Archive | July, 2020

The Councillor and the BIA: peace in our time

In June, the business association requested that Menard be removed from its board of directors, stating that the arrangement was “not working in the best interests of our members.” The catalyst for this unusual move was Menard’s unsuccessful proposal to dedicate one lane of Bank Street between Third and Glebe Avenues to walkers and bikers during the pandemic.

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The Bank Street Bridge – a call to action

As we continue to deal with COVID-19, the relationship between cars, cyclists and pedestrians in our neighbourhoods has been brought into sharper focus.

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What’s missing in this foundation repair?

Here’s the scenario: For some reason, the foundation of this house needed to be repaired – perhaps it was leaking, perhaps it had settled unevenly.

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Library offers one-on-one consultation

The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is excited to announce Library 1:1, a service offering individualized help in using the library from one of OPL’s dedicated librarians or information experts. OPL staff will provide a 30-minute tutorial by phone or video chat to help you navigate its vast collections and resources.

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