OC Transpo

Blais Champions Improvements for Orléans Bus Commuters

As a member of the City of Ottawa’s Transit Commission, Councillor Stephen Blais is pleased to announce that he is moving forward on more of his campaign promises - to provide better service for express pass bus riders across Ottawa.

During the busiest hour of the morning and afternoon peak periods most trips on express routes will operate with articulated buses. With this increase in capacity OC Transpo will be able to ensure a more comfortable commute for more Orléans residents.

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Garbage and Recycling

Blais Awards School for Green Bin Participation

Blais Awards School for Green Bin Participation

Cumberland Councillor Stephen Blais together with Orléans Councillor Bob Monette presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the students of Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Elementary School in Orléans for participating in the Green Bin Program.

“Waste diversion is important and fiscally responsible for our City. By incorporating our schools into the Green Bin Program, we hope to improve our diversion rates and educate the youth of the value of using the Green bin,” says Councillor Blais.

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Infrastructure

TRIM ROAD WIDENING SET TO BEGIN

TRIM ROAD WIDENING SET TO BEGIN

Cumberland City Councillor Stephen Blais today announced that construction on the long awaited widening of Trim Road is scheduled to begin.

"Trim Road widening has been a long time coming," says Councillor Blais. "This project will reduce commute times and allow our neighbours to spend more time with their families."

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Community Engagement

Former St. Peter student receives funds to continue education

Former St. Peter student receives funds to continue education

Cumberland Ward Councillor Stephen Blais is pleased to announce that former St. Peter Catholic High School student Carley Stewart is this year’s recipient of the Stephen Blais Bursary at Carleton University.

“I am very grateful to Stephen Blais for establishing this bursary as an opportunity for students to pursue higher education,” says Stewart. “This money has allowed me to achieve my academic goals for my first year of university.”

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Community Engagement

City Declares February 8 as Toque Tuesday in Ottawa

The City of Ottawa has declared Tuesday, February 8, 2011 as Toque Tuesday in Ottawa.

Raising the Roof, a national campaign in its 14th year, aims to raise awareness of homelessness through its toque program. Half a million toques have been sold in Canada since the program began.

“Despite the great wealth of our community every day there are thousands of youth, adults, seniors and whole families without a place to call home,” says Cumberland Councillor Stephen Blais. “Toque Tuesday is a day to raise awareness about homelessness and to find solutions to help people keep a roof over their head.”

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