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The City of Ottawa's Official Plan provides a vision for the future growth of the city and a policy framework to guide the city's physical development. In 2019, the City of Ottawa is beginning a multi-year process to develop a new Official Plan. The City...

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Mona Fortier, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jeremy Roberts, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa-West Nepean, today announced the opening date of the O-Train Confederation Line. Beginning Saturday, September 14, the O-Train...

Traffic Impacts next weekend: The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has advised the City of Ottawa that they will be closing the 417 between Carling and Bronson for the rehabilitation of the Merivale Road Bridge (near Westgate Mall) from 6pm Sat Aug 10 until 11am Sun....

The bridge will close on Monday August 12 for approximately 8 months of critical repairs. Hog's Back Road will be closed between the Rideau Canoe Club entrance & Colonel By Drive. Pedestrian/cycling access will remain using the detour as outlined on the map below....

West Nile virus (WNV) is an infection spread by mosquitoes that in some people can cause serious illness. Each year from June to October, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) coordinates a WNV prevention program, which includes surveillance of the illness in humans, surveillance of mosquitoes, and treating water in storm...

Engagement opportunities are now open at https://engage.ottawa.ca/recreation-facility-infrastructure-standards  until early September. We invite you to share your ideas and comments on municipal recreation facilities. Tell us what works and what doesn’t work to help us plan for the future of recreation and community activity spaces in Ottawa! We need your help to: Create...