City updates how Province’s stay-at-home measures will impact some in-person services and facilities

The City of Ottawa has clarified how the Province of Ontario’s new stay-at-home measures will alter public access to some of its…


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…


Mayor Watson's response to today's provincial announcement

Good afternoon everyone. Bonjour à tous. Today’s provincial announcement has completely blindsided Ottawa residents and small businesses,…


COVID-19 assessment centres opening at the National Arts Centre and McNabb Community Centre

To better meet the needs of Ottawa’s downtown core, two COVID-19 assessment centres will open at the National Arts Centre (NAC) parking…


Letter from Dr. Vera Etches to Mayor Watson: Public Health Recommendations

I am writing to recommend a new approach to the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect the health of the population of Ottawa. The current harms to…


City further clarifies provincial restrictions impact on recreation activities and rentals

Ottawa – The City has received additional details on the Provincial modified stage-two restrictions and is providing a further update on…


Mayor's Statement: Ontario Implementing Additional Public Health Measures in Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region

Today’s decision by the Province is likely one of the most difficult decisions the Premier and his cabinet have ever had to make. The…


NEWS RELEASE FROM THE PROVINCE: New Public Health Measures Implemented Provincewide to Keep Ontarians Safe

Government Reinforcing the Importance of Following Public Health Advice to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 TORONTO — In consultation with…


Lower Limits for Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings in Ottawa, Peel and Toronto Regions

In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health and local municipal leaders, the Ontario…


Supporting small businesses through the fall

This summer in the nation’s capital has been much different than in years past – one that has presented Ottawans with the most significant…