CBC Ottawa's Street Talk in Capital Ward on Tuesday, September 23

CBC Ottawa is asking "What would make your neighbourhood a better place?" in anticipation of the upcoming municipal election. On Tuesday, September 23, from 9 to 10 a.m., CBC Ottawa will be in Capital Ward outside the Bridgehead on the corner of Bank and Grove Street. Meet Hallie Cotnam, host of Ottawa Morning on CBC Radio One 91.5 FM where they will be recording audience responses and will broadcast the highlights of #CBCStreetTalk on CBC Radio One's Ottawa Morning and their supper-hour television newscast, CBC News Ottawa at 5, 5:30 & 6.

You are encouraged to take part in one of three ways:
- visit CBC staff on location to have your say
- tweet your thoughts to @CBCottawa using the hashtag #CBCStreetTalk
- post a video response on their CBC Ottawa Facebook page.

Ottawa Food Truck Rally at Saint Paul University - Saturday, September 27

The 2nd Annual Food Truck Rally sponsored by Domicile will take place on September 27th from 4:00 – 8:00pm at Saint Paul University (223 Main Street).

Entry is $10 per person which is directed straight to the scholarship program. All food will be priced at $4 per tasting plate. Kids under 12 are free!
New this year: check out the 4-Wheel Deal which will get you 4 entry bracelets, 4 tasting plates, 2 alcoholic beverages and 2 non-alcoholic beverages…all for $60 (online only).

For all the cyclists, Domicile will be providing free valet bicycle parking just steps away on the site of their upcoming project on Main Street at Oblate Avenue.

Full details available on the event website.

Road closures on Sunday, September 21 due to road race

Please be advised that road closures are scheduled on Sunday, September 21, due to the Canada Army Run. This includes:

Beginning at 7:45 a.m. for the 5km event:
South on Colonel By Drive between Rideau Street and Hawthorne Avenue; east on Hawthorne Avenue between Colonel By Drive and Main Street; south on Main Street between Hawthorne Avenue and Graham Avenue; west on Graham Avenue between Main Street and Echo Drive; north on Echo Drive/Colonel By Drive between Graham Avenue and Pretoria Bridge; west on Pretoria Bridge between Colonel By Drive and Elgin Street; north on Elgin Street between Pretoria Bridge and Catherine Street; east on Catherine Street between Elgin Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway, and north on Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Catherine Street and the Cartier Square Drill Hall.

The half-marathon begins at 9:15 a.m. and closures include:
South on MacKenzie Avenue/Colonel By Drive between St. Patrick Street and Hawthorne Avenue; Hawthorne Avenue/Pretoria Bridge between Colonel By Drive and Queen Elizabeth Driveway; north on Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Pretoria Bridge and the Cartier Square Drill Hall.

For a full map of the route and road closures, please visit the race website here.

Eastern Rideau River multi-use pathway is now closed

The eastern Rideau River multi-use pathway is now closed as of September 15. The western Rideau River multi-use pathway is now re-opened, however, closures on both sides will alternate on a weekly basis until October due to ongoing construction work. Please view the detour map for details.

Reminder: Public meeting for The Regional Group’s proposed plan for the Oblate lands – September 16

The Regional Group will present their proposed plan for the Oblate lands at a public meeting at 7 pm on Tuesday, September 16, at Saint Paul University in the Amphitheatre. All are welcome to attend. Please view the poster for more details.

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