Mayor Jim Watson, City Builder Award recipient Shelby Hayter and Ward Councillor Jan Harder.

City Builder Award

Shelby Hayter receives the Mayor’s City Builder Award.

Four people working out on exercise bikes.

Try It First!

From April 28 to May 4, participate in our aquafitness, cycling and group fitness classes or workout in our conditioning centres free of charge.

OttYouth Portal

OttYouth Portal

Take a look at the new web portal on designed for youth, by youth.

Street Sweeper

Spring is Here!

With the arrival of spring comes the ramping up of our spring operations.

Tim Hortons Cleaning the Capital

Keep Ottawa Clean

Show your community pride and take part in this year’s spring city wide cleanup campaign!


Open Air Fire Ban

A city-wide burn ban is currently in effect. Open air fires are not permitted.

Via Rail Crossing

VIA Rail will be conducting rail maintenance work at crossings in Barrhaven for the next 2 weeks. 

Johnny Leroux Stittsville Community Arena and Hall

The Johnny Leroux Stittsville Community Arena and Hall will be closed for maintenance beginning Tuesday April 8.

Sussex Drive

Intermittent lane reductions on Sussex Drive, between St. Patrick Street and King Edward Avenue.

Highways 417 and 174

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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
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