Ottawa COVID-19 virtual town hall May 14

OTTAWA – The City of Ottawa is holding a virtual town hall on COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, May 14 at 3 p.m.

“All residents are invited to join us for an update on urgent community issues and answers to your questions about the COVID-19 pandemic,” the city released in a statement today (May 8). “To maintain physical distancing and reduce the spread of the virus, this meeting will take place online.”

 How to join

Watch live starting at 3 p.m. on the City of Ottawa Youtube channel, on RogersTV Cable 22 or on

Call in to 613-233-1979 (passcode 5490123#) during the discussion with your questions for the panel

Mayor Jim Watson will moderate a discussion with our panel, including:

  • Keith Egli, Chair, Ottawa Board of Health
  • Steve Kanellakos, City Manager
  • Dr. Vera Etches, Medical Officer of Health
  • Anthony Di Monte, General Manager, Emergency and Protective Services
  • Peter Sloly, Chief, Ottawa Police Service

For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401).