Vaccine Passports

With the start of in-person learning and the rise of COVID-19 cases, I have written to the Premier to advocate…

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Automated speed enforcement – coming soon

Automated speed enforcement, commonly known as photo radar, is coming soon to Ottawa streets. These signs serve as an early…

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City plans for enhanced road safety

Councillor Stephen Blais and Mayor Jim Watson announced a new plan that, pending Council approval, will direct City resources to improve safety for all users on Ottawa roads.

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Blais delivers new Orléans fire station

Stephen is pleased to announce a new Fire Station, located on Portobello Blvd. (beside the expanded Francois Dupuis Recreation Centre) is now open.

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Blais secures new school crossing guards for Summerside PS

Stephen Blais is proud to announce that students of Summerside Public School will be able to get to school safer this year with the addition of a new Adult Crossing Guard.

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

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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Cumberland gets major investments in pedestrian & cycling infrastructure

Orléans & Cumberland residents will benefit from nearly $5 million of investment in cycling and pedestrian infrastructure as three separate projects in Cumberland Ward are about to begin construction.

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Blais brings major safety improvement to Millennium Park

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

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Construction begins on $7 million fire station

Blais delivers major safety improvement for Orléans. Built on City owned land and constructed to a LEED Silver standard the building demonstrates Ottawa’s commitment to both energy efficiency and fiscal restraint.

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