Recreation

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

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

First human case of West Nile virus reported in Ottawa

Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has received lab confirmation of the first human case of the West Nile Virus (WNV) in Ottawa for the 2017 WNV season. OPH reminds … Read more

Plan now to register for fall and winter recreation programs

August 1, 2017 – The Recreation eGuide and Mon Cyberguide francophone des loisirs for fall and winter programs are now available online at ottawa.ca. Choose from a wide variety of … 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

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

Council approves Urban Forest Management Plan

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa today approved a 20-year strategic plan to make Ottawa’s urban forest healthier, more diverse and resilient. The Urban Forest Management Plan focuses on working … Read more

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