City Hall

Holding tax increases to between 2% and 3% would allow the city to spend an additional $80 million on roads and infrastructure over the next four years, incumbent mayor says.
Parliament Hill's renovations, Airbnb and boosting public safety in the Byward Market were all talking points as Ottawa's mayoral candidates squared off with three weeks left in the campaign
The city said it’s looking at how to “convert bus rapid transit to light-rail transit” in the south-end community
Other promises include increased funding for the Ottawa Film Office, better rural cycling routes.
This is the second time the light rail transit system will be delayed.
Factors behind expected surplus include higher building permit revenue, unfilled vacancies.
Mayor Jim Watson directed city staff “to take all the necessary steps” to prepare for the legalization of cannabis.
City poised to collect $975,000 over 15 years.
Meanwhile, Rideau Transit Group reaffirms Nov. 2 handover date for Confederation line LRT
“I have more confidence today than ever,” the owner of the Ottawa Senators said.