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City of Ottawa – Rental Accommodations Study

Overview As a component of the 2018 Operating Budget, Council approved $300,000 towards a Rental Accommodation Regulation Study (the “Study”). This study will provide Council with advice and recommendations concerning a regulatory regime for private rental housing, newer short-term rental services such as Airbnb or Flipkey, and traditional hospitality providers such as hotels and motels. […]

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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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Fraud Protection for Seniors Program

The Ottawa Public Library will be holding a Fraud Protection for Seniors program on Mnday, March 25 at 6:30pm at the Alta Vista Branch, 2516 Alta Vista Drive. Join a Chartered Professional Accountant for a discussion of how different types of fraud work, what fraud looks like, how to recognize signs of being victimized, what to […]

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