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Agendas, minutes and videos

Watch or listen to Council and Committee meetings

Watch or listen to live meetings in progress, or access the video or audio of past meetings, directly on YouTube.

Go to the following YouTube channels:

Members of the public can watch the live City Council or Committee meetings on the Ottawa City Council YouTube Channel. Regular City Council Meetings will also be broadcast live on RogersTV Cable 22 and live streamed on the RogersTV Website. For more information about how to watch or participate in individual meetings, please consult the specific meeting’s agenda at ottawa.ca/agendas. City Council meeting video with closed captioning is available in both French and English courtesy of Rogers TV.

The Public can also Participate in Standing Committee, Transit Committee, Sub-Committee and Advisory Committee proceedings virtually as Committee meetings continue via Zoom. Please check the specific meeting agenda for how to register to speak or submit written comments.

For most Standing Committees, Sub-Committees, Transit Commission and the Police Services Board, the meeting audio is available in the language being spoken in the meeting room.

To access this content, you will need:

  • Most recent version of Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge, or Safari
  • Operating system: Windows 7+, Mac OS X 10.7+, or Ubuntu 10+
  • Internet connection with 1+ Mbps

Council, committee and board agendas and minutes

Please note that while the City of Ottawa is transitioning to new E-Agenda software, you can continue to access Council and Committee materials through the existing SIRE E-Agenda page.

If at any time you are unable to find a document or access this page, please send an email to Committees@ottawa.ca.

Looking for old Council, Standing Committee, Transit Commission or Advisory Committee meeting agendas and minutes?
Review meetings that occurred prior to June 18, 2012.

Upcoming meetings of the Ottawa Board of Health, Ottawa Police Services Board, Ottawa Public Library Board and Committee of Adjustment can also be found in SIRE E-Agenda.

Council and committee meetings during COVID-19

You can watch live City Council or Committee meetings on the Ottawa City Council YouTube Channel . Regular City Council Meetings will also be broadcast live on RogersTV Cable 22 and live streamed on the RogersTV Website (link is external).

The Public can also Participate in Standing Committee, Transit Commission, Sub-Committee and Advisory Committee proceedings virtually as Committee meetings continue via Zoom. Please check the specific meeting agenda (link is external) for how to register to speak or submit written comments.

Standing Committee, Transit Commission, Sub-Committee and Advisory Committee meetings are being held electronically until further notice.

Those who are sick or should be self-isolating as a result of COVID-19 should not attend in-person at City Council meetings or any other in-person meeting or event at Ottawa City Hall. Please consult Ottawa Public Health guidance for updated guidance for those who have symptoms, test, positive for COVID-19 and high-risk contacts.

Security measures for Council and standing committees

The City of Ottawa has implemented security measures to ensure a safe and secure environment for in-person Council, Standing Committee and Transit Commission meetings held in the City Hall Council Chambers – Andrew S. Haydon Hall.

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E-subscriptions

Sign up for an e-subscription to receive City Council Updates and a weekly advisory of upcoming meetings at City Hall.

As a subscriber, you will receive a City Council Update following each council meeting that summarizes some of the major decisions made by City Council. You will also be sent a weekly notification of upcoming Meetings at Ottawa City Hall.

Weekly advisory of upcoming meetings at City Hall

If you prefer, you can sign up for an e-subscription to receive a weekly advisory of upcoming Meetings at City Hall only.

You can unsubscribe at anytime.

Archived Council and committee audio and webcasts

Archived Council webcasts and Committee audiocasts are being migrated to the Ottawa City Council YouTube Channel. Should you be unable to find the meeting you are looking for, or are looking for City Council videos for meetings that occurred from 2006 to 2012, please contact Committees@ottawa.ca.