May 14, 2020

LRT Stage 1 Update: Rideau Transit Group Performance Plan

Notice of Default  On March 9, 2020, city council directed staff to prepare and deliver a notice of default to Rideau Transit Group (RTG), requiring it to provide a plan and schedule by March 31, 2020, for how it intends to fix ongoing issues. The notice of default is a contractual notice advising RTG that it is not fulfilling its obligations under its contract …

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May 7, 2020

News from Montreal Road!

The spring has been a busy time in our community, and particularly in Vanier. It’s exciting to see all the action underway, and we’re happy to announce that work crews have taken advantage of the mild weather and reductions in traffic to jump into the revitalization of Montreal Road! Workers from Tomlinson are doing their best to diligently minimize the …

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April 30, 2020

Community Update

Finally HERE – last phase of construction work for Rideau and William Street Rideau Street is now closed between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street until the end of 2020 for the last portion of the complete renewal of Rideau Street. #RideauStRenewal This closure is needed to complete the final phase of work on Rideau Street and will include the renewal of William Street. Work …

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April 22, 2020

Rideau Street and William Street renewal

Rideau Street to close on April 26 On Sunday, April 26, Rideau Street will close between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street until the end of 2020. This closure is needed to complete the final phase of work on Rideau Street and will include the renewal of William Street. Work on William Street between George and Rideau streets will start in early fall. …

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April 16, 2020

Montreal Road Update

The City of Ottawa has reviewed the essential workplace information provided by the Province; construction on critical infrastructure projects – including roads, bridges, sewer, water, transit and transportation – fall within the exemption. As such, at this time, the City is not suspending work on these types of projects. The City is working closely with the industry and complying with restrictions …

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April 16, 2020

#Buylocal

Would you like to support local businesses? So many of our businesses are still open or offer online shopping and services like takeout and delivery. With the help of the three BIA’s I have created four different neighbourhood posters of all the businesses that are still open and you can support. Please consider supporting your favorite businesses during this tough …

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April 9, 2020

Confederation Line Update: Rideau Transit Group Performance Plan

History On March 9, 2020, city council directed staff to prepare and deliver a notice of default to Rideau Transit Group (RTG), requiring it to provide a plan and schedule by March 31, 2020, for how it intends to fix ongoing issues. The notice of default is a contractual notice advising RTG that it is not fulfilling its obligations under its contract with the …

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April 9, 2020

Free digital exhibitions

Even though most museums and galleries are closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, that shouldn’t stop you from visiting your favourite establishments. During this period of self-isolation, take advantage of the free digital exhibitions available from several organizations – many of which are located in our city. I have compiled a list of museums, galleries and other institutions offering virtual …

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19 updates

ONTARIO DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY – RESTAURANTS AND BARS, CHILD CARE CENTRES TO CLOSE – MORE INFORMATION Ontario.ca Message from Mathieu and team,  First and foremost, I want to thank the community for taking precautions including social distancing to prevent the spread of this virus. This is obviously unchartered territory and we know there are many impacts, but we are all …

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March 4, 2020

Para-Transpo customers one step closer to full online options

When it comes to booking Para Transpo, the issues can sometimes seem impossible. Important to note that Booking (online or by phone) doesn’t necessarily mean you will get your ride on time. I am pleased to say we might be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to these issues. It started on Feb. 21, OC Transpo launched a new …

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