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.
Ward 22 Breakfast Meeting with Mayor Watson and Community Leaders on Friday, April 20th, 2012
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
At the Groundbreaking of the Southwest Transitway
New lights at Chapman Mills Dr and Chapman Mills Drive good news for residents of BarrhavenMarch 4, 2014 – BARRHAVEN –Councillor Steve Desroches is pleased to announce that the first stage of the improvements to Chapman Mills Drive has been completed with the installation and activation of the traffic lights at the intersection of Chapman Mills Drive and Beatrice Drive. Councillor Desroches has worked with the City of Ottawa and local residents to…Written on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 09:07 in Latest
New Cell Tower to Improve Coverage Reliability in Riverside SouthMy office has been advised of a proposal from Telus Telecommunications for a new cell tower to be constructed adjacent to the fire station on Earl Armstrong Road in the Riverside South community (910 Earl Armstrong Road). This application is in response to the demand that Telus has received to improve wireless communications coverage for residents in the area. I…Written on Friday, 28 February 2014 08:48 in Latest
Deputy Mayor speak about Ottawa Infrastructure at Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association AGMOn behalf of the City of Ottawa, it was an honour to present the city's greetings to the delegates of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association at their annual general meeting held on Thursday, February 27th at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier. This year was Ottawa's turn to host this annual event which is also rotated between Toronto, Muskoka and…Written on Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:02 in Latest
Spring and Summer Recreation Registration opens Monday!It’s time to register for spring and summer recreation programs Ottawa – It’s time to register for City of Ottawa spring and summer programs. The Recreation eGuide and Mon cyberguide francophone des loisirs are now online at ottawa.ca. High volumes of online registrants are expected throughout the first week of registration, particularly the first evening, which could result in a…Written on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 15:24 in Latest
Nepean Woods Park and Ride Opens for Transit Users in BarrhavenCouncillor Steve Desroches is pleased to announce that as of Monday February 24, 2014, the Nepean Woods Park and Ride located at Woodroffe Avenue and Strandherd Drive will be available for use by transit riders. "South Nepean is the fastest growing area in Ottawa and public transit will play an increasingly vital role for families needing reliable and flexible service…Written on Friday, 21 February 2014 16:13 in Latest
Implementation of Storm Drainage and Network Improvements ProgramGolflinks Drive & Pondhollow Way The City of Ottawa has notified my office that they have hired the firm, InDepth Contracting, to carry out storm sewer reconfiguration at Golflinks Drive and Pondhollow Way. Construction is tentatively scheduled to start the week of February 3, 2014. The construction work includes: adjacent building inspections, construction of maintenance structures and catch basins;…Written on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 11:14 in Latest
Pine View Golf’s Handicap can Improve under Private OwnershipCouncillor Steve Desroches and Councillor Scott Moffatt Letter to the Editor Ottawa Citizen Feb. 14, 2014 Dear Editor, The end of the City’s lease with the National Capital Commission (N.C.C.) is a step in the right direction for the ratepayers of the City of Ottawa. This decision closes a long history of financial loss for the taxpayer and ends…Written on Tuesday, 18 February 2014 10:10 in Latest