Naming 'Foot Guards Park' with members of the Governor General's Foot Guards and Mayor Watson.
The Governor General's Foot Guards descended on Barrhaven for the opening of Foot Guards Park
Celebrating the official naming of 'Gus Este Park' in Barrhaven after local Korean War Veteran and volunteer Gus Este
Thanks to the Xicheng District of Beijing and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China for the donation of two stone guardian lions to Water Dragon Park in Barrhaven.
Doors Open Ottawa Launch, May 28, 2013
At the announcement of Accessibility Funding for Fred Barrett Arena to ensure that all residents can have access to this community recreation facility.
With actor Adam Beech and Mayor Watson on the set of 'Crook' being filled in Ward 22.
With Governor General David Johnston celebrating the Official Opening of Diamond Jubilee Park in Findlay Creek
Laying a wreath at Brian Good Avenue in Riverside South in recognition of Trooper Good's sacrifice
Being presented by Mayor Watson with a City of Ottawa population sign reflecting the arrival of my twins!
Raising the flag of India at City Hall with India High Commissioner S.M. Gavai in honour of the Independence Day of India
With Mayor Watson presenting U.S. Ambassador David Jacobson and his family with a commemorative framed photo in honour of American Independence Day
Honoured to present a plaque commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the opening of the Chateau Laurier to Mr. Claude Sauve, the famous hotel's General Manager.
With Max Keeping at the Giant Tiger Bells Corners fundraiser for the Children's Wish Foundation
Helping out at McHappy Day at McDonalds on Fallowfield Road in Barrhaven
Signing the Olympic Flag with students from Ecole elementaire Jean-Robert-Gauthier.
With Mayor Watson trying out some of the equipment on display at the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (OLRT) Trade Show.
Dropping the puck with Mayor Watson at the Hockey Day in Canada celebrations in Riverside South.
At the 'Hail to the Chief' Charity Fundraiser in support of Project s.t.e.p. and in recognition of Chief White's service to our community.
At the groundbreaking of the new Carsons Road Development. This project will provide 26 new residential units for families in need through OCH.
Mayor Jim Watson and Deputy Mayor Steve Desroches with Giordano from St. Jerome Elementary School, winner of the annual Christmas Card contest for 2011.
With Bob Hodgins, Smart about Salt; Tony DiGiovanni, Landscape Ontario; and Dean Karakasis, BOMA after a successful Smart About Salt Summit.
Grand Opening of the new Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence.
Cutting the ribbon at the Grand Opening of the new Future Shop location in Barrhaven
At the official opening of Limebank Road, no longer one of Ontario's Worst Roads.
Home Based Business Guide Hits the Shelves
Honoured to meet Astronault Steve MacLean
At the new Ottawa Convention Centre
Celebrating the start of constructon on the Southwest Transitway
Announcing the upgrades to Earl Armstrong Road
Fall 2014 OC Transpo Service Improvements for Ward 22I am pleased to share with you the OC Transpo service improvements coming this fall for residents in Ward 22. Residents will be happy to see that the frequency of service will be increased by adding trips to Routes 94, 99 and 144 as part of OC Transpo’s fall service improvements. The improvements are being made in order to…Written on Thursday, 21 August 2014 14:50 in Latest
O-Train temporarily replaced by Route 107 this weekendO-Train temporarily replaced by Route 107 this weekend Ottawa – O-Train service will be replaced by bus Route 107 on Saturday, August 23, and Sunday, August 24, in order to complete signal work necessary for the O-Train Expansion Project. This work is an important part of the expansion project which is required to build and maintain a safe…Written on Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:17 in Latest
Independence Day of India CelebrationsIt was my honour to once again host the Independence Day of India flag raising celebration this morning at Ottawa City Hall. Many residents came out to join us on this overcast morning to raise the India flag on this their 68th Anniversary of Independence. Thank you to Jagdeep Perhar, Barrhaven resident and India Canada Association President for coordinating the…Written on Friday, 15 August 2014 12:00 in Latest
Free family fun this weekend at Lansdowne ParkFree family fun this weekend at Lansdowne Park Ottawa – The party at Lansdowne Park is only a few days away! Residents and families will want to join the celebration on Saturday, August 16, as the City hosts a community picnic and fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free and there will be an incredible…Written on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 15:09 in News
Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge Commemorative RibbonsIf you would like to receive a ribbon commemorating the official opening of the Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge, please contact my office at (613) 580 2751 or by email at steve.desroches@ottawa. I am currently compiling a collection of photos of this historic day to share with the City of Ottawa Archives. If you have any photos of the opening celebration of the…Written on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 12:39 in Bridge
Fall and Winter Recreation ProgramsRegistration for the City of Ottawa’s 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Recreation programs will begin this week under the following schedule: Swimming and Aquafitness - Online/Touch Tone 9 pm August 11. - In person August 12 during business hours Other programs - Online/Touch Tone 9 pm August 13 - In person August 14 during business hours For details on registration dates,…Written on Monday, 11 August 2014 13:31 in Latest
Enbridge Gas Pipeline Installation (Prince of Wales Dr/Strandherd Dr)Enbridge Gas Distribution is installing a new eight-inch steel natural gas pipeline in Ottawa to meet the growing demand for natural gas in the Riverside and Barrhaven areas. The natural gas pipeline will run along Prince of Wales Dr and Strandherd Dr and will connect two existing lines. The new pipeline route is shown in the map below. This project…Written on Thursday, 07 August 2014 13:40 in Latest