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Three times the Try it! fun in May Ottawa – Ottawa residents are invited to take advantage of the Try it! program in May, when they can sample a variety of fitness opportunities at City recreation facilities, all for free. Simply visit a participating facility to set...

Public Advisory: Break & enters into sheds & garages FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 24, 2017   12:40pm  (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Break & Enter Unit has started to see an increase in reports of break & enters into insecure sheds & garages.     With the arrival of warmer...

River Ward hosts more festivals and special events than any other ward in Ottawa, outside of the downtown core. We are a vibrant community that is blessed with green space and the Rideau River. It is a natural attraction to many organizations to host their...

Ottawa – Ottawa Fire Services is placing a city-wide fire ban into effect immediately to prevent the rapid spread of fire due to grass and brush fires. This ban will remain in place until conditions improve and the green grass starts to show through dead...