Mayor to host COVID-19 virtual town hall

Special to WC Online

OTTAWA – The City of Ottawa is holding a virtual town hall on COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, April 9 at 2 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,” city staff released in a statement today (April 2). “To maintain physical distancing and reduce the spread of the virus, this meeting will take place online.”

How to join in

Watch live starting at 2 p.m. on the City of Ottawa Youtube channel, on RogersTV Cable 22 or on the RogersTV website. Call in to 613-233-1979 (passcode 6010568#) 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 311.


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