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Month: May 2012

Cycling safety and speeding are STEP priorities in June

Ottawa – Cycling safety and speeding are the focus for the City’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) in June as part of its ongoing commitment to keeping Ottawa’s roads safe. Cycling safety In 2010 alone, six cyclists lost their lives and 243 were injured – 12 of them seriously – on Ottawa roads. Speeding Speeding or not slowing down for road and weather conditions, took its toll on Ottawa roads in 2010. It was attributed to 2,833…
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Ottawa Police releases the 2011 Annual Report

Ottawa – This evening, the Police Services Board received the Ottawa Police Service 2011 Annual Report ‘A Year in Review’. The online report provides an overview of police activities and initiatives, as well as preliminary crime and performance statistics for the past year. The Review is a means of reporting progress of our organizational goals related to the 2010-2012 Business Plan to our members, the Police Services Board and the citizens of Ottawa. The 2011…
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Ottawa Police public survey on policing services results

Ottawa – The 2012 Public Survey on Policing Services was released today highlighting satisfaction in the community with the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) and continued public concerns with speeding and aggressive drivers. Consistent with previous surveys, satisfaction with the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is very high; more than four out of five residents (81%) are satisfied, with only four percent being dissatisfied. While this number represents a slight decrease from 2008 (86%), it remains high and comparable to…
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Mayor’s City Builder Award – Peter Runia

Mayor Jim Watson, with College Ward Councillor Rick Chiarelli, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Peter Runia for his outstanding contributions and dedication in his Nepean community and the City of Ottawa. Mr. Runia is a member of the City View Community Association where he served as president for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Federation of Community Associations and at the City View Community Association he was a…
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City’s 2011 financial statements confirm strong position

Ottawa – The 2011 City of Ottawa Consolidated Financial Statements will be considered by the Audit Sub-Committee on May 24, by the Finance and Economic Development Committee on June 5, and by City Council on June 13. Documents released today in advance of those meetings show the City is in a strong financial position that includes higher cash balances, preservation of reserves, manageable debt and a higher accumulated surplus. The City’s credit ratings have also been…
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