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RECRUITMENT – CITY OF OTTAWA’S COMMITTEES AND BOARDS

Make a difference in your community by becoming a citizen member on one of the following committees, conservation authorities, boards, sub-committee or commission. The City could greatly benefit from your … Read more

STEP to focus on cycling safety and construction zones

Ottawa – The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on cycling safety and construction zones during the month of June. Cycling Safety … Read more

Using a Presto card in Ottawa just got easier

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Transit Commission Chair Stephen Blais, Garry Griffin, Shoppers Drug Mart District Manager, and Annalise Czerny, PRESTO’s Executive Vice-President, were at a Shoppers Drug Mart in … Read more

WANTED: Pathway Patrol Volunteers

Ottawa’s pathways have amazing scenery to discover and are a great way to get in and around our city. The City’s Pathway Patrol program has been around since 1997 and … Read more

City recognized with Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award

Ottawa – The Government of Ontario has presented the City of Ottawa with an Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award for its development and implementation of the Older Adult Plan. This … Read more

Living with Coyotes

Coyotes are common throughout North America, including in urban areas. You may see and hear them more during mating season (Dec-Feb) and when juveniles are dispersing from family groups (Sept-Nov). … Read more

Budget 2018 supports infrastructure, community services, transit, roads and protecting the environment

Ottawa  ̶  City Council today approved the budget for 2018, making this the fifth year in a row that kept the property-tax increase in Ottawa to two per cent or … Read more

Have You Say: City of Ottawa 2018 Budget Consultation

On Thursday, October 12th, I – along with three of my fellow council colleagues, held a pre-budget consultation meeting to allow our residents the chance to meet with some of … Read more

Back to School safety reminders for children and adults

(Ottawa)—This week and next, children will be returning to school and many will be bussing, walking and riding their bikes to their destinations. The Ottawa Police Service reminds motorists and … Read more

First mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is reminding residents to continue to protect themselves from mosquito bites when going outdoors. Mosquito trapping and testing—components of OPH’s West Nile virus (WNV) program—have … Read more

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