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Council approves 2017 Budget – improving core services and maintaining two per cent tax commitment

Ottawa – Today, City Council approved the 2017 Budget, focussing on strengthening core municipal services and long-term affordability. The budget maintains Council’s commitment to limiting the property tax increase to two percent. The budget also places emphasis on supporting core community priorities such as social infrastructure, safety, the environment, support for the arts and efforts […]

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Functional Design Study for Bank Street from Riverside North to Ledbury

At a public consultation held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, city officials presented the following information for residents interested in the Functional Design Study for Bank Street from Riverside North to Ledbury.  To view the presentation from Tuesday’s public open house, please click the following link: Key elements that were presented for comment include: Cycle […]

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Mooney’s Bay Cross Country Ski Centre

Right in the heart of River Ward there is a great opportunity for Cross Country Skiing!  The City of Ottawa conducts lessons at the Mooney’s Bay Cross Country Ski Centre, in the Terry Fox Athletic Centre.  There are still classes available for the 2017 season! You can view the course descriptions at the following link.  […]

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Winter snow clearing in Ottawa

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 are used to prioritize how frequently roads are plowed, […]

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City of Ottawa 2017 Budget Tabled

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 residents with a continued commitment to long-term affordability. The […]

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