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**Please note that CDCC is closed during the current provincial COVID state of emergency**

When small events are authorized by the province –

Various safety measures have been put in place at CDCC to offer small group booking opportunities.  Please email CDCC@carleton.ca to find out more information about making a booking and planning an event at CDCC during these extraordinary times.

Be sure to also check out the CDCC events page to view the various recording, live streaming and virtual event experiences currently being offered. Thank you for reaching out to the individual event organizers to find out more details about their programming and any possible changes due to COVID restrictions.

When visiting CDCC – please note that access to the building is only permitted via the 290 Lisgar Street parking lot entrance to individuals who have pre-arranged bookings/ appointments.  All guests are required to register for contact tracing, wear a face mask, wash/sanitize hands upon entry, physical distance throughout the building, and be mindful of all safety signage postage throughout the building to ensure a safe and positive experience for all visitors.  Please note that food and beverage outside bottled water is not permitted in the building at this time. Thank you for staying home if you are not feeling well, have recently traveled out of country, or have had recent contact with COVID-19.

CDCC aims to support a safe and gradual return of live events as permitted – and encourages everyone to take good care to help us all stay safe!

(last updated April 1, 2021)


Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre (CDCC) is Carleton University’s Arts, Performance and Learning Centre.  CDCC is dedicated to providing a welcoming, professional and safe environment to foster programming that is multigenerational, diverse, and inclusive.

CDCC is the university’s first downtown Ottawa building and is managed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). The centre will serve a variety of user groups from the community at large.

CDCC strives to ignite creative exploration and rich presentation opportunities, offering a unique event experience in a historical Ottawa heritage venue.

CDCC values community collaboration opportunities, fostering the creation of meaningful shared experiences.

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