Public to have say as ‘sanctuary city’ lands on city hall’s political agenda

119219-councillor-catherine-mckenney-at-city-hall-council-meA councillor’s report on Ottawa becoming a “sanctuary city” has created the opportunity for the public to tell politicians what they think during a committee meeting next week.

As promised, Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney wrote a report about sanctuary cities and the document is on the community and protective services agenda for a meeting next Thursday. … Read more…

Queen Street, between Kent Street and Lyon Street, closed beginning Monday

construction-signage-246x246Queen Street will be closed between Lyon Street and Kent Street beginning Monday, March 20 at 6 a.m., due to construction work. Local vehicle access will be maintained. The closure is expected to be in place until the end of June.

Pedestrian access will not be affected by the construction and access to businesses will be maintained. Vehicles will still have access to parking facilities at Place de Ville and the Delta Hotel. Signed detours will be in place, and there will be no changes to OC Transpo routes or stops. There will be no on-street parking during construction.