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Committee Update: Committee recommends funding for eight energy-efficiency projects

Ottawa – The Environment and Climate Protection Committee today recommended City Council approve funding for eight energy-efficiency projects, including a pilot to install Canada’s first 150-kilowatt fast-charging station for electric … Read more

City has converted 50 per cent of its street lights to LED – so far

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Transportation Committee Chair Keith Egli, Environment and Climate Protection Committee Chair David Chernushenko, Hydro Ottawa President and Chief Executive Officer Bryce Conrad, and Chief Energy … Read more

STEP to focus on cycling safety and construction zones

Ottawa – The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on cycling safety and construction zones during the month of June. Cycling Safety … Read more

More than 80,000 expected to enjoy Doors Open Ottawa

Ottawa – This weekend, Ottawa residents and visitors have their annual opportunity to explore a side of Ottawa that is rarely available to the public. It’s Doors Open Ottawa 2018 … Read more

Playfair Towers -Proposed 9-Storey Apartment Building

Greatwise Developments Ltd. is proposing to add a 9-storey apartment building to the Playfair Towers property. The new building will be constructed on top of the exiting 3-level parking structure that … Read more

OC Transpo makes spring service adjustments

Ottawa – OC Transpo’s spring service starts Sunday, April 22. Minor route changes will be made to help us get ready for rail and the opening of O-Train Line 1, … Read more

Using a Presto card in Ottawa just got easier

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Transit Commission Chair Stephen Blais, Garry Griffin, Shoppers Drug Mart District Manager, and Annalise Czerny, PRESTO’s Executive Vice-President, were at a Shoppers Drug Mart in … Read more

WANTED: Pathway Patrol Volunteers

Ottawa’s pathways have amazing scenery to discover and are a great way to get in and around our city. The City’s Pathway Patrol program has been around since 1997 and … Read more

City recognized with Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award

Ottawa – The Government of Ontario has presented the City of Ottawa with an Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award for its development and implementation of the Older Adult Plan. This … Read more

City making it easy to use the green bin

The City needs to make it simple and easy for residents to keep organic material out of costly landfills. That is what Council was aiming to do with the recent … Read more

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