Author Archives: Andrea Ward

Hwy 417 Expansion Ramp Closures

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has advised of a number of upcoming highway ramp closures related to the widening of the 417 (Queensway.)  Please note that the dates marked with an asterix (*) are still tentative and could change, depending on construction progress.  I would recommend following me on Twitter at @RiverWardRiley as I will […]

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You are invited to participate in the Community Policing Forum

The Ottawa Police Service is pleased to launch Police Week 2019 in Ottawa at the first Community Policing Forum. REGISTER The purpose of the Community Policing Forum is to identify needed improvements and actionable recommendations to advance community policing in Ottawa through community involvement.  They will make time to reflect on the notion that safety […]

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City Council Summary – March 6, 2019

Council approves Budget 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit   Ottawa –  Council today approved the budget for 2019 and Stage 2 light-rail transit, allowing construction of the City’s O-Train network expansion to begin this year. The approved Budget 2019 makes investments to build more affordable housing, close Ottawa’s infrastructure gap, expand public transit service […]

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Stage 2 LRT

Information on the Stage 2 LRT project can be found online at www.Stage2LRT.ca including the technical briefing presentations from Friday, February 22, 2019. For your benefit, we have pasted the presentation below for your review. Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project – Presentation Contract Award of Ottawa’s Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Projects and Related Matters […]

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Snow storm delays Garbage and Recycling Pickup by one day

Green bin, recycling and garbage collection cancelled for today   Ottawa – There will be no curbside green bin, recycling or garbage collection on Wednesday, February 13. The Wednesday pick-up will take place on Thursday, February 14. In addition, the collection will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.   Multi-residential garbage, recycling and green bin collection is […]

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OC Transpo Holiday Schedule

OC Transpo adjusts schedules for holidays, offers free service for New Year’s Eve and introduces new route in Barrhaven Ottawa – Special holiday service will run from December 24 to January 4, so customers should check their schedule before heading out. Transit is the safe and reliable way to travel during the holidays, especially on New […]

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