the Trail Waste Facility by reducing the waste we generate, increasing how much we reuse and recycle, and reducing our waste-related greenhouse gas emissions by 100 per cent.

Staff will evaluate and narrow a high-level list of options that support the plan’s goals and develop two potential waste management systems. The City will consult on these with residents and stakeholders starting this fall. Council will then consider the draft master plan and five-year implementation plan in the first half of 2022.

Council approved renaming the Prince of Wales Bridge the Chief William Commanda Bridge in honour of the Algonquin elder and spiritual leader. Commanda was Chief of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation from 1951 to 1970 and dedicated his life to promoting environmental stewardship. He was awarded the Order of Canada in 2008 for his dedication and outstanding service to his people. 

The City has applied for funding from the Government of Canada to rehabilitate the currently inactive railway bridge, which crosses the Ottawa River and Lemieux Island to connect Ottawa to Gatineau. The project will bring the bridge back into service as a multi-use pathway, providing an interprovincial link for commuters and recreational users. Council approved more than $8.9 million in municipal funding today – the balance of the City’s commitment to this $22.6-million rehabilitation project – and dedicated one per cent of the estimated construction cost to Indigenous art.

Council approved a Shepherds of Good Hope proposal to build a 48-unit mixed-use building on Murray Street that will offer permanent housing solutions to Ottawa’s homeless population, relocating residents from the nearby shelter at the corner of King Edward Avenue. The eight-storey building will also house a drop-in centre and community kitchen. The development will be funded through the City of Ottawa and the federal government’s Rapid Housing Initiative.

Farmers in rural areas are now able to diversify their businesses after Council approved changes to several City regulations to permit a range of small-scale commercial and industrial activities on agricultural properties. While the changes will continue to protect Ottawa’s farms for agricultural use, they will encourage rural economic development by permitting farms to open small businesses such as retail shops, yoga studios, bakeries and repair businesses. Residents can find more information at

Homeowners will soon have access to new financing to pay for home energy improvements and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Council approved the launch of the Better Homes Loan Program, which uses funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to offer residents low-interest loans tied to their properties through local improvement charges. Residents could qualify for funding up to $125,000 or 10 per cent of their home’s value for eligible improvements, which include upgrades for space and water heating and for renewable energy systems. The program will launch later this year for an initial term of three years.

For more information on City programs and services, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). You can also connect with us through FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Committee moves to give farmers more opportunity to diversify

The City’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee today approved changes to several City regulations that would enable farmers to diversify their businesses, permitting a range of small-scale commercial and industrial activities on agricultural properties.


While the changes would continue to protect Ottawa’s farms for agricultural use, they would encourage rural economic development by permitting farms to open small businesses such as retail shops, yoga classes, artist studios, bakeries, eco-tourism and repair businesses. The aim is to build on the pivotal role that rural Ottawa plays in the city’s overall economic prosperity, growth and diversity.


The revised permissions would fall under two categories:

  • Agriculture-related uses include those that support local farming operations directly. These would be limited to businesses that store farm products, like grain and farm machinery, for other farms.
  • On-farm diversified uses refer to those not directly related to farming, like restaurant or retail businesses. The revised policies would regulate the size of these uses rather than the specific use itself, to allow opportunity for new business ideas.


The City is developing a document to guide prospective applicants in the planning process, costs and business considerations for starting an on-farm diversified business. Interested residents can also find more information about how farmers might diversify their businesses at


The Committee also approved changes to several provisions of the City’s Zoning By-law – most notably sections related to parking and secondary dwelling units. This is part of ongoing work to clean up the by-law and improve readability, making it easier to use. The changes approved today would halve the overall length of the affected by-law sections.


Recommendations from today’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee meeting will rise to Council on Wednesday, July 7.


For more information on City programs and services, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). You can also connect with us through FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

More appointments now available for COVID-19 vaccines

More appointments are now available in the provincial booking system for Ottawa residents who still need a first dose or are eligible for a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Additional appointments

Due to the additional supply that Ottawa has now received, we are able to add more appointments and almost double the number of clinic locations for residents. Appointments have been added across the city, including new clinics located at uOttawa (Minto Sports Complex), the Canadian Tire Centre (Gate 3), the Horticulture Building (Lansdowne), Canterbury Recreation Complex and the Nepean Sportsplex Curling Rink.

