December 2021

December 31st

With the highly transmissible Omicron variant, we know that COVID-19 activity is high and spreading rapidly in our community. We must do what we can to protect each other during this surge, especially people at higher-risk – people not yet fully vaccinated, immunocompromised individuals, older adults – and people who work in higher-risk settings.   Today there are 1,508 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ottawa, and 21 people are …

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Community Engagement Team

Beginning earlier this year, a new City-led Community Engagement Team was introduced to address the immediate needs in needs in Lowertown & Sandy Hill. This pilot will make it easier for businesses & residents to ensure modern & effective service responses from the City. Like any growing city, Ottawa is faced with ongoing and increasing …

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Community Resources Winter 2021-2022

The Human Needs Command Centre team has collaborated with our Community Day Programs and Community Health Centres to ensure the continuity of services to support residents that are relying on respite services during the holiday season. The City’s Respite Centres will maintain regular operations over the holiday period and will be open on Tuesday, December …

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COMPLETE STREET: Montreal Road revitalization overview for 2021

When Montreal Road revitalization project began in the fall of 2020, the amount of work may have seemed substantial – but as we all know, incredibly necessary. Now, more than a year and a half later, it is with great success we have completed more than half of the work planned. As many know, this …

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December 17th

Ottawa Public Health announces capacity limits and additional public health measures Ottawa – Ottawa Public Health announced today that, in response to rapidly increasing transmission of COVID-19 in Ottawa and the increased transmissibility of Omicron, it is taking additional and immediate action to limit further spread of the virus to protect residents and reduce the impact on our health care resources and essential services. These …

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Crossing the 2021 finish line: How a sport community bounced back (Ottawa Sports Pages, Winter 2021)

The past two years have been anything but ordinary.  COVID-19 pandemic changed the world.  It shook communities, and it challenged us to live differently. Act differently. And to react differently.  Everything changed. The one thing that did not change – instead – became stronger – was the desire for sport.  To train. To compete. To laugh …

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The Context for my vote on the City of Ottawa 2022 Budget

As it is with every year, the budget presented at the start of November and the one we debated this week at City Council differ very little, despite my every effort to advance our community and City priorities.  Simply put, the City of Ottawa 2022 Budget was lacking, with no significant transformations.   No significant funding for the emerging priorities residents …

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Good Day!

 Thank you for reaching out to my City Councillor website. I was blessed to represent residents and businesses in Lowertown, Sandy Hill, and Vanier at the City of Ottawa for 12 years (2010 to 2022).

I am keeping the website active, as a former city councillor and community leader so that residents can review and access projects, priorities and some of the most serious issues during the period I was a City Councillor for Ward 12, Rideau-Vanier.

If you are looking to connect with the City of Ottawa, I encourage you to call 311.

If you are seeking to connect with your City councillor, Stephanie Plante, please email ( or call (613-580-2482).

I remain an engaged leader in our community, in Ottawa and for the National Capital Region. If you are looking to connect with me please send me an email via: or find me on LinkedIn

Thank you.



Merci d’avoir consulté mon site Web de conseiller municipal. J’ai eu la chance de représenter les résidents et les entreprises de la Basse-Ville, de la Côte-de-Sable et de Vanier à la Ville d’Ottawa pendant 12 ans (de 2010 à 2022).

Je garde le site Web actif, en tant qu’ancien conseiller municipal et leader communautaire, afin que les résidents puissent examiner et consulter les projets, les priorités et certains des problèmes les plus graves pendant la période où j’étais conseiller municipal du quartier 12, Rideau-Vanier.

Si vous cherchez à communiquer avec la Ville d’Ottawa, je vous encourage à composer le 311.

Si vous cherchez à communiquer avec votre conseillère municipale, Stéphanie Plante, veuillez envoyer un courriel ( ou téléphoner au (613-580-2482).

Je demeure un leader engagé dans notre communauté, à Ottawa et dans la région de la capitale nationale. Si vous cherchez à communiquer avec moi, veuillez m’envoyer un courriel à l’adresse suivante : ou me trouver sur LinkedIn.

Je vous remercie.