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Signs like this one, at 263 St. Laurent Blvd., will likely become more commong once the new municipal zoning bylaw is finalized, likely sometime in 2025. Photo: Doug Banks

City zoning bylaw overhaul could shake up Manor Park

Manor Park may be confronted with some remodelling after the city’s recent announcement about zoning bylaws. The City of Ottawa… Continue reading “City zoning bylaw overhaul could shake up Manor Park”

Signs like this one, at 263 St. Laurent Blvd., will likely become more commong once the new municipal zoning bylaw is finalized, likely sometime in 2025. Photo: Doug Banks

City’s new zoning bylaw

The City of Ottawa has been working on a new zoning bylaw since early 2021. What is a zoning bylaw?… Continue reading “City’s new zoning bylaw”

OC Transpo route 17 is set to return in the spring of 2024. Until then, the only option for Manor Park bus riders is route 7. Photo: Wes Smiderle

Bus route 17 returning

OC Transpo’s route 17 is returning in some form this spring. OC Transpo temporarily suspended the old route 17 in… Continue reading “Bus route 17 returning”

City of Ottawa Councillor—Ward 13 Rideau-Rockcliffe Rawlson King

City council passes 2024 budget with 2.5 percent tax increase

From the desk of Councillor—Ward 13 Rideau-Rockcliffe Rawlson King

(Editor’s note: Rideau-Rockcliffe Councillor Rawlson King contributes a regular column on municipal news.) In December, the City of Ottawa’s $5.8-billion… Continue reading “City council passes 2024 budget with 2.5 percent tax increase”

Two skiers enjoy the groomed trail maintained by Ski Heritage East. The non-profit group recently announced that the pilot project extending the trail from the Canada Aviation and Space Museum to the National Capital Commission Riverhouse has become permanent. Photo supplied by Ski Heritage East

City passes 2024 budget

As expected, City of Ottawa council passed its 2024 municipal budget in December with a tax increase of 2.5 per… Continue reading “City passes 2024 budget”

Transit is always a hot topic. It's sure to continue to be as OC Transpo faces rising costs, rail troubles and declining ridership. Photo: Wes Smiderle

Transit users face 2024 fare increase

The City of Ottawa 2024 budget, approved in December 2023, will leave beleaguered public transit users facing a 2.5 percent… Continue reading “Transit users face 2024 fare increase”

Transit is always a hot topic. It's sure to continue to be as OC Transpo faces rising costs, rail troubles and declining ridership. Photo: Wes Smiderle

Community hot topics

Manor Park Community Association (MPCA) President Natalie Belovic sums up city issues affecting the community

Hello friends and neighbours. The year 2023 is winding down and snow is certainly soon to arrive. It’s gloomy today… Continue reading “Community hot topics”