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  • September 12, 2021

    There was a strong resident turnout for the Community Information Session hosted by the City of Ottawa on Thursday, September 9 regarding the 26-storey tower proposed for the corner Montreal and Blair Roads.

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  • August 27, 2021

    The City is developing a Climate Resiliency Strategy to address Ottawa’s vulnerability to climate change and identify strategies for adaptation and mitigation, the City is developing a Climate Resiliency Strategy. ...

  • August 25, 2021

    The National Capital Commission (NCC) is in the early stages of developing a Plan to re-envision a linear park along the Ottawa Riverfront’s SGEC corridor, with consideration for environmental protection and management while creating...

  • August 24, 2021

    The City of Ottawa operates several one-day Household Hazardous Waste Depots throughout the year.

    Depot hours are 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. The next Depots are:

    Sunday, ...

  • August 12, 2021

    Thursday, September 9, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8 pm via Zoom

    The City of Ottawa is hosting a Community Information and Comment Session regarding the Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Application for a...

  • July 6, 2021

    Re: 26-Storey Development Application at Montreal Road and Blair Road

    The following letter to residents has been circulated in hard copy by the office of Ward Councillor Tim Tierney, and by email from the RHPOA...

  •      Renderings: Roderick Lahey Architects Inc.

    June 23, 2021

    As recently reported, a 26-storey residential / mixed use development has been proposed for the northeast corner of Blair and Montreal Roads. Current zoning at this location allows for a maximum of 9 storeys. The...

  • May 23, 2021

    The RHPOA has learned from Councillor Tierney of a 26-storey residential development proposed for the northeast corner of Blair and Montreal Roads, on the combined properties currently identified as 1649 Montreal Road...

  • Left: Light colored Egg Masses on tree trunk. (Brown shapes are last year's pupae) Right: Removal technique.

    April 16, 2021

    Gypsy moth egg masses have been found on trees in our neighbourhood.

    When sightings were reported in Ottawa last year, we remained hopeful that these highly destructive and invasive pests—which pose a significant threat to trees—...

  • April 10, 2021

    Although they prefer to avoid humans, coyote sightings in and around Ottawa are not uncommon, particularly near the Ottawa River.  The animals pose little risk to humans.

    To reduce the risk even further, the National Capital...

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