Brantwood and Springhurst Park Clean-up: October 5 and 12

Everyone is encouraged to help out during the annual clean-up of our local parks. Details are below:

Brantwood Park clean up - October 5
10:00 a.m. - noon, meet at Brantwood Park field house, 39 Onslow Crescent
Please bring gloves, bags will be provided

Springhurst Park clean up - October 12
10:00 a.m. - noon, meet at the basketball court
Please bring gloves, bags will be provided

Traffic Advisory for Colonel By Drive beginning September 23

Rehabilitation work to the retaining walls located along Colonel By Drive, between Echo Drive near Bank Street and Clegg Street, will begin Monday, September 23, 2013. This work will continue until the end of November 2013. During the work period, the lanes of Colonel By Drive, in both directions, will be narrowed at all times. Traffic cones and directional signage will be on site to direct traffic and to ensure worker safety. There may also be temporary closures of the northbound lane, outside peak hours and without advanced notice, to facilitate the movement of equipment for the work.

OOE Children's Garden part of Sustainability Tour of Ottawa - September 14

The Children's Garden has been selected as one of 10 sites across the city showcasing themes of sustainability in the Ottawa Sustainability Tour this Saturday (September 14). The garden will be illustrating the theme of food. Below are more details:

Date: Saturday September 14th
Time: 8:30am start
Location: Richelieu Park, Vanier

Update on University of Ottawa's football home opener on September 7

The OECA has received the following update from the University of Ottawa regarding their home opener football game on September 7 to be held at the new stadium on Lees Avenue:

“We have received permission from the Rideau Conservation Authority to put portapotties and handwashing stations behind the bleachers. We will have security personnel monitoring this area on game days to ensure no one is blocking the bike path. In addition, they will be emptied every Monday after a game and will be locked up to ensure there is no vandalism between games.

Main Street environmental assessment completed

The City of Ottawa has completed an Environmental Assessment of the Main Street renewal project. For more information about reviewing the Environmental Study Report (ESR), please read this document from city staff (l'avis en français).


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