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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...