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

Fall-Winter Recreation Guide

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

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Schedule Changes for Thanksgiving Day

Take a look at the changes scheduled to City of Ottawa services.

Autumn in the City

Autumn in the City

See what’s happening around Ottawa this autumn!

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Refugee Efforts

Anyone wanting to help or to get information about refugee resettlement in Ottawa can contact Refugee 613 or United Way Ottawa

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Mayor’s Halloween Party

Mingle with Mayor Jim Watson, decorate miniature pumpkins, prowl through an outdoor pumpkin patch and hangout with popular costume characters. Did we forget to mention the candy?


Beaverbrook and Katimavik-Hazeldean watermain inspections

The City of Ottawa will be inspecting watermains in the Beaverbrook and Katimavik-Hazeldean areas on October 7. This maintenance procedure is routine, but you may see discoloured water during testing. 

Rules for Election Signs

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

Main Street northbound traffic restrictions

Mayor's Corner

Get to know Ottawa's Mayor, Jim Watson

Ottawa ward map

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.)

Live City Council meeting video with closed captioning will be available when a City Council meeting is in progress.