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Camp FFIT returns with firefighter training camp for young women

Ottawa – Ottawa Fire Services, in partnership with Fire Service Women Ontario, is pleased to announce an application call for Camp FFIT (Female Firefighters in Training) 2018. Young women between … Read more

Time capsule to be installed at City Hall on Heritage Day

Ottawa – The Time Capsule Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Canada will be entombed in the walls of City Hall by Mayor Watson and Members of Council following this year’s … Read more

Get the most out of Winterlude activities

Ottawa – Winterlude runs every weekend from February 2 to 19 with many activities happening at City facilities: City Hall, Lansdowne Park and Shenkman Arts Centre. Marion Dewar Plaza at … 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

Celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day at City Hall

Ottawa – On the occasion of Franco-Ontarian Day, the City of Ottawa, in collaboration with the Association des communautés francophones d’Ottawa (ACFO Ottawa), invites residents to a celebration in the … Read more

Ottawa Public Health reminds students to party safe during post-secondary return to school

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health, in partnership with the Ottawa Overdose Prevention and Response Task Force, is reminding college and university students to be aware of the risk of drug and … Read more

Measuring Time in Memories

As we wrap up a year filled with celebrations marking our country’s sesquicentennial anniversary, it’s only fitting to cap the festivities with a time capsule. Each Ward in our City … 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

Mayor Watson opens nominations for Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson was welcomed by the Ambassador of Mexico, His Excellency Dionisio Pérez Jácome Friscione, to launch the 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards. The announcement was made at … Read more

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