Herongate apartment plan draws ire

As Alta Vista Coun. Jean Cloutier, left, looks on as longtime Alta Vista resident Dirk de Vos airs his concerns to more than 70 people at a Sept. 27 meeting on proposed plans to construct a 340-unit rental apartment complex at the corner of Heron Road and Sandalwood Drive.

Street safety

Residents along Emond Street are tired of speeding and criminal activity taking place on what they feel is a great little Vanier street. Residents have been asking to make the street closed off to Montreal Road traffic to reduce problems along the road.

Fern Casey Street

Fern Casey holds the street sign showing the newly named street in Innes Ward in her honour. The street signs were placed by city staff on Sept. 29.

City on track to garner $22 million in surplus land sales for this council

The sale of two pieces of surplus land will net the city $5.8 million this year, said Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson. Wilkinson, who’s on the board of the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation – the city’s realty arm, updated council on Sept. 28.

City strikes deal with deal with 6,300 CUPE employees

The city announced Sept. 28 that it had ratified a collective agreement with CUPE local 503. The union is the city’s largest, and represents 6,300 employees – referred to as inside/outside workers – in various departments.

Borrisokane Road

Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder and members of founding Barrhaven families stand under the brand new sign for Borrisokane Road - formerly a section of Cedarview Road - after a renaming ceremony on Sept. 28. The road is named after Borrisokane, in County Tipperary, Ireland, where many of Barrhaven's founding families originated.

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