Leadership

Amazon in Cumberland

AMAZON TO CREATE MORE THAN 600 FULL-TIME JOBS IN CARLSBAD SPRINGS

Years of groundwork leads to massive investment in Cumberland Ward

For some time the City of Ottawa has been working to attract jobs to east Ottawa.

In 2015, in order to encourage economic development, the City approved Official Plan Amendment 153 to extend the Carlsbad trickle feed water system to the Boundary Road rural industrial area.

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Parks

CONCEPT FOR MASSIVE NEW PARK AT FDRC

CONCEPTS FOR MASSIVE NEW PARK AT FDRC

The City owns 19 hectares (47 acres) of land beside the François Dupuis Recreation Centre. This land is NOT currently designated for any future use.

Instead of allowing it to be developed into a thousand new homes, Councillor Blais would like to use the lands to build a major new park for the residents of Cumberland Ward.

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Parks

SIX RUNS FOR FDRC

SIX RUNS FOR FDRC

The City is preparing to break ground on a combination of soccer fields and a cricket pitch at the François Dupuis Recreation Centre.

CRICKET?🏏 ... REALLY?

  1. Cricket was Canada's first official sport
    In 1867, John A. MacDonald declared cricket Canada's first official sport. Lacrosse was appointed as the national sport a year and half later.
  2. Cricket is Canada's fastest growing sport
    There has been an explosion of interest in cricket in Canada. The sport's biggest challenge used to be lack of interest — its biggest challenge now is finding enough space to practice and play.
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Infrastructure, Rural Action

MAJOR RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN 2018

Since 2014 the City of Ottawa has invested more in infrastrcuture renewal per kilometer of rural road in the rural areas of Cumberland Ward than in any other rural ward in the City.

The City has recently awarded the contracts for some major infrastructur rehabilitation projects in rural Cumberland Ward.

The following road works will take place this summer. Please note these tentative timelines have been provided subject to change.

Wilhaven Dr - Cox Country Rd to Sarsfield Rd - July 03 to Aug 27

Dunning Rd - Colonial Rd to French Hill Rd - July 16 to Sept 17

Dunning Rd - Innes Rd to Wilhaven Dr - July 23 to Aug 23

Renaud Rd - 150m East of Anderson Rd to 115m West of North Bend - Aug 15 to Sept 26

McNeely Rd - 920m South of Magladry Rd to Golf Course Rd - Aug 22 to Sept 12

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Parks

Don Boudria Park

BLAIS HONOURS DON BOUDRIA

Major new park in Avalon Encore proposed to be named for legendary east-end leader

Stephen is proud to propose naming a new and noteworthy community park in Avalon Encore in honour of long time east-end leader, the Honourable Don Boudria, P.C.

“From his time on Cumberland Town Council, Queen’s Park, Parliament Hill and in Cabinet, Mr. Boudria has been a tireless champion for our community,” says Councillor Blais. “The Don Boudria story is uniquely Canadian - from humble beginnings to lofty heights as a result of hard work, integrity and persistence.”

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