To celebrate our impact:


To address issues that matter!

To make your views known:

Here's how you tell the city that these Three Asks matter to you:
  1. Use the Making Voice Count budget communication toolkit! It contains:
  • Social media graphics and text
  • The Three Asks for the city budget
  • Key messages
  • Results of a survey of community agencies
  • Background information
  1. Online: Submit your ideas for the 2018 Budget by contacting your Member of Council. Not sure who your city councillor is? Click here.
  2. Email:
  3. Twitter: @ottawacity and use the hashtag #ottbudget
  4. Call: 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). Rural residents call 613-580-2400
  5. Online budget tool: A tool for home owners, based on your property value. Click here.
  6. In person: attend your councillor's budget consultation meeting. Schedule here.
  7. In person: Speak for five minutes at the December 7 Community and Protective Services meeting. This is called 'making a deputation'. Any City of Ottawa resident is allowed to share their thoughts. Reserve your spot by contacting Marc Desjardins at 613-580-2424 x28821 or
  • Is this your first time making a deputation? We can help!
    • View information on-line help here.
    • Or, Download the PDF here and read pages 27-31.