Rural Action / Action Rurale
Grant to be used for local 150th Celebration
Cumberland Ward Councillor Stephen Blais is pleased to announce that the Vars Community Association will receive a $5,000 Rural Community-Building Grant to put towards Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations.
We are truly fortunate to be able to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial birthday, an important day in our nation’s history,” says Blais. “I’m happy to help ensure that rural Canadians are able to hold individual community celebrations.”
Ottawa Rural Clean Water Grants Program to be renewed
Cumberland City Councillor Stephen Blais is proud to support the City’s effort to bring cleaner water to Ottawa’s environment through local businesses and farms.
Volunteers Hard at Work to Launch Drop In Program
Cumberland Ward Councillor Stephen Blais is pleased that older adults over 50 will have an additional place to go starting this fall. A group of volunteers have worked with the City of Ottawa to establish a drop-in centre on Wednesday afternoons in the upstairs hall at the Navan Arena.
Ottawa City Councillor Stephen Blais, Vice Chair of the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, is pleased to celebrate National Nutrition Month. This year’s Nutrition Month slogan is, “Celebrate food…from field to table.”
Emphasizing the importance of the region’s agriculture sector is important for the City of Ottawa.
“Farmers and the agriculture industry provide urban residents with a life-essential resource – food,” says Councillor Blais.