Residents can visit to access the provincial booking system or call the provincial vaccine booking line at 1-833-943-3900 between 8 am and 8 pm, seven days a week. Only book or call if you are eligible.

Residents are also invited to check back regularly as there are occasionally small numbers of additional appointments made available due to reallocation or cancellations.

Interchanging vaccines

Residents may receive a different second dose mRNA (Moderna or Pfizer) vaccine than their first dose at community clinics. Interchanging vaccines is safe and effective. The priority is to receive two doses of a vaccine to complete the series and be fully protected.

Residents who have received the AstraZeneca vaccine as their first dose have the option to book an appointment to receive an mRNA vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) as a second dose at eight weeks instead of 12, should they wish to.

Current evidence shows that receiving an mRNA vaccine after receiving AstraZeneca as a first dose will provide a strong immune response and protection from COVID-19.

Those who prefer to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine as their second dose can contact the pharmacy or primary care provider where their first dose was administered. Residents are encouraged to speak with a healthcare provider or visit Ottawa Public Health’s Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

You may also be able to book your vaccine appointment at a local pharmacy. Select primary care teams are also offering vaccines.

Expanded eligibility

Beginning Monday, June 21 at 8 am, all Ottawa residents 18 and above who received their first dose of an mRNa (Moderna or Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine on or before May 9 will be eligible to book a second appointments at a community clinic.

Follow the City’s social media channels for updates on the provincial booking system. Sign up for the COVID-19 vaccination update e-subscription for regular news on the vaccine roll-out.

The City of Ottawa and Ottawa Public Health are committed to ensuring any resident who wants a COVID-19 vaccine will receive one. Thank you for your patience.

Visit or for more on Ottawa’s vaccination distribution plan, including information about:

City reaches key milestone in development of Solid Waste Master Plan

The City has reached a key milestone in the second phase of its Solid Waste Master Plan, a 30-year plan that will guide how it manages solid waste.

In a briefing to Members of Council, staff presented an overview of the of the Phase 2 report, which will seek Council’s approval of the proposed vision, guiding principles, and goals for the master plan, and provide Council with an update on the City’s future waste management needs, and the long list of options for addressing those needs. The report will be considered by the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management at its next meeting on June 29, 2021.

The proposed vision, guiding principles and goals were developed through extensive engagement with residents and stakeholders. Reflecting recent and future trends in the waste management industry, they will guide the master plan’s development and help the City make decisions about waste management and diversion over the next 30 years.

The vision is a call to action that seeks to change lifestyles and practices over the long term:

A Zero Waste Ottawa achieved through progressive, collective and innovative action.

In support of this vision, the plan sets out specific goals, such as extending the life of the Trail Waste Facility Landfill, reducing the amount of waste we generate, increasing how much we reuse and recycle, and working to reduce our waste related GHG emissions by 100 per cent.

Waste projections based on anticipated population growth over the term of the master plan show that the City will need to manage 487,000 tonnes of waste in 2052, which is a 37 per cent increase from 2020. Based on these projections, as well as input from stakeholders, the City has identified its waste management needs, gaps, constraints and opportunities for the next 30 years.

Future needs identified in the report include finding ways to reduce and reuse waste, securing future capacity to process organics, and improving curbside and multi-residential waste diversion. The City would also work to provide more waste diversion options for residents, build a zero-emissions solid waste fleet and recover energy from waste.

Increasing diversion of waste from the Trail Waste Facility landfill is one of Council’s term priorities, and a proposed goal of the master plan. If current landfill practices and annual tonnages continue, the landfill is expected to reach capacity between 2036 and 2038. To support the goal of increasing the lifespan of the landfill, the City will develop a new strategy to optimize its life and manage residual waste, and continue to advance ongoing waste diversion projects. Staff will present a roadmap for the new strategy to Council in Q3 2021.

