Community News Archive - June 2010

BUSINESS | 2010-06-01
Starting a Home-based Business, Barrhaven
Information Sessions, Ruth E. Dickinson Library, 100 Malvern. Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., June 10 & 17. Call 613-580-2424 x32140.

NEWS | 2010-06-01
Celebrate Environment Week with the City of Ottawa
May 30 to June 5, 2010 is Environment Week across Canada, with this year’s theme “Embracing Life on Earth.”

HEALTH | 2010-06-01
Easy-to-understand health index tool shows air quality counts
Mayor Larry O’Brien and the Medical Officers of Health for Ottawa Public Health and Santé publique de l’Outaouais will be assisting local elementary school children and seniors in promoting the new Air Quality Health Index in our region.

NEWS | 2010-06-01
One-day depot for household hazardous waste June 6
The City of Ottawa is hosting a one-day household hazardous waste collection depot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Sunday, June 6 at 3354 Navan Road, south of Innes Road.

NEWS | 2010-06-01
OC Transpo employees honoured for putting safety first
OC Transpo bus operator Paolo Paz is the 2009 TRANSECURE Employee of the Year. He is being honoured for his role in assisting a fellow motorist injured in a hit and run.

Bon Appetit Ottawa offers the "Final Helping"
Bon Appetit Ottawa will present the proceeds of its May 4, 2010 culinary event to 22 local charities at a reception on Monday, June 7 at Restaurant International, Algonquin College, 1385 Woodroffe Avenue.

NEWS | 2010-06-01
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board released its draft $731.1M budget
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board released its draft $731.1M budget for 2010-2011 at the May 31 Budget Committee meeting.

NEWS | 2010-06-01
Alex Getty Memorial Grove Unveiled June 3 at 10:30 a.m.
Alex Getty was known for his smile, his humour, his belief in the power of Public education, and his commitment to family and community.

NEWS | 2010-06-01
How do you celebrate 111 years of community education – you invite the students, alumni, parents, neighbours, family, friends, and community partners to a day of family fun.

NEWS | 2010-06-01
Talking to your Teen
Teens driving their parents crazy is not new but it is a challenging and confusing time for both parents and teens.

Capital Hoedown
Concert International announced the entertainment lineup for Capital Hoedown!

Environment Week Film Festival, June 2-6 at Canadian Museum of Nature
Environment Week Film Festival runs June 2-6 at Canadian Museum of Nature. Celebrate Canadian Environment Week through 20 thought-provoking documentaries. $10 for Wed, Thurs and Fri evenings. Free with museum admission on the weekend. 240 McLeod Street.

Charity Screening of Serenity and Dr. Horrible
Join us for an afternoon of movies, raffles, auctions and door prizes to raise funds for Equality Now and iSisters!

NEWS | 2010-06-02
Ottawa Councillor re-elected to serve on FCM board of directors
Ottawa continues to have a voice at the table at Canada’s premiere forum for municipal issues.

NEWS | 2010-06-02
Doors Open Ottawa: ‘It’s like giving a key to the city to every resident’
One of the Capital's most impressive heritage buildings provided an apt backdrop to this morning’s launch of Doors Open Ottawa.

NEWS | 2010-06-02
Third annual Equity and Diversity Awards for City staff
City Manager, Kent Kirkpatrick and Councillor Diane Deans will present the winners of this year’s Equity and Diversity Award at the Community and Protective Services Committee meeting

HEALTH | 2010-06-02
Ottawa and Gatineau promote easy-to-use Air Quality Health Index
Ottawa Public Health and Santé publique de l’Outaouais are partnering to promote an easy-to-use health index tool that helps people to understand what the air quality means to their health – the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI).

HEALTH | 2010-06-02
OC Transpo: Transit use helps the environment 52 weeks each year
Using public transit is a smart choice– not just on Clean Air Day or during Environment Week, but every day, year-round.

NEWS | 2010-06-02
Groundbreaking for first LEED fire station in Ottawa
Mayor Larry O’Brien, Councillors Diane Deans and Shad Qadri, and Chief John deHooge will be putting the first shovels in the ground to begin construction on Ottawa’s first fire station to be silver level LEED – Leadership Energy Efficient Design.

ARTS | 2010-06-02
The Black and White Opera Soirée will be retired by Opera Lyra and the National Arts Centre
The National Arts Centre (NAC) and Opera Lyra Ottawa (OLO) are proud of their longstanding artistic relationship.

ARTS | 2010-06-02
NAC's 2010 Summer Music Institute to offer multiple public performances from June 12 to June 29
The 12th edition of the National Arts Centre’s Summer Music Institute (SMI) will take place from June 12 to 29.

ARTS | 2010-06-02
Yannick Nézet-Séguin to conduct the NAC Orchestra and Orchestre Métropolitain in Ottawa and Montreal
When the National Arts Centre Orchestra performs Gustav Mahler’s magnificent Symphony No. 8 “Symphony of a Thousand” for the first time in its 40-year history, it will be joined onstage by Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain – another auspicious ‘first.’

NCC Celebrates 100 Years of Girl Guides of Canada
The National Capital Commission (NCC) will mark the 100th anniversary of the Girl Guides of Canada with the members of the 12th Ottawa Guiding Unit.

BUSINESS | 2010-06-03
Drupal in Government Showcase
OpenConcept Consulting is pleased to be sponsoring the June 15th Drupal in Government Showcase at the Ottawa Public Library. At least three government departments will be presenting their use of the Drupal CMS.

NEWS | 2010-06-03
City unveils new parking technology
The City of Ottawa today unveiled the first of more than 600 new Pay and Display machines that will replace parking meters across the city.

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