Parking availability and restrictions during Rolling Thunder event

As announced Tuesday, the Ottawa Police Service, with the support of the City of Ottawa, has created a motor vehicle exclusion zone in the…


Council makes organic waste diversion mandatory for multi-residential properties

Council approved a strategy to get more multi-residential properties to divert organic waste. The strategy will make organic waste…


City marks progress on Stage 2 East Extension with start of track installation

Today, Mayor Jim Watson and Transit Commission Chair Allan Hubley joined the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, on…


Council approves cultural protocol with Anishinabe Algonquin Nation

Council approved a new protocol to frame the City’s relationship on cultural matters with the Anishinabe Algonquin Host Nation. The…


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,…