BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE CHANGE / CHANGEMENT D’HORAIRE DU BIBLIOBUS

The Bookmobile has a new schedule out starting July 3rd, 2017. Check out the changes below and take advantage of the City’s mobile library! Click here for more information Stop Name Current schedule Schedule effective July 3, 2017 Carlsbad Springs Monday from...

2017 WILD PARSNIP STRATEGY / STRATÉGIE DE 2017 SUR LE PANAIS SAUVAGE

What is Wild Parsnip? Wild Parsnip is an invasive plant that is increasingly common within the City of Ottawa in areas of uncultivated land, roadside ditches, nature trails, as well as on and surrounding rural and residential properties. Wild Parsnip may pose a health...

Number of Lyme disease cases more than tripled in Ottawa

Lyme disease is an important health concern in many parts of Canada and is spread by the bite of blacklegged ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Most people are infected with Lyme disease through the bite of an immature tick called a nymph. Nymphs...

FIND OUT IF YOUR HOUSE IS IN THE 1-IN-100 YEAR FLOOD PLAIN

Here is an interactive map of the 1-in-100 year flood plain. The 1-in-100 year flood plain is the area of land which would be subject to flooding during the 1-in-100 year flood.  There is a 1% chance in any given year of a flood occurring that would meet or exceed the...

2017 WELL WATER STUDY / ÉTUDE DE L’EAU DE PUITS 2017

The City of Ottawa and the United Counties of Prescott and Russell have partnered with South Nation Conservation and Ontario Geological Survey to study groundwater in Eastern Ottawa and Champlain Township. We are looking for volunteers to be part of a groundwater...

CAMP FFIT RETURNS WITH FIREFIGHTER TRAINING FOR YOUNG WOMEN

Camp FFIT Ottawa Fire Services, in partnership with Fire Service Women Ontario, is pleased to announce an application call for Camp FFIT (Female Firefighters in Training) 2017. Young women between the ages of 15 and 19, who meet the application criteria, are invited...