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…


Improving Road Safety in Ottawa

Students, parents and educators are all adjusting to the new reality of a very different and challenging school year. I want to acknowledge…


Ottawa Public Health Update - Use of Facesmasks in Public Indoor Spaces

The best thing you can do to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is staying at home if you are sick, washing your hands regularly with soap and…


City releases toolkit to help businesses reopen safely

The City of Ottawa has developed a business reopening toolkit, in consultation with Ottawa Public Health, to help businesses answer…


COVID-19 in Ottawa: What's New?

Here’s the City of Ottawa’s weekly roundup of information in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also follow daily City updates on…


COVID-19 Update from the City of Ottawa

The City of Ottawa is now posting weekly roundups with information regarding the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also…


Mayor Watson’s statement following Ottawa’s first death related to COVID-19

“First and foremost, I would like to offer my most sincere condolences to the family of the resident who has passed away today. This is…


City announces plans to make Ottawa roads safer for all users

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Transportation Committee Chair, Stephen Blais, announced a new plan that, pending Council approval, will…


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…


Update on Ottawa Police Response to Recent Shootings

Mr. Eli El-Chantiry, Chair, Ottawa Police Services Board I wanted to provide you with an update on some of the comments we are making to…