Category Archives: Featured

Request for Expressions of Interest – 3071 Riverside Drive

The City of Ottawa will distribute the Request for Expressions of Interest  (REOI) document for 3071 Riverside Drive to developers, builders and interested parties. Through the Ottawa Community Lands and Development Corporation the REOI is seeking input to purchase and develop the vacant lands. For your benefit, I have attached the Request for Expressions of Interest […]

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Transit Service during Confederation Line Construction – Updates for 2016

Ottawa – Councillor Stephen Blais, Chair of the Transit Commission, and John Manconi, OC Transpo General Manager, along with City personnel delivered a technical briefing today on the last phases of transit service adjustments to allow for O-Train Confederation Line construction. Transit service between Laurier and Lees stations will be adjusted on April 24, and […]

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Past Columns (2014 – 2015)

I am happy to share with you the following copies of my previous newspaper columns since I was elected in 2014.  The most recent columns can be found under the ‘Columns’ page on my website. You can also view current and past editions of the print version of the newspapers online at: http://issuu.com/emcsouth http://issuu.com/emcwest   […]

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Ottawa Public Health seeking feedback on updating Ottawa’s smoke-free by-laws

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is seeking feedback from residents and stakeholders on proposed options to protect the public from the harms of second-hand smoke and vapour from the smoking of non-tobacco combustible substances and the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and workplaces. The Let’s Clear the Air 2.0 consultation plan includes potential new […]

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Reminder: New traffic pattern as OC Transpo adjusts Transitway routes between Merton Street and Empress Avenue for O-Train Confederation Line construction

Ottawa – Starting Sunday, January 17, the next phase of OC Transpo route adjustments to accommodate O-Train Confederation Line construction will take effect. These adjustments require the closure of the Transitway roadway just west of downtown, between Merton Street and Empress Avenue. Buses will now run on the newly constructed bus-only lanes along Scott and […]

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