World-class athletes to local heroes will be taking part in Tamarack Race Weekend, attracting a large number of participants and spectators, to cheers them on. Racing begins late Saturday afternoon with the 2K run at 3 p.m., 5K run at 4 p.m. and 10K race at 6:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, June 11
Time: 8am -2pm
Location: Minto Park, 315 Elgin Street
Join us for a community yard sale with over 80 tables of household items, crafts, plants and artwork.
You can learn more on ottawa.ca/patioreview about how patios are currently regulated through a broader existing by-law, what the objectives of this patio by-law review are and how to submit feedback about the subjects under review.
Last week, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) cut down six healthy 30-year-old trees. PSAC did this work with permits issued from the City of Ottawa’s Forestry Services Branch. The neighbourhood reacted with shock and disappointment.
Downtown trees are precious. They provide shade, clean air and biodiversity. They provide a level of traffic calming on busy urban streets. Studies show that greener urban areas encourage more healthy social interaction and trees have been proven to deter graffiti and violent crime.
“I really do feel that there is too much parking that is proposed,” McKenney said.