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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Environment

Aquaview Park to get 150 new trees for Canada’s 150th Anniversary

Maple Grove, a lasting legacy

Cumberland Ward City Councillor and environmental steward Stephen Blais is happy to announce the Canada 150 Maple Groves project, which has planted 150 trees at Aquaview Park near the Avalon Pond in Orléans.

“I’m thrilled to see that we are able to make this significant environmental contribution,” says Blais. “It’s an investment that will be paying off for many years to come.”

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Infrastructure

Letter from Councillor Blais - Gardenway Sidewalk Update

Dear Neighbour,

Thank you for your continued interest in the Gardenway sidewalk project.

Following the public meeting in March staff at the City of Ottawa have been working hard to take into account the array of feedback we received, particularly the concerns raised by residents who front onto Gardenway.

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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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Environment

Blais joins volunteers and rolls up his sleeves

Cumberland Ward communities participate in Cleaning the Capital

Cumberland City Councillor and environmental steward Stephen Blais joined hundreds of volunteers in Navan and Chaperal as part of the City of Ottawa’s GLAD Cleaning the Capital.

“Volunteerism is an important component to help keep a community strong and vibrant for families,” said Councillor Stephen Blais. “I would like to thank and recognize the tremendous work these volunteers did to help clean-up our community.”

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