City of Ottawa activities: painting, yoga, skating, dancing, tennis and karate

Fall-Winter Recreation

Register for a wide variety of Fall and Winter recreation programs.

Students on laptops

Postsecondary Resources

Welcome back students! Click here for City resources to help you out this semester in Ottawa.

Order of Ottawa medals

Order of Ottawa

A reminder that the nomination deadline for the Order of Ottawa is Friday, September 11.

Summer in the City

Summer in the City

See what’s happening around Ottawa this summer!

Ottawa’s Confederation Line in progress

Ottawa’s Confederation Line

Construction on the light rail transit project continues.


Traffic Notification

Possible delays if you’re traveling to the Ottawa International Airport. OC Transpo routes to the airport are operating as usual. Expect delays & allow for extra time.

Rules for Election Signs

With the announcement of the 2015 federal election the City of Ottawa reminds candidates of municipal regulations on election signs.

Traffic Notification

OC Transpo buses are now using Highway 417 from Nicholas to the Split. Stay out of bus-only lanes and make way for emergency vehicles.

Main Street northbound traffic restrictions

Mayor's Corner

Get to know Ottawa's Mayor, Jim Watson

Your City Councillor

Get to know your City Councillor.

Council and Committee Meetings and Reports

Live Standing Committee Audio Casts
(Note: If a meeting is currently live, the slide will indicate which Committee.)