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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

STEP to focus on following too close and stop sign violations in January

Ottawa – The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on following too close and stop sign violations during the month of January. … 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

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

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

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