City of Ottawa hosting Flooding Information Sessions

updatefloodThe City of Ottawa will provide information sessions on the current flooding situation.  In attendance will be representatives from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa Public Health, the City of Ottawa’s Public Works and Environmental Services Department and the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs, which is responsible for the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians Program.

Time and locations:   

Tuesday, May 9

  • 1 – 2 p.m. Nepean Sportsplex, Hall C and D, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue
  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. R.J. Kennedy Arena, Main Hall, 1115 Dunning Road, Cumberland
  • 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fitzroy Harbour Community Association Community Centre, 100 Clifford Campbell St, Fitzroy Harbour

Wednesday, May 10

  • 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre, 262 Len Purcell Dr, Woodlawn

A session will be filmed by staff and put on ottawa.ca. 

Information about the province’s Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians Program is available at Ontario.ca/disasterassistance.  

Information on the city’s emergency efforts can be found HERE.

Interested in volunteering to help those affected by the flooding?

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DONATIONS

Residents interested in donating funds or supplies can do so through the following partners.

The Red Cross is receiving financial donations by phone, redcross.ca or in person.

Material donations of clothing, household items & furniture can be provided to the Salvation Army at their thrift stores as they offer vouchers to those in need.