Author Archives: Andrea Ward

Registration for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Recreation Programs

Beginning August 12 at 9pm, the registration for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 recreation programs will open. The Recreation eGuide and Mon Cyberguide francophone des loisirs are online at Ottawa.ca for Fall and Winter programs. Residents can choose from a wide variety of activities in their neighbourhoods including swimming lessons, fitness classes and skating programs. […]

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Upcoming 417 Closures

Traffic Impacts next weekend: The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has advised the City of Ottawa that they will be closing the 417 between Carling and Bronson for the rehabilitation of the Merivale Road Bridge (near Westgate Mall) from 6pm Sat Aug 10 until 11am Sun. Aug 11. The Carling Eastbound ON-Ramp will remain closed following […]

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Inspire the public art and landscape for the new Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada joint facility

  Ottawa – Registration is now open for the design workshops on Public Art and Landscape, with an emphasis on sustainability,for the new Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) joint facility, which is set to open in the heart of the National Capital in 2024. At this workshop, participants will meet […]

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Hog’s Back Swing Bridge Update

The bridge will close on Monday August 12 for approximately 8 months of critical repairs. Hog’s Back Road will be closed between the Rideau Canoe Club entrance & Colonel By Drive. Pedestrian/cycling access will remain using the detour as outlined on the map below. On Monday, May 13, I hosted a public information session with […]

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Developing the future of municipal recreation and community activity spaces

Engagement opportunities are now open at https://engage.ottawa.ca/recreation-facility-infrastructure-standards  until early September. We invite you to share your ideas and comments on municipal recreation facilities. Tell us what works and what doesn’t work to help us plan for the future of recreation and community activity spaces in Ottawa! We need your help to: Create Recreation Facility Infrastructure […]

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