New community clinic location can accommodate residents from “hot spots”

Ottawa – New information New clinic available at Infinity Centre Additional groups eligible to book appointments beginning Thursday   A…


Age limit for COVID-19 vaccine appointments lowered to 18 and older for hot spot communities, 50 and older for community clinics

New information Age limit lowered to 18 for individuals in “hot spot” communities As of Thursday, May 6, age limit will be lowered to 50…


New short-term rental by-law designed to help address housing shortage and community nuisances

City Council today approved new regulations to govern short-term rentals across Ottawa over the next three years. The new Short-term Rental…


Pre-registration begins Monday for pregnant individuals

Beginning Monday, April 26 at 2pm, pregnant individuals will be able to pre-register for a vaccine appointment. These individuals, as well…


OP-ED "The Mayors: High-frequency rail service from Québec City to Toronto is a sustainable economic recovery project"

*OTTAWA CITIZEN* As mayors of the largest economic centres in Ontario and Quebec, we call unanimously on the federal government to invest…


Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

*NEWS RELEASE - PROPERTY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO* FOR THE CITY'S PRESS CONFERENCE: COVID-19: Update / Media Availability — 2021/04/16…


Have fun, stay active, and be COVIDwise in our parks

One of the essential allowances in the stay-at-home order is exercising outdoors, which contributes to everyone’s overall physical and…


Mayor Watson’s statement following Premier Ford’s announcement of a four-week Stay-At-Home Order

*Sent on April 7* “Today’s announcement by the Government of Ontario to impose a 28-day Stay-At-Home Order was undoubtedly a difficult, yet…


The Office of Mayor Jim Watson is currently accepting applications for a summer student position

The ideal candidate for Special Assistant:  Is highly organized, motivated, punctual, and able to work well under pressure; Has strong…


Shutdown status: City suspends indoor and outdoor recreation activities and some in-person services

The move to Shutdown status across the province will temporarily close City-managed recreation and cultural facilities for most indoor…