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Not sure when your curbside collection occurs?

Ottawa – The City’s new 12-month waste collection calendar is being delivered by mail to residences across the city this week. The calendar starts in June 2017 and runs until May 2018. It features information about regular and holiday collections schedules, Giveaway Weekends, Household Hazardous Waste Depot dates and locations, and much more. Residents can […]

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City of Ottawa hosting Flooding Information Sessions

The City of Ottawa will provide information sessions on the current flooding situation.  In attendance will be representatives from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa Public Health, the City of Ottawa’s Public Works and Environmental Services Department and the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs, which is responsible for the Disaster Recovery […]

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Coyotes – What to do if you see one

It is not at all uncommon to see coyotes in the city, especially in areas which are close to forested and agricultural areas.  At this time of year in particular, they do come into our more urban areas looking for food.  They will not harm humans but pets, especially smaller ones, may be vulnerable so […]

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Try it Free in May 2017

Three times the Try it! fun in May Ottawa – Ottawa residents are invited to take advantage of the Try it! program in May, when they can sample a variety of fitness opportunities at City recreation facilities, all for free. Simply visit a participating facility to set up your free membership access card. You then […]

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Increase of suspected drug overdose-related emergency department visits seen in Ottawa in past 72 hours

Ottawa – The Ottawa Overdose Prevention and Response Task Force (OPRTF) is alerting the public about an increase in suspected drug overdose-related emergency department visits in Ottawa in the last 72 hours – with 15 life-threatening or potentially life-threatening suspected cases reported over that time period (April 18 to April 20). The OPRTF monitors suspected […]

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