Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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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
  •  City seeking public input on a commemorative naming proposal City seeking public input on a commemorative naming proposal
    Ottawa - The City of Ottawa’s Commemorative Naming Committee is conducting public consultations on a proposal to name the new Strandherd-Armstrong bridge “Vimy Bridge”. Vimy Bridge – (Gloucester-South Nepean – 22) In recognition of the historical significance of the battle of Vimy Ridge, the City of Ottawa has been asked to name the new bridge, which spans the Rideau River…
    Written on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 09:11 in Latest
  • Site Plan Proposal for 76 Nutting Crescent Site Plan Proposal for 76 Nutting Crescent
    The City’s Planning Department has advised my office of a site plan proposal for 76 Nutting Crescent in the Riverside South community. The site is located south of Earl Armstrong Road and east of Brian Good Avenue. The application is to permit the construction of 43 townhouse units.  For more information on the planning application, please visit http://app01.ottawa.ca/postingplans/appDetails.jsf?lang=en&appId=__9ANY7S.  
    Written on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 09:05 in Latest
  • Route 107 to replace O-Train for four days this summer Route 107 to replace O-Train for four days this summer
    Route 107 to replace O-Train for four days this summer Ottawa – O-Train service will be replaced by bus Route 107 for four days this summer in order to complete the next stage of work required for the O-Train Expansion Project; the dates are as follows: ·         Sunday, July 27 ·         Sunday, August 3 ·         Saturday and Sunday, August 9…
    Written on Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:37 in Latest
  • Culvert Replacement on Prince of Wales Drive Culvert Replacement on Prince of Wales Drive
    Please be advised that construction will begin shortly to replace a culvert on Prince of Wales Drive approximately 0.5 km south of Merivale Road. Duration of this project is expected to be 16 weeks ending in November 2014. This work will include 3 weekend closures of the roadway between Crestway Drive and Fallowfield Road to facilitate the placement of pre-cast culvert sections…
    Written on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:11 in Latest
  • East bridge over Jockvale Road to partially open Monday
      Ottawa – On Monday, July 21, the City of Ottawa will open one lane of the east bridge on Jockvale Road to northbound traffic. For the first time, both the new bridges that cross the Jock River just north of the Stonebridge community will be in use. This will improve traffic flow through the community and shorten commute times.…
    Written on Monday, 21 July 2014 08:27 in Latest
  • New Transit Plans Bridge Missing Link in South Ottawa New Transit Plans Bridge Missing Link in South Ottawa
    Ottawa – Gloucester – South-Nepean Councillor Steve Desroches is pleased that the new Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge will open a new transit link for Riverside South and Barrhaven residents. For the first time in the City’s history the Southwest Transitway will connect with the Southeast Transitway via the Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge beginning this Saturday, July 19.   “The bridge opens a new door…
    Written on Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:17 in Latest
  • The Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge is Open! The Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge is Open!
    On July 12, 2014, I had the great pleasure of presiding over the official opening of the Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge. This new bridge, which spans the Rideau River between River Road and Prince of Wales Drive, provides new transit, traffic, cycling and pedestrian connections between the Riverside South and Barrhaven communities. The project has been my number one priority since I…
    Written on Saturday, 12 July 2014 15:28 in Latest

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