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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

STEP to focus on distracted driving and speeding

The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on distracted driving and speeding violations during the month of October. Distracted Driving: Between 2011 … Read more

Continue to protect yourself against West Nile virus in Ottawa

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has received reports of 13 human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) illness in Ottawa residents as of September 18. The previous highest number of … Read more

STEP to focus on school bus, school zones and vehicle occupant restraints

Ottawa – The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on school bus and school zones safety as well as vehicle occupant restraints … 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

Donating School Supplies: The Sharing in Student Success Program

As we once again find ourselves setting our alarm clocks and packing lunches, let’s not forget about those who may need our support in providing school supplies to their children. Every … 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

La Machine creatures and crowds will take over downtown streets

  Ottawa – La Machine, an Ottawa 2017 Signature Event, will occur in downtown Ottawa, the ByWard Market and Downtown Rideau, from July 27 to 30. This event will bring … Read more

The O-Train Confederation Line: How will I get to it?

Connecting to the O-Train Confederation Line in 2018 will be easy. With more than 100 different bus routes connecting directly to one or more of the new 13 light rail … Read more

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

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