Ottawa 2017

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

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

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

OC Transpo is the best way to get to RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest

Ottawa – OC Transpo is the best travel option for residents and visitors heading to Bluesfest this year, with frequent, direct service to LeBreton Flats from July 6 to 16. … 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

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

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

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

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