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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...

Via Rail staff have advised my office of impending infrastructure work in River Ward. In the coming week, Thursday, November 24th to Sunday, November, 27th rail infrastructure maintenance will occur on VIA Rail’s right-of-way between Riverside Drive and Heron Road. The following projects require completion in...

Local outdoor winter ice rinks are maintained by volunteers in the community with support from the local community associations and the City of Ottawa. Without the help from local volunteers the community ice rinks would not be operational. If you are interested in assisting with...

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...