Archive for October, 2011

New digital billboards questionnaire.

October 31st, 2011 1 comment

31 October 2011

Re:   November 2011 Digital Billboards Questionnaire

Dear residents,

Thank you for participating in the spring 2011 digital billboards questionnaire at
Based on your feedback, modifications have been made to the operation of the three digital billboard pilot
project signs. Starting November 1, 2011, the following changes will be in effect: Read more...

Police seek public’s help with Carlington assault.

October 30th, 2011 Comments off
Ottawa Citizen October 30, 2011
A man was sent to hospital with a serious head injury on Friday night after a dispute broke out inside a six-storey apartment building in Carlington. Read more...

Trick or swin.

October 30th, 2011 Comments off

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Just in time for Halloween, the City of Ottawa offers Trick or Swim! discounted tickets for leisure swims at City pools. The tickets, at $10 for 10 tickets, are a great deal that can be handed out to Halloween trick ‘r treaters as a healthy and fun alternative to candy.

The tickets, for children and youth ages 3 to 15, can be purchased in packets of 10 at City of Ottawa swimming pools and are valid from November 1 to the end of December, 2011.

Turnbull School launches 16th annual United Way campaign.

October 29th, 2011 Comments off

Turnbull School United Way campaign. Turnbull School launched its United Way campaign on Oct. 13 with dances and skits performed by junior and senior students. Kristy Wallace

Students as young as six years old were encouraged to change the world at Turnbull School’s United Way Campaign launch on Oct. 13. Read more...

Kirkwood Ave. to remain closed into December.

October 29th, 2011 Comments off

Ottawa This Week staff  Oct 28, 2011 - 1:03 PM

Kirkwood Ave. northbound under Highway 417 between the eastbound and westbound Carling Ave. will remain closed into early December. The street is being closed due to the installation of the large diameter watermain, new hydro ducts and local sanitary and storm sewers. Read more...

City seeks input on long-term waste management plan.

October 20th, 2011 Comments off

EMC News - The City of Ottawa is seeking public input on the development of a 30-year plan to manage and minimize waste. Read more...

Consultations on expansion of the smoke-free bylaws.

October 19th, 2011 2 comments

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Ottawa- Following the Ottawa Board of Health’s request that Ottawa Public Health (OPH) conduct public consultations on the expansion of the City of Ottawa’s smoke-free by-laws, OPH has developed a comprehensive consultation plan which will run from October 18, 2011 to January 20, 2012. Read more...