City’s approved sledding hills closed

The City of Ottawa has temporarily closed its 55 approved sledding hills due to the changing weather, which has resulted in unsafe conditions for sledding. The City of Ottawa urges the public to keep personal safety in mind and remain off the sledding hills until further notice. The hills will reopen once we receive a significant snowfall and only after hill conditions are deemed safe.

Notification of the re-opening of the hills will be available on the City’s website at

False house calls prompt warning from City

The City of Ottawa has today received reports of unknown salespeople approaching the homes of residents and identifying themselves as City employees. They claim the city requires access to the home to perform water quality tests. The City does not currently have staff or anyone representing the City going door-to-door making such calls or checking for material build-up on water meters.
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