Archive for June, 2017

Keep your Canada Day celebrations healthy and safe

Ottawa – Before you celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, and especially if you’re heading downtown, please review these tips to help keep your Canada Day weekend healthy and safe. Security From … Read more

Council approves Urban Forest Management Plan

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa today approved a 20-year strategic plan to make Ottawa’s urban forest healthier, more diverse and resilient. The Urban Forest Management Plan focuses on working … Read more

City warns of door-to-door sales scam on drinking water quality testing

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa is warning residents to be aware of door-to-door salespeople posing as water-quality technicians, making false claims about the quality of City drinking water. These … Read more

Canada Day activities and schedule changes

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa would like to remind residents of the following schedule changes for Canada Day, Saturday, July 1. Client services: Ottawa City Hall and all seven … Read more

Seeking Public Input on Street Violence in Ottawa

Street violence affects us all. On June 28, we will take the next steps in refreshing the Ottawa Gang Strategy by holding a public consultation forum. From 2013–16, the Gang … Read more

Prevent overdoses at summer parties and festivals

Ottawa – The Ottawa Overdose Prevention and Response Task Force is reminding residents to party safely while celebrating throughout the summer festival season. The Task Force advises that overdoses, whether from … Read more

Open Season: Beat the Heat at the pool!

There’s no doubt that summer has arrived, and so it’s time to find ways to beat the heat! The following wading pools will be operating in Alta Vista. ‘A’ start … Read more

#HaveYourSay: Marketing of unhealthy foods to children and youth

OTTAWA –Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has launched a public consultation asking residents, businesses and sports groups to ‘have their say’ on marketing of unhealthy food and beverage to children and … Read more

Canada 150 Maple Groves take root in our community as living legacy of sesquicentennial celebrations 

Nestled in the lush NCC greenspace at the intersection of Pleasant Park Road and Riverside Drive, by the Rideau River, 150 sugar, red, and silver maple trees are taking root and adding to … Read more

Two-for-one deals available at City recreation centres

The City of Ottawa is launching Ottawa Fit 150 with a special two-for-one offer available to anyone who visits select recreation facilities on National Fitness Day, Saturday, June 3. Twenty-three … Read more