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 Ottawa Public Library has scaled back physical library services to holds pickup and returns at branch entrances  ̶  “curbside” ̶  to keep OPL customers and employees safe, further to the provincial emergency and stay-at-home order which took effect today.   Throughout the city, 31 Library branches remain open to offer curbside returns and holds pick up. Customers will no longer be permitted to enter...

The Province of Ontario has expanded pre-registration for the COVID-19 vaccine to include non-frontline moderate priority health care workers, such as those working remotely or those not requiring personal protective equipment at work. Pre-registration remains open for highest priority, very-high priority and high-priority health care...

Vaccination appointments for 50+ at community clinics will fill up quickly This morning, the Province of Ontario announced the extension of vaccine appointments at community clinics to residents aged 50 and older (born in 1971 or earlier) who live in certain "hot spots". These provincially defined...

The City of Ottawa is warning residents to protect their privacy after reports of unauthorized callers offering vaccination appointments. The callers ask for personal information and pretend to arrange COVID-19 vaccination appointments or tests. Vaccine appointments Ottawa Public Health will not call you directly about a vaccine appointment,...

It is the time of year when our Roads and Parking Services team is focused on cleaning our communities and making them as safe as possible for those summer commutes, cycling trips and leisurely walks. Our street sweeping operations are an important part of this...

 The move to Shutdown status across the province will temporarily close City-managed recreation and cultural facilities for most indoor activities, limit the capacity at outdoor recreation amenities and suspend in-person City counter services. Shutdown comes into effect on Saturday, April 3 at 12:01 am. The temporary...