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Meetings, agendas and minutes

Meeting agendas, minutes and videos for City Council, its committees and select local boards can be accessed through the City’s agendas and minutes web portal

The following is available through the portal:

  • Meeting schedules
  • Agendas
  • Minutes
  • Meeting documentation
  • Live streams
  • Meeting recordings for meetings held on or after June 27, 2022

Live meeting streams and archived meeting videos continue to be available on the Ottawa City Council YouTube Channel. More information is available in the Watch or listen to Council and committee meetings article.

Meeting documentation from January 2001 to June 2012 can be accessed through the legacy agendas and minutes application.

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

Watch or listen to Council and Committee meetings

Watch or listen to meetings in progress or access the video or audio of past meetings on YouTube or on the agendas and minutes web portal.

Regular City Council meetings are also 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.

For most standing committees, sub-committees, Transit Commission and the Police Services Board, the meeting audio is available in the language spoken in the meeting room.

You can actively participate in standing committee, Transit Commission, sub-committee and advisory committee proceedings. More information about how to register to speak or submit written comments is available through the meeting agenda or our “How to participate in Council and committee proceedings” article.

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

Attending and participating in Council and committee meetings

You can access meeting documentation and live stream City Council and committee meetings on the agendas and minutes web portal. You can also live stream meetings and access past recordings on the Ottawa City Council YouTube Channel. Regular City Council meetings are broadcast live on RogersTV Cable 22 and live streamed on the RogersTV website.

You can actively participate in standing committee, Transit Commission, sub-committee and advisory committee proceedings. Please review the “Notices and meeting information for meeting participants and the public” document linked from the relevant meeting agenda or "How to participate in Council and committee proceedings" article to learn how to register to speak at committee 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.

Sign up for City Council updates and upcoming meeting notices

Sign up for the “City news” e-subscription to receive City Council updates and a weekly advisory of upcoming meetings at City Hall. As a subscriber, you will receive an email 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.

You can sign up for the “Meetings at City Hall next week” e-subscription if you prefer to only receive a weekly advisory of upcoming meetings at City Hall.

You can unsubscribe from these eSubscriptions at any time.

Archived Council and committee audio and webcasts

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