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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...

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...

I often receive many inquiries and requests from residents on the snow removal operations for their respective streets. I have recently received the following update with information on snow removal operations across Ottawa. Weather permitting, City crews are removing snow daily and nightly. With three snow...

Ice breaking operations on the Rideau River began on February 9th between Rideau Falls and Hog’s Back. Blasting will follow starting on March 7, 2015. [caption id="attachment_10313" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy Wikipedia[/caption] The City, in partnership with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, undertakes ice breaking operations each...

The City of Ottawa would like to remind residents of the following schedule changes for Family Day, Monday, February 16. Recreation services: Sens Rink of Dreams, located on Marion Dewar Plaza at Ottawa City Hall, is open daily from 6 a.m. to11 p.m. The heated changing facility...