Rural Connections - July

Rural Association Partnership Program

  • If you are an Ottawa organization operating a rural fair, a farmers’ market or a rural business organization such as a Chamber of Commerce or Business Improvement Areas, you may be eligible for funding of up to $7,500 through the City of Ottawa’s Rural Association Partnership Program (RAPP).
  • The second-round of RAPP funding is now available with applications being accepted until Friday, August 19 at 4 pm.

The objectives of the RAPP are:

Dunning Road Work

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, July 29, 2016 - 4:00pm

ROAD WORK NOTICE: DUNNING ROAD - began this morning, scheduled to continue until July 29 - resurfacing and sidewalk repairs and replacement from Old Montreal to Wilhaven. Road will frequently be reduced to just one lane - you'll have to leave a little earlier if you use Dunning for your morning commute. Please watch for road crews, and remember fines are double for speeding in a construction zone with crews present.

Wild Parsnip Coverage Map, Photos, Information

Attached you will find a map of the city noting wild parsnip infestation, ranging from spotty to heavy in patches throughout the Cumberland Village area. This is a dangerous plant that can cause long term issues. Some information from http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/water-and-environment/plants-and-animals/w... is below. Please visit the city website for more information on the City strategy for dealing with it, reporting it, and for additional health and safety information regarding it.

Draft Community Design Principles - Community Planning

Update on community planning

CCA is working on guidelines for long-term development in Cumberland. This project is an extension of the Community Vision exercise (2008-2011) and the Updated Secondary Plan for Cumberland Village (2011).

Through the planning exercises, Cumberland residents told us they are proud of where they live, value nature and the outdoors and the small-town pace of life. At the same time, new commercial and residential growth would help make our village more sustainable.

Ottawa 2017 seeks 2017 volunteers for sesquicentennial celebrations / Ottawa 2017 à la recherche de 2017 bénévoles pour les célébrations du 150e anniversaire du Canada

For immediate release April 19, 2016

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, invite Ottawa residents to become volunteers for Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations in the nation’s capital.

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