Sesquicentennial Prime Ministers Book Club - Lester B Pearson

7:00 p.m., Monday, June 26, 2017
Room L120, 233 Main Street, Saint Paul University

Dr. Stephen Azzi will be helping us better understand the life and times of Lester B. Pearson, Nobel Prize winner and prime minister in two productive minority governments in the 1960s.

Stephen is associate professor of political management, history, and political science at Carleton University, where he is supervisor of the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management. Stephen holds a PhD from the University of Waterloo and has extensive political experience, having worked for four members of Parliament. He is author of Walter Gordon and the Rise of Canadian Nationalism and Reconcilable Differences: A History of Canada-US Relations.

More details and a picture are included in the event poster.

Capital Ward Open House - June 21, 2017

Capital Ward Open House:
Wednesday, June 21, 7 – 9 p.m.
Immaculata High School (Upper Cafeteria), 140 Main St.

With a number of significant infrastructure projects set to begin in 2017, Councillor David Chernushekno is organizing an open house for residents who wish to view details of final plans and ask questions about designs, anticipated construction timing and impacts.

Topics may include:
- the long-anticipated footbridge over the Rideau Canal connecting the Glebe with Old Ottawa East and South
- the Western Rideau River Pathway, which will connect existing paths and trails from Billings Bridge to the Lees transit station
- changes to bus routes and service related to the opening of light rail service.
- any other topic that residents wish to discuss

Sesquicentennial Prime Ministers Book Club - Sir Robert Borden

7:00 p.m., Monday, May 29, 2017
Room L120, 233 Main Street, Saint Paul University

Greg Donaghy will present the life and times of Sir Robert Borden, prime minister during the trying days of the “Great War.” Greg is Head of the Historical Section and Deputy Director, Policy Research Division, Global Affairs Canada and author of Grit: The Life and Politics of Paul Martin Sr. Grit was a finalist for the 2015 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. This is the third of a series of talks to celebrate Canada’s prime ministers.

More details and a picture are included in the event poster.

Proposed changes to Ottawa's Noise By-Law for special events held at Lansdowne Park

The City of Ottawa is currently undergoing a review of the city’s noise by-law. Included in the document is a proposed option that suggests a change to the noise by-law for special events held at Lansdowne and the Canadian Tire Centre. It is proposed that the by-law be extended from the current 11:00 pm regulation to 1:00 am. You can view the City of Ottawa’s noise by-law discussion paper here.

It is anticipated that a recommendations report will be made available on May 11, 2017, and that it will go before the Community and Protective Services Committee, currently scheduled on May 18, and Ottawa City Council on May 24.

Main Street Construction Newsletter #37

The first Main Street Construction update of 2017 has been published. Check it out on our Main Street Renewal page.

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