Infrastructure

Orléans, Cumberland to be linked by new bike, walking paths

Stephen Blais leans over the handlebars of his bike and looks to the south, where a crew of construction workers is turning a strip of grass along a hydro corridor in the Avalon subdivision into a new multi-use path.

Joggers, cyclists, in-line skaters, dog walkers and folks out for an evening stroll will soon be able to choose it to get from Innes Road to the southern edge of Ottawa’s urban boundary without stepping foot on a busy arterial road.

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Infrastructure

$5 Million Expansion at François Dupuis Recreation Centre Now Open

New addition opens new possibilities

Cumberland Ward City Councillor Stephen Blais, alongside Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, celebrated the opening of a $5 Million expansion to the François Dupuis Recreation Centre

“I’m really happy to be standing here today to open the FDRC Expansion,” says Blais. “It’s been a project I’ve worked closely on since its inception, and is going to bring tremendous value to an already stellar facility.”

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Infrastructure

New Cycle Option to Connect Cumberland Village with Orléans

Paved shoulders provide safer option for cyclists

Today, Cumberland Councillor Stephen Blais and Francis Drouin, MP (Glengarry-Prescott-Russell) announced $1.89 million to build a cycling connection between Orléans and Cumberland Village.

“Rural Cumberland is a beautiful environment for a range of recreational activities,” says Blais. “This investment will allow us to create a connection allowing Cumberland residents to easily access Orléans, and expose Orléans residents to the beautiful environment and amazing small businesses in Cumberland village.”

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Safety / Sécurité

Blais brings major safety improvement to Millennium Park

Local sports facility gets two defibrillators

Cumberland City Councillor and amateur sports champion Stephen Blais has secured the Installation of two automated external defribillators (AED) at Millennium Park in time for the new upcoming summer sports season.

“I am incredibly happy to bring these two AEDs to Millennium Park,” says Councillor Stephen Blais. “These devices can save lives, and that’s something I know first-hand.”

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Light Rail / Train Léger

LRT TO ORLÉANS CHUGGING ALONG

LRT TO ORLÉANS CHUGGING ALONG

Dear Friends,

Today, I was very pleased to join Mayor Jim Watson in announcing the City of Ottawa’s plans to move forward with Stage 2 of our Light Rail Transit project, which will connect Ottawa; East, West and South together.

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