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Royal Swan Release Party This Weekend

A special family event is  being held tomorrow as the City of Ottawa officially releases the Royal Swans onto the Rideau River.  The event takes place Saturday morning (June 24th)  from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Brantwood Park (at

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OC Transpo Employees Honoured

The city today recognized the actions of OC Transpo employees who in the last year helped residents in their moments of need. 16 OC Transpo employees were honoured today for their actions during 2016 as part of the City’s 27th

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City Warns Residents About Water Filtration Salespeople

Have you ever answered the door only to have an aggressive salesperson try to sell you a new water filtration system?  The City of Ottawa is again warning residents to be aware of door-to-door salespeople posing as water-quality technicians and

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Exploring The Capital By Bicycle Made Easier By The City Of Ottawa

If you’re looking for a great way to explore the rural areas that surround the Capital, why not try one of the Self Guided Bicycle Tours the City of Ottawa has listed on it’s website? Some urban routes are also

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City Of Ottawa Thanks Flood Volunteers

Ottawa residents have responded in a huge way to help the flood-impacted individuals and families in the West Carleton area.  The weekend sandbag cleanup was completed ahead of schedule, which meant volunteer cleanup wrapped up yesterday – much earlier than

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Volunteers Needed For Sandbag Clean-Up!

An urgent appeal by the City of Ottawa. Volunteers, age 16 and over, are needed to continue the sandbag removal efforts in Fitzroy Harbour, Constance Bay and Dunrobin, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers will be supplied with gloves. Comfortable

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Alta Vista Animal Hospital Part Of Doors Open Ottawa

Doors Open Ottawa has been become quite the institution around these parts, where businesses open their doors for one weekend and show you what goes on behind the scenes.  Its a nice way to check out some of your favorite

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Reminder To Flood Victims About Water Testing And Garbage Pickup

More information for City of Ottawa residents affected by spring flooding. If your well has been affected by flood water, Ottawa Public Health recommends that you do not drink or use the water until it has been tested and found

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City Holds Info Sessions for Those Affected By Flooding

The City of Ottawa is holding a series of information sessions starting today for residents affected by the spring flooding. In attendance will be representatives from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa Public Health, the City of

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Ottawa Information Sessions For Residents Affected By Flooding

The City of Ottawa will host information sessions for residents affected by the spring flooding. In attendance will be representatives from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa Public Health, the City of Ottawa’s Public Works and

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ByWard Market ‘Inspiration Village’ Taking Shape

The city has installed 40 shipping containers on York Street in the ByWard Market, in preparation for an event space that will have free programming all summer. As part of Ottawa 2017, the city is creating a one-block “Inspiration Village,” with free

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Spring Cleaning? Hazardous Waste Dropoff Is This Sunday

  If you’re planning any spring cleaning, here’s something to keep in mind for this weekend.  The City of Ottawa’s first Household Hazardous Waste Depot of the year is happening this Sunday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,

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More Traffic Advisories

A few more traffic notes to be aware of this weekend if you’re traveling to or from the downtown core. The Rideau Canal Skateway change rooms and washroom facilities will be removed on Friday and Saturday so to allow this

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The Sens Mile Isn’t Really A Mile – It’s Not Even A Kilometer

The Ottawa Senator’s are hoping to back the Boston bruins into a corner with another win tonight. On the topic of Ottawa and the NHL play-offs… the Ottawa Sun employs a lot of people with enquiring minds and some of

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How Does Your Internet Speed Stack Up?

The city and the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Registration Authority joined forces this week to launch the Internet Performance Test, for those who might be wondering is their “high-speed” Internet service is regularly stuck in a traffic jam. To participate in

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