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Vancouver Avenue Watermain Construction to Resume

The City’s Infrastructure Department has advised that construction will resume to complete the Vancouver Avenue Watermain replacement project. Excavation to provide temporary water services during construction is currently scheduled to begin the week of April 13th, weather permitting. Watermain installation should begin soon after. The City of Ottawa commenced the replacement of the aging watermain […]

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Canada Post Community Mailbox Program

Dear Residents, As you may be aware, Canada Post is currently in the midst of implementing their Community Mailbox program across the City of Ottawa and within a number of communities in River Ward. Over the last several weeks I have had a number of inquiries from residents on the implementation of Canada Post’s program […]

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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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City Council approves 2015 budget

City Council today approved the 2015 Operating and Capital Budgets, limiting the total residential property tax increase to 2 per cent, while moving ahead with significant city-building projects such as Light Rail Transit, Arts Court, and the Bayview Innovation Centre. “This budget was designed to ensure Ottawa maintains momentum on the major initiatives already well […]

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NCC–City Working Group achieves breakthrough agreement for the alignment of the western light rail transit extension

A Working Group comprised of representatives from the National Capital Commission (NCC) and the City of Ottawa has reached an agreement in principle that would allow the City’s western light rail transit (LRT) extension to be fully buried under the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. This integrated solution meets the NCC’s conditions and the City […]

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New Trains improve O-Train Trillium Line service

Ottawa residents can now take advantage of more comfortable, convenient and reliable transit service on OC Transpo’s O-Train Trillium Line. “Today is yet another milestone in Ottawa’s transit history,” said Mayor Jim Watson. “The completion of the O-Train Trillium Line Expansion project demonstrates our City’s continued commitment to providing safe, reliable and efficient transit service. […]

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