City unveils new Swim City program for 2023

Today, Mayor Jim Watson helped the City make a splash at the Minto Recreation Complex with the unveiling of Swim City – the new swimming…


International Women's Day

Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, we celebrated all the women leaders, role models, family members, friends and colleagues who drive…


Nominations are open for the 2021 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

If you know an immigrant to Canada who embodies the entrepreneurial spirit and deserves recognition for their contributions to the Ottawa…


Colonel By Day schedule changes

The City of Ottawa would like to remind residents of the following schedule changes for Colonel By Day, Monday, August 2. You can find a…


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…


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…