Ottawa stands with Ukraine

I know that the people of Ottawa and Canadians from across the country are horrified by the atrocities we are witnessing in Ukraine, as…


Special Statement from Dr. Vera Etches

"We continue to see evidence that the level of COVID-19 in Ottawa is rising. The COVID-19 wastewater viral signal is very high and…


Council approves tax on vacant residences

City Council today approved a residential vacant unit tax to be charged on non-principal residences left vacant for more than 184 days in a…


Masking policy changes for City of Ottawa facilities and OC Transpo

On Wednesday, March 9, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, announced that the province is removing its mandatory…


Register today for the Spring Cleaning the Capital campaign

As the snow starts to melt, you might notice a winter’s worth of litter scattered around the city. Twice a year, thousands of residents…


Statement from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health

TORONTO — Today, Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the following statement: “With the peak of Omicron behind us,…


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…


Helping our businesses rebound once and for all

February was nothing short of a nightmare for the people of Ottawa, especially for those living, working and running businesses in the…


Declaration of Emergency in the City of Ottawa

WHEREAS on November 19, 2021, the Federal Government announced that effective January 15, 2022, “certain categories of travelers who are…


FULL SPEECH: 2022 State of the City Address

I want to sincerely thank Elder Claudette Commanda for once again offering this beautiful Algonquin blessing, which has become a cherished…