Recreation

Living with Coyotes

Coyotes are common throughout North America, including in urban areas. You may see and hear them more during mating season (Dec-Feb) and when juveniles are dispersing from family groups (Sept-Nov). … Read more

Get the most out of Winterlude activities

Ottawa – Winterlude runs every weekend from February 2 to 19 with many activities happening at City facilities: City Hall, Lansdowne Park and Shenkman Arts Centre. Marion Dewar Plaza at … Read more

Budget 2018 supports infrastructure, community services, transit, roads and protecting the environment

Ottawa  ̶  City Council today approved the budget for 2018, making this the fifth year in a row that kept the property-tax increase in Ottawa to two per cent or … Read more

Aquatic Fitness Instructors Needed

The City of Ottawa is seeking motivated and outgoing individuals to lead a range of aquatic fitness classes. Aquatic fitness instructors are in high demand not only in the City … Read more

Have You Say: City of Ottawa 2018 Budget Consultation

On Thursday, October 12th, I – along with three of my fellow council colleagues, held a pre-budget consultation meeting to allow our residents the chance to meet with some of … Read more

Continue to protect yourself against West Nile virus in Ottawa

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has received reports of 13 human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) illness in Ottawa residents as of September 18. The previous highest number of … Read more

First human case of West Nile virus reported in Ottawa

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has received lab confirmation of the first human case of the West Nile Virus (WNV) in Ottawa for the 2017 WNV season. OPH reminds … Read more

Plan now to register for fall and winter recreation programs

August 1, 2017 – The Recreation eGuide and Mon Cyberguide francophone des loisirs for fall and winter programs are now available online at ottawa.ca. Choose from a wide variety of … Read more

First mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is reminding residents to continue to protect themselves from mosquito bites when going outdoors. Mosquito trapping and testing—components of OPH’s West Nile virus (WNV) program—have … Read more

La Machine creatures and crowds will take over downtown streets

  Ottawa – La Machine, an Ottawa 2017 Signature Event, will occur in downtown Ottawa, the ByWard Market and Downtown Rideau, from July 27 to 30. This event will bring … Read more

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