Ottawa joins Canadian Accessibility Network

During today’s AccessAbility Day virtual celebrations, Mayor Jim Watson announced that the City was joining the Canadian Accessibility…


Release of main construction tender and final design drawings of the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility

The City of Ottawa Supply Services has released the main construction tender to the pre-qualified General Contractors for the construction…


City’s new Virtual Arts and Recreation Centre opens its door to fitness, creative arts, and special interests right into your home

Ottawa – The City’s new Virtual Arts and Recreation Centre opens opportunities to get fit, learn a new language, recipe or instrument, or…


Announcement: Service and Workforce Adjustments due to COVID-19

Ottawa – In order to help flatten the curve and protect the public from the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Ottawa has closed public…


Mayor Watson's letter to Minister Elliott regarding the City's Consumption and Treatment Services site

Dear Minister Elliott, The decision by yourMinistry that ongoing operating funds will not be provided for the Consumption and Treatment…


Committee responds to long-term care reviews by recommending immediate $1.8 million for 35 new staff, critical equipment and technology upgrades

Ottawa –Today, the Audit Committee and the Community and Protective Services Committee each received independent reviews of the City’s…


Memo To Councillors Regarding Long-Term Care

Like many, we were deeply concerned to hear about the recent incidents involving the City’s Long Term Care Homes. We have been assured that…


Mayor Watson announces transit pass for low income residents

Ottawa — Today, Mayor Jim Watson, along with the Chair of the Transit Commission Councillor Stephen Blais, announced that a low income…


Red-light cameras being installed at locations across the city

October 3, 2016 – Today, Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Keith Egli, Chair of the City’s Transportation Committee, and Orléans Councillor Bob…