All candidates debate for Ottawa Centre - September 17, 2015

An all candidates debate for Ottawa Centre will be held on Thursday, September 17, at First Baptist Church (140 Laurier Avenue West, at the corner of Elgin Street).

Doors open at 6 p.m., debate is from 7-9 p.m.
Topic: Ottawa Centre Riding – All Candidates Forum
Moderator: Hallie Cotnam of CBC Ottawa

All are welcome to attend.

Rideau River pathway update

The City of Ottawa has advised that the western pathway along the Rideau River is now open, and the eastern pathway is scheduled to close as early as September 8. The eastern pathway closure date is dependent on weather and work progress.

Rideau River pathway update

The closures dates of the eastern and western Rideau River pathways has been revised as outlined below:

· Western pathway – currently closed, scheduled to reopen as early as August 14, 2015

· Eastern pathway – currently open, scheduled to close as early as August 14, 2015 (please note that the western and eastern pathways will not be closed simultaneously)

The western pathway will continue to be detoured via the Lees Avenue overpass and the eastern pathway will be detoured via Vanier Parkway and the new Coventry Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge over Highway 417. These dates are dependent on weather and work progress.

Temporary pathway closures at Hurdman bridge through mid-August

Short duration flagging and intermittent closures will continue to occur on the Rideau River multi-use pathways (near Highway 417) as required through July and August 2015 to complete works on the Hurdman Bridge structure. Furthermore, complete closures of the east and west pathways will occur for approximately 3 weeks, per side, as crews begin to restore and realign the pathways. The west pathway was closed starting July 15, 2015 and the eastern pathway is scheduled to close as early as August 6, 2015. Signage will be on site. The western pathway will be detoured via the Lees Avenue overpass and the eastern pathway will be detoured via Vanier Parkway and the new Coventry Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge over Highway 417.

Please note that these dates are dependent on weather and work progress; we will continue to provide updates as they become available.
For further information please visit the Confederation Line web site.

Support your farmer's market at its temporary location at the Nature Museum!

The Main Street Farmer's Market, temporarily relocated during the Main Street reconstruction, is struggling at its new location in front of the Museum of Nature. Please stop by and support your local market on Saturdays between 9am and 2pm, at 240 McLeod Street in front of the Museum of Nature. You can read more stories from CBC and The Ottawa Citizen about the downturn in business affecting local farmer's markets.

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