November 27, 2019

Motion – Rat Complaints Inquiry

Currently the city does two things and they do them right – if you have a rat on your property bylaw has the right tools to remove them. Additionally, if there is an overpopulation in our sewers – public works also have the tools – bait the sewers – to rid the sewers of rats. What was missing and what …

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November 22, 2019

Rideau River Winter Trail

The Winter Trail along the Rideau River is an amazing opportunity to take advantage of the Multi-use pathway year-round. We are working to put a team together to move from the pilot phase which was in winter 2018-2019 to make the project a sustainable reality beginning winter 2019-2020. This is a project led by Councillor Fleury’s office, Councillor King’s office, …

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November 14, 2019

Downtown Core Programming Plan

The City of Ottawa is developing an action plan for recreation and culture programming for the downtown core. Lifelong involvement in recreation and culture is vital to creating healthy, creative, and inclusive communities. With a shift in demographics, aging infrastructure and market competition in the downtown core, it is time to redefine the recreation and cultural needs of this community. …

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November 13, 2019

ByWard Market Public Realm Plan

On October 24th we hosted workshop # 3 at Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa. As you know, the ByWard Market is one of the most well known destinations in Ottawa. This iconic precinct’s cultural and heritage assets attract local residents as well as visitors from across Canada and the world. The heritage public market building is at the ByWard Market’s symbolic core, …

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November 8, 2019

Potential traffic calming options for King Edward

Lowertown residents – we need your voice to help make some much-needed traffic calming improvements on King Edward Avenue closer to reality. The future of King Edward – a reduction to four lanes is only possible when a sixth interprovincial bridge gets built – but waiting for this is not the answer. The answer is to work within our reach …

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November 6, 2019

Draft Budget 2020

It is budget season at City Hall with the presentation of the draft! It’s your city and your budget, so we want to hear from you! Your feedback helps inform the City’s budget priorities and contributes to decisions about investments in services that you want and need. Have your say Share your feedback: Submit a question Submit your feedback Fill out the …

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October 22, 2019

Community Update Fall 2019

The Light at the End of the Tunnel: LRT Officially Opens Our heavily anticipated LRT system is finally in place. Here is some useful information before you board. The LRT will be able to carry 600 passengers within the double trains, and this will eliminate approximately 2000 bus trips through our community each day. Based on existing bus ridership, we’ve …

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October 16, 2019

Celebrate Vanier – Vanier 50

Welcome to Vanier 50! – Denis Gratton The former town of Vanier was nicknamed the Bastion of Francophone Ontario. However, until 1969, even though 98% of the population was francophone, it carried the English name of Eastview – the result of the fusion of three communities: Janeville, Clarkstown and Clandeboye. It is ironic that this town should bear an English …

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October 16, 2019

Be informed of important community priorities of candidates running in the federal election in Ottawa-Vanier

Every election we survey all candidates in Ottawa-Vanier about community issues and issues that face our City.  We believe it is an important way to inform voters and also to ensure that candidates and parties take a firm position on issues we face in Lowertown, Sandy Hill and Vanier.  We have canvassed all candidates and can confirm that participation of …

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