Category Archives: Community

Celebration Park improvements on the way

The Central Park neighbourhood will see improvements to its largest park in the coming weeks, when Celebration Park receives new playground equipment, park furniture and some new trees. Construction for the playground improvements at Celebration Park is anticipated to begin at the beginning of May, 2015 with work taking approximately a month to complete. This […]

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OCH Foundation in Partnership with the Ottawa Food Truck Rally Presents the Algonquin College Scholarship

What is the Algonquin Scholarship? Each year, the OCH Foundation offers one $7,500 scholarship to an Ottawa Community Housing Tenant who is enrolled full-time, has applied or intends to apply to the Culinary Arts Management program within the School of Hospitality at Algonquin College. It is the Foundation’s largest and most prestigious scholarship. To be […]

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Ward 16- Spring Tree Planting

Dear Residents, The City’s Forestry Department conducts a yearly tree planting program across the City of Ottawa to help beautify the city streetscapes, plant trees where they are needed, and to improve the environment. This year’s tree planting program is scheduled to begin the week of April  27th and will run, weather permitting, until the end […]

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Phoney sales pitches prompt City warning

The City of Ottawa is warning residents to be vigilant of door-to-door salespeople making false claims about the quality of City drinking water. The City has received complaints from residents who have been contacted by vendors selling water-filtration or treatment systems and providing incorrect information about water quality. The City reminds residents that Ottawa’s drinking […]

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Rideau River ice breaking underway

Ice breaking operations on the Rideau River began on February 9th between Rideau Falls and Hog’s Back. Blasting will follow starting on March 7, 2015. The City, in partnership with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, undertakes ice breaking operations each year to alleviate possible spring flooding in flood-prone areas when water flow is at it’s […]

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