Mayor Jim Watson delivers his annual State of the City address.

State of the City Address

Mayor Jim Watson has delivered his annual State of the City address. Read it here.

Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle.

Ottawa’s new light rail vehicle

The future of transit in Ottawa - a full-sized mock-up of the Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle that will be used on the O-Train Confederation Line, will be on public display in the Aberdeen Pavillion at Lansdowne Park beginning January 30.

Mayor Jim Watson, City Builder Award recipient Margaret Knight, and Councillors Rick Chiarelli and Mark Taylor.

City Builder Award

Margaret Knight receives the Mayor’s City Builder Award.

Kids skate at a local arena rink.

2014 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Enjoy public skating at local arenas this winter! Weekends are free thanks to a commitment from RBC.

World map created with passport stamps.

Winterlude Activities

The City of Ottawa, in partnership with the Economic Club of Canada, has presented the 2014 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards to four local businesspeople.

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.)