Community

While often unpleasant to think about at this time of year, it’s important for River Ward residents to be aware of snow plowing and snow removal policies followed by the City of Ottawa. City crews follow a standard practice when plowing or removing snow. These standards...

Building a Caring and Affordable City Ottawa – Earlier today, City Council tabled a balanced budget. Draft Budget 2017 is affordable, fiscally responsible and has a balanced plan to ensure the City operates within its means.  Draft Budget 2017 focuses on strengthening core municipal services to...

Countdown to the New Year and kick off the Ottawa 2017 festivities during an energizing and momentum-building event! Join us on December 31, 2016, for this early-evening, family-friendly celebration that will include the lighting of a spectacular cauldron at Ottawa City Hall. The sparking of this special...

The Carlington Community Health Centre, in conjunction with WISE Ottawa, and the Carlington Community Association are having their first of two safety walks in the Carlington area surrounding Alexander Community Centre on Tuesday, November 8.  Meeting at 6:30pm, they encourage all residents to consider participating. ...

Ottawa - The City of Ottawa reminds residents of the following schedule changes for Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11. The flags at all City of Ottawa facilities will be lowered to half-mast from sunrise to sunset to honour the memory of all Canadians who have...

The City of Ottawa recently opened the O’Connor Street Bikeway, a new cycling link that makes bike travel through downtown Ottawa easier and safer. To increase awareness and help ensure users know how to use the O’Connor Bikeway safely, employees who commute on O’Connor Street are...

Thank you to all the residents, service groups, agencies and members of the Carlington Community Association for attending my Carlington Safety Night on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Over 100 people attended and brought forward questions about reporting crime, how to be safer in their community...

October 26, 2016 – River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington invites residents, business owners, community groups and local organizations to join him at a Carlington Safety Night on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the Alexander Community Centre.  The evening will feature three guest presentations from the Carlington...