Archive for December, 2016

New Year’s Eve celebrations will result in significant traffic impacts

Ottawa – Residents, visitors and businesses are advised that as a result of New Year’s Eve celebrations, there will be significant impacts to traffic in and around the downtown core … Read more

How to protect yourself and others against cold winter weather

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and Ottawa Paramedics are reminding residents to take precautions against the cold this winter. Be prepared for winter and lower your risk of frostbite … Read more

Council approves budget, Summer Games bid and audit work plan

Ottawa – City Council today approved the operating and capital budget for 2017, confirmed the bid plan for the 2021 Canada Summer Games and approved the work plan of the … Read more

Holiday season schedule changes

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa reminds residents of the following schedule changes for Saturday, December 24 to Monday, January 2. Recreation Services: Sens Rink of Dreams, located on Marion … Read more

Meetings at Ottawa City Hall next week

Ottawa – All public meetings will be held at Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, unless otherwise noted. For a complete agenda and updates, please sign up for email … Read more

STEP to focus on impaired driving and unsafe lane changes

Ottawa – The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on impaired driving and unsafe lane changes during the month of December. Impaired … Read more

Record Year for Ottawa’s Film and Television Industry

Do You Know Ottawa’s Film and Television Industry? 2016 was a record year for the local industry, generating over $100 million in foreign direct investment in the Ottawa region. Here … Read more

Ottawa Food Bank warehouse stocked after another successful OC Transpo/Loblaw Christmas Food Drive

Ottawa – The shelves at the Ottawa Food Bank were stocked this weekend after another successful OC Transpo/Loblaw Christmas Food Drive. This year’s 32nd annual drive collected a total of … Read more

Ottawa’s water pipe (hookah) regulations are now in effect

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Water pipes in Public Places and Work Places By-law, which prohibits the use of water pipes in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and outdoor … Read more