To address the City’s future waste needs, staff have developed a high-level long list of options in 10 different areas of waste management. A technical evaluation process will narrow this to a short list of the highest-ranking options that align with the City’s needs and the master plan’s vision, guiding principles and goals. Staff will use the shorter list to develop two potential future waste management systems to consult on with residents and stakeholders starting this fall.

Residents and stakeholders will have more opportunities to provide feedback on the master plan, including:

  • This fall on two potential future waste management systems
  • Next spring on the draft master plan.

The Committee and Council will consider the draft master plan and five-year implementation plan by early Q2 2022.


“I would like to thank the residents and stakeholders who have provided their valuable input on the Solid Waste Master Plan so far. Thanks to your input, we have developed a progressive vision for waste management and a broad range of options to help us create an adaptable master plan that will address our needs over the next 30 years.”

  • Councillor Scott Moffatt, Chair of the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management

Want to have your say on the future of waste in our City? Sign up to receive updates on the development of Ottawa’s 30-Year Solid Waste Master Plan and consultation opportunities.

Top Up Your Tip - Local Campaign for our hospitality workers

As patios reopen today, I’m launching a local campaign to encourage those who are able to enjoy a meal at a restaurant to be patient, kind & generous with servers. If you can, #TopUpYourTip to show your support for those who have been out of work for several months.
Which patio are you most excited to visit this summer? Send me your best shots of #OttawaPatios and let me know what you love most on the menu!

The Canada Infrastructure Bank commits up to $400 million in the City of Ottawa’s historic 450 zero-emission bus expansion

Largest-ever single increase in zero-emission buses for public transit in Canada 


Canadian municipalities are leaders in taking action on climate change and the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is partnering with them to significantly increase sustainable public transit.

The CIB and the City of Ottawa are proud to announce their agreement in principle, which would see the CIB invest up to $400 million, supporting OC Transpo’s adoption of 450 zero-emission buses (ZEBs) by 2027. This is the CIB’s second ZEB investment commitment with a large municipality and supports the largest conversion of public transit vehicles in Canada to date.

ZEBs can improve the quality of life for residents who will benefit from cleaner commuting options which also helps protect the environment. Transitioning from greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting public transit buses to ZEBs will help municipalities shift toward more sustainable transportation with a lower carbon footprint.

The ZEB investment commitment is another important step towards achieving the Government of Canada’s goal of 5,000 ZEBs.

The electrification of vehicles is a key initiative to help the City's goal of reducing GHG emissions in City operations by 100 percent by 2040 and demonstrates the City’s commitment to lead by example. Each battery-electric bus will provide a savings of 35,000 litres of fuel every year, which is the annual consumption of a conventional diesel-powered bus.

Today the City of Ottawa will release a report, Zero-Emission Buses for OC Transpo, to be considered by the Transit Commission on June 16, 2021, requesting approval from Ottawa City Council to enter into an agreement with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). As part of the City’s 2022 capital budget, OC Transpo will recommend purchasing 74 40-foot battery-electric buses and the required charging infrastructure, for entry into service in 2023.

The CIB’s loan will cover the higher upfront capital costs of ZEBs compared to diesel buses, helping to accelerate the electrification of the City’s bus fleet. Financial savings are estimated to be substantial, as lifetime operating costs for ZEBs could be as much as 35 per cent lower than diesel buses.

Energy supply and charging infrastructure for this proposed transition will be supplied through an agreement with Hydro Ottawa.

The Canada Infrastructure Bank has a commitment to invest $1.5 billion in zero-emission buses and associated infrastructure, which will be coordinated with Infrastructure Canada’s new funding for zero-emission transit. This program, expected to formally launch in the near future, will support the purchase of zero-emission public transit and school buses.



Cleaner air, quieter streets, and a planet safe for our kids - that’s the goal. By partnering with the City of Ottawa, the Canada Infrastructure Bank will help bring 450 new zero-emission buses to the streets of Ottawa, towards our commitment of 5,000 more zero emission buses across the country. It’s part of the Government’s plan to create good jobs and kickstart the economy, tackle climate change, and build more inclusive communities.

