Canadian Mayors call for dedicated funding to address housing challenge

Today, Deputy Mayor Mark Taylor joined the Toronto Housing Summit participants and the Big City Mayors’ Caucus to request additional support from the Federal Government to help municipalities find sustainable solutions for affordable housing and homelessness.

In a joint call, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities asked that for its 2017 budget, the Federal government commit to set aside $12.6 billion of the Social Infrastructure Fund for housing from 2018-2026.

Notice to Resident - Open House: West Transitway Extension

West Transitway Extension (Bayshore Station to Moodie Drive)

Connectivity Study



September 2016


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Maki House

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

19 Leeming Drive, Ottawa, ON

Dear Resident,

As part of the West Transitway Extension project, which will extend the Transitway from Bayshore Station to Moodie Drive, the City of Ottawa is reviewing existing and proposed pedestrian and cyclist facilities to ensure that community connections are preserved and enhanced as part of the overall project. The current planning and design includes a series of mobility enhancements, including bicycle facilities, multi-use pathways, and intersection treatments in accordance with City policies and future planning.

LRT Information Sessions

I am pleased to share that in partnership with the Stage2 LRT Office we are holding LRT information sessions across the community over the coming weeks. 

Please see the details for the meetings below and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact my office.  I hope to see you at the meetings!

See & Hear

Liberty For Youth

I was honoured to join Frederick as he began his Ontario wide Run for Youth on Parliament Hill! Learn more by clicking on 'Liberty For Youth'.



A Cocktail Evening in Support of the Queensway Carleton Hospital Acute Care for the Elderly Unit

Thank you to the many guests and supporters who shared a wonderful evening with us supporting the new ACE unit at the Queensway Carleton Hospital. Thanks to your generosity just over $10,000.00 was raised in one evening! Learn more about the Myers Acute Care for the Elderly Unit at the Queensway Carleton Hospital.

Interview with Carol Anne Meehan - 1310 Radio

I was pleased to join Carol Anne Meehan from 1310 Radio to discuss the Queensway Carleton Hospital's new Myers Automotive Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit.  We were also joined by Nancy Crump, Manger of Annual Giving at the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation.  We discuss the importance of this unit, and how it will deliver services to our aging population as well as a Cocktail Reception being held to raise money in support of it. Listen here...


September Column

Dear neighbours,

It’s that time of year again; the kids have returned to school and the feeling of fall is in the air. Once again we are all getting ready for a busy fall.

Towards Better Mental Health

Its a long weekend ...

August Column

Dear neighbours, 

I hope you are enjoying the best that summer in Ottawa has to offer from its beaches, splash pads and wading pools to its festivals, events and movie in the park nights.