Sledding hills are open
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Jan 11, 2013  |  Vote 0    0

Sledding hills are open

Ottawa East News

The City of Ottawa has opened 56 approved sledding hills.

Outdoors enthusiasts are invited to sled while weather and hill conditions permit, and to remember to make safety your top priority. 

Enjoy this wonderful winter activity in our community at Walter Baker Park, Ricky Place Park, and Bridlewood Park. For safety tips please visit

City Accepting Student Applications for Summer Employment

Students interested in summer employment with the City of Ottawa can now apply online.

The Summer Student Employment Program is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience and insight into today’s workforce, discover a career path, and enhance academic goals.

For more information visit

Applications accepted until Thursday, Feb. 7.

Winter Operations

City staff has been working around the clock to make sure that our streets and sidewalks are being maintained to safe standards.

They have been out removing snow, and clearing the ice build-up on catch basins and fire hydrants in our community.

Residents can help keep our community safe by making sure that catch basins and fire hydrants remain free of snow and ice.

First Aid Training Courses Available

The Ottawa Paramedic Service is offering a variety of first aid training courses. Classes are held at OPS headquarters at 2465 Don Reid Dr. View their full schedule at

Upcoming Events

  • Jan. 19: Residents are invited to share their ideas about the future of Ottawa’s waste at one of the city’s four recycling and waste fairs on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to come and share their ideas while enjoying a complementary pancake breakfast (while supplies last). Please come out to the Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr., and share your thoughts and ideas.
  • Jan. 26: Elizabeth Manley and a number of her talented friends are performing a spectacular skating show at Scotiabank Place. A portion of the proceeds will go to Do it for Daron and the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa. For tickets, please visit

Councillor’s Newsletter

We are preparing a quarterly e-newsletter to keep residents informed on activities in the ward and at city hall.
To be added to the recipient list, please email my office or visit my website.

Working for Kanata South

It is my privilege to serve as your councillor and to be a strong voice for you and your family at city hall. Please feel free to contact my office with any concerns or comments, by phone: 613-580-2752, or by email: You can also visit my website for more information: or follow me on Twitter: @AllanHubley_23.

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