In 2013, Ottawa City Council was asked by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission to consider becoming a host City for a new casino. When the debate turned to concern for the future of horse racing and the loss of rural jobs, Council ultimately decided (16-7) to request an expanded gaming facility with the provision […]
It was my pleasure to kick-off the annual 6th Street Run on behalf of three amazing elementary schools in Gloucester-Southgate Ward – École élémentaire publique Gabrielle-Roy, St. Bernadette Catholic Elementary School, and Blossom Park Public School! This annual tradition is great way to promote a healthy and active lifestyle! Congrats to all those who participated!
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 up your free membership access card. You then have the entire month of May to try three fitness […]
The days are getting longer and warmer. It’s the time of year to get out and enjoy some fresh air and to consider making cycling a part of your daily commute to work. May is Bike to Work Month, and the City has partnered with EnviroCentre to offer participants a chance to win prizes from […]
I am proud to announce that I have teamed up with Canadian Blood Services to adopt a blood donor clinic right here in our community. On May 8th, the Mosque of Mercy on Hunt Club Road (1216 Hunt Club Road) will be hosting a blood donor clinic from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and […]
I am pleased to announce that Bank Street has been scheduled for resurfacing between Conroy Road and Albion Road. This work will include the resurfacing of both the north bound and south bound lanes. The project will be tendered in late spring with construction slated for this season. Check back for updates on the construction […]