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

Switching from diesel buses to battery-electric is one of the most impactful actions we can take to meet Ottawa's goal of reducing by 100 per cent the GHGs emitted from City operations by 2040. This historic investment in zero-emission transit brings us one a step closer to achieving that goal and transitioning Ottawa into a clean, renewable and resilient city that is ready for the future.

Jim Watson, Mayor, City of Ottawa

I am delighted the CIB is making a major investment in the City of Ottawa’s ZEB initiative. 450 new zero-emission buses is a really big deal. Our partnership will help the City meet its climate targets and provide cleaner public transportation for future generations. This is a tremendous opportunity to modernize municipal infrastructure and build healthier communities. The CIB looks to invest in projects which improve the quality of life for Canadians, and this is a great example of that.

Ehren Cory, President and CEO, Canada Infrastructure Bank

Ottawa's energy future isn't just about being green, it's about being sustainable. Our role at Hydro Ottawa is two-fold; to build the reliable electric infrastructure necessary to support our City's commitment for a smart energy future; and to bring electricity into the 21st century by making sure the energy we use is generated with clean, renewable power. The electrification of our public transit system is critical for our city and nation's capital to meet its energy and climate targets, and we are proud to play a part in helping achieve those goals.

Bryce Conrad, President and CEO, Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. 


Quick Facts:

  • The CIB’s $1.5 billion zero-emission bus initiative assists transit agencies and school bus operators to transition their fleets to modern, environmentally friendly vehicles.
  • The CIB seeks to invest up to CAD $5 billion into public transit projects that are in the public interest and support Canadian sustainable economic growth.
  • The CIB’s investments are subject to due diligence and approval by its Board of Directors.


Learn More:


More priority neighbourhood pop-up clinics coming June 7 to 12

The City of Ottawa and Ottawa Public Health are hosting additional pop-up clinics to reach residents of certain priority neighbourhoods. The goal is to raise vaccination rates in priority neighbourhoods and meet the needs of people with the greatest barriers to accessing the vaccine.


Only residents living in the specific neighbourhoods will be eligible for first-dose vaccination. Residents are asked to bring at least one piece of ID and proof of address must be provided. A valid Ontario Health card is preferred, but not required if you do not have one.


Eligible residents must be 12 years of age or over at the time of vaccination. Appointments can only be made in-person during operating hours, on a first come first served basis.


The list of scheduled clinics for the week is provided below.


Sandy Hill

Monday, June 7 and Tuesday, June 8

Minto Sports Complex (uOttawa) – 9 am to 7 pm

Overbrook - McArthur

Tuesday, June 8 and Wednesday, June 9

Overbrook Community Centre – 9 am to 7 pm

Ledbury – Heron Gate – Ridgemont

Thursday, June 10 and Friday, June 11

Ridgemont High School – 11 am to 9 pm

Hawthorne Meadows – Sheffield Glen

Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13

Canada Science and Technology Museum – 9 am to 7 pm


Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13

Hillcrest High School – 9 am to 7 pm


Residents from outside the priority neighbourhood will be directed to the provincial vaccine booking system or their local pharmacy to learn when appointments are available.


To check your eligibility or for more information about upcoming pop-up clinic locations and neighbourhoods visit Pop-up clinics will be focussed on serving specific neighbourhoods, so residents are encouraged to not wait for a pop-up clinic to come to their community, as not all priority neighbourhoods may receive a pop-up clinic. Residents in priority neighbourhoods may also be eligible for vaccination at the Bruyère Family Medicine Centre. Please visit to review eligibility and access their online booking tool.



Thanks to the Ottawa Health Team, Kids Come First Health Team and other local partners in the community for their support.


For more information

Visit or for more information about Ottawa’s vaccine distribution plan including information about:




Sign up for the COVID-19 vaccination update e-subscription for regular news on the vaccine roll-out.


Visit or for more information on Ottawa’s vaccination distribution plan.


For more information on City programs and services, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). You can also connect with us through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.