January 26, 2021

Chateau Laurier Update: My comments

First, I would like to say thank you to all of you for attending the information session as well as submitting comments and concerns about the latest submission for the addition of the Chateau Laurier. Below I am sharing my comments, which will be part of the staff report, available on Feb. 26. In addition to these comments, I feel …

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January 22, 2021

Accessibility at cannabis dispensaries

The Honourable Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario, Ministry of the Attorney General Hi Minister, I hope you are doing well. As shared with you through recent correspondences, I have concerns regarding cannabis dispensaries within our Ward not possessing fundamental accessibility features such as barrier-free ramps. Ottawa, like many other municipalities, is getting more and more applications for cannabis retail …

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January 22, 2021

Why COVID Vaccination is an Equity Issue

At a time when many worry about when they will get a COVID-19 vaccination, it is important to remember that not everyone is entirely enthusiastic. The pathway out of this confusion must include health and racial equity. COVID-19 has disproportionally affected certain groups, most notably seniors and members of racialized communities. Given this reality, we would expect these same groups …

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January 8, 2021

No need to stay indoors this lockdown: There are a flurry of outdoor activities right here in Vanier (Perspectives Vanier, January 2021)

As we welcome 2021, we are once again faced with the reality of staying home, keeping away from others and being COVID-WISE in an attempt to flatten the curve.  This can be hard on all of us, especially if we are missing activities we would normally do at our local community centres or recreation arenas in the winter.  However, right …

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January 7, 2021

Daily COVID-19 updates

Welcome to our COVID-19 update page. Here you can find all the relevant information from Ottawa Public Health and the City of Ottawa related to the Coronavirus. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at Mathieu.Fleury@ottawa.ca or visit www.ottawapublichealth.ca November 29th Schedule for after-school COVID-19 vaccination clinics now available Ottawa – The schedule is now available for …

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December 31, 2020

What has the City of Ottawa learned from the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic?

Large Cities struggled through this pandemic. Our main streets’ survival is undoubtedly at the centre of a rethink going into 2021. For many, this pandemic has involved struggling to survive, maintain, close then reopen businesses. Online ordering seems to be a way of the future; only how can we ensure we order from local businesses and do so reasonably and …

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December 17, 2020

Holiday season schedule changes

Team Fleury Myself and my team would like to wish everyone who celebrates a Merry Christmas, and for the rest, a safe and restful end of the year. From Dec. 21 to Jan. 5, 2021, emails and calls will be monitored but the office will be closed. Any urgent matters or issues should be reported to 3-1-1. The City of …

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December 17, 2020

Experience your #WinterCapital

Keep active this winter with an expanded trail network, interactive map and personal challenge! To help everyone keep active during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Capital Commission (NCC) is providing an unprecedented winter offering to create more public space for outdoor physical and mental well-being. With over 450 km of trails for skiing, snowshoeing, snow biking, walking or hiking, hills for tobogganing and fire pits to warm up by, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in our “Winter Capital.” We’re also making it easier for residents to discover the expanded winter trail network, with our …

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