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Skating Season Starts This Weekend At The Rink Of Dreams

The Sens Rink of Dreams, located at Ottawa City Hall, will open for skating on Saturday, at noon. Weather permitting, the Sens Rink of Dreams will be open daily, from 6 am to 11 pm, until the end of the

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City Looking For Food Truck And Cart Vendors

Attention food truck vendors! The City has 22 on-street food spaces available in 2019. There are 10 cart spaces and 12 truck spaces available. If you’re interested, the list of available locations can be found on ottawa.ca. A volunteer street-food selection

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Cannabis Legalization – What You Need To Know

It is now officially legal in Canada for adults to possess, grow and consume recreational cannabis. The federal and Ontario governments have established laws in respect to the use, possession and sale of recreational cannabis. In Ontario, the minimum legal age

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Local Traffic Issues To Keep In Mind

It remains a busy construction season in the city.  Several areas from east to west are affected, which could have an impact on your plans to get around the city. Here’s the full rundown: Elgin Street: Hydro Ottawa work continues

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Final Advance Voting Day Is This Friday

One more opportunity this Friday to cast your ballots ahead of actual voting day in Ottawa’s municipal election.  Advance voting day is this Friday October 12th. Interested eligible voters can vote in their wards between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. 

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Advance Voting Gets Underway This Week

It’s almost that time!  Special advance voting in the municipal election takes place from Thursday October 4th to Sunday October 7th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eligible voters can cast their ballots at any of these six locations no

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Info Sessions For Those Affected By Tornadoes

The City of Ottawa will host information sessions starting Friday for residents affected by Friday’s tornado and windstorm. Here’s the complete list: For affected residents in the Gloucester-Southgate ward: Friday, September 28 5 to 7 pm – Greenboro Community Centre,

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City’s Latest Storm Recovery Update

The City of Ottawa would like to provide an update on the windstorm and tornado recovery efforts.   Volunteers   Thank you for the large community response to volunteer and help the residents affected by Friday’s tornado. If you want

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Update On City’s Storm Recovery Efforts

The City of Ottawa would like to provide an update on the windstorm and tornado recovery efforts. Traffic and transit: The City’s road network has returned to near normal operations. All traffic signals are now up and running, with the

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What To Do If You Have Storm Damage

If your home was affected by Friday’s tornado, the first thing you should do is contact your insurance company.  Most home and business insurance policies cover damage caused by a windstorm or tornado. If you’re a renter, contact the property

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Update On City Services In Tornado Aftermath

The City of Ottawa would like to provide an update on the windstorm and tornado response and inform residents of the following changes to City services during the week of September 24. The City has established a Vulnerable Persons Taskforce

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Coyote ‘Decoy’ Being Tested At Andrew Haydon Park

If you happen to live near Andrew Haydon Park, in the city’s west end, don’t be surprised to see something a little odd along the shore line. The city is “employing” a decoy coyote to discourage geese from settling in,

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Time To Check Your Smoke Detectors

It’s that time of year again! Ottawa firefighters will visit homes throughout the city from now until September 17th  to to make sure that everything’s good with your home’s smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Visits will take place between

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Are You On The Voter’s List?

With election day not far off,  Voter Notification letters are now being sent to eligible Ottawa voters. The letters provide information on where and when to vote in the upcoming municipal elections.  Eligible voters who do not receive this letter, or

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Fall Cleaning The Capital

The City of Ottawa and GLAD are pleased to announce that early bird registration is open for the  GLAD Cleaning The Capital campaign, which will take place from September 15 to October 15. Real easy to do, just visit ottawa.ca/clean

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