April 2024 Newsletter

Just over a year ago, the City of Ottawa approved the Orléans Corridor Secondary Plan for St. Joseph Boulevard; a plan that lays the groundwork for full revitalization of the street and includes much needed design improvements to the streetscape. A plan, however, is only effective if acted upon and I have been adamant that…

March 2024 Newsletter

Last week, the NCC and the City of Ottawa signed an agreement that will result in the realignment of Renaud Road. This project is long over-due, and will see the northern portion of Renaud Road, extended along the hydro corridor, connecting to the roundabout at Brian Coburn Boulevard and Navan Road. This project will also see…

Newsletter February 12, 2024

Clear paths ahead! The pathways and trails that connect us are the heartbeat that truly connects our community.  I am so pleased to say that pathways in Father Richard Ward Park are now being cleared of snow as part of the City Road Crew’s regular beat. Improving our pathways, sidewalks and neighborhood connections is a priority for…

December 2023 Newsletter

Happy holidays to you and your loved ones! This is a special time of year, filled with family, friends and Christmas cheer. I look forward to gathering with my family, exploring the wonderous outdoor spaces here in the National Capital Region, and hope to be able to break out the skis as we roll into the…

September 2023 Newsletter

Dear Friends, It’s back to school, back to work, back to routine time. I hope everyone had a restful, wonderful summer break and that you are recharged for the upcoming season. I know I am! The City has been busy over the summer with infrastructure projects in our Ward, and will be ramping up even…

Summer 2023 Newsletter

Dear friends, With the close of the school year, I wanted to take a moment to express my congratulations to all the young people who are graduating primary, high school, university, or college in the coming weeks. This is an incredibly special time in one’s life, where a new path lays open before you, filled…

May 2023 Newsletter

The pressing need to invest in our aging infrastructure is something I hear often from residents and something I echo at budget time, and in seemingly every conversation I have with infrastructure staff. While I sometimes feel like a broken record, I will continue to say time and again: Investing in our aging infrastructure is…

February 2023 Newsletter

I have such a soft spot for our community’s outdoor rinks; they were where I taught my children to skate, creating memories that last a lifetime. Volunteers run the vast majority of these rink, either in partnership with community associations or as individuals. These folks are out at all hours of the day, flooding the…

December 2022 Newsletter

Happy holidays to you and your loved ones! This is a magical time of the year, as families and friends gather to celebrate the season and welcome a new year filled with the promise of hope and happiness. In my house, I’ll be preparing a Christmas ham with all the fixings, playing board games with…