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Rasha Yacob receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Gloucester-Southgate Ward Councillor Diane Deans presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Rasha Yacob at City Council today, in recognition of her efforts to make her community welcoming and safe. Known to many in Albion-Heatherington as Auntie Rasha, Ms. Yacob has tirelessly volunteered to improve the community over the past eight years. She leads many initiatives including BBQs, potlucks, community gardens and Cuts for Kids, a program that gives[…]

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Seniors can ride OC Transpo at no-charge on Sundays!

I am proud to honour another yet campaign promise: as of July 7, OC transpo service on Sundays will be at no-charge for seniors, in addition to no-charge Wednesdays.

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Flora Footbridge completed ahead of schedule, to open this weekend

Ottawa – Residents can plan for a brand-new way to walk or bike across the Rideau Canal starting this weekend, as the Flora Footbridge is set to open ahead of schedule. Later this week, this new pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the canal will be open to the public, connecting Clegg Street in Old Ottawa East to Fifth Avenue at Queen Elizabeth Drive in the Glebe. The good news was shared today at an event[…]

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