Column: November 9, 2017

Remembrance Day schedule changes
There will be some schedule changes for Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11. On Monday, November 13, Ottawa City Hall (including my City Hall and Ward offices) will be closed, and will reopen on Tuesday, November 14. Curbside green bin, recycling, garbage and leaf and yard waste collection will take place on its regular day with no changes to the collection schedule. For a complete listing of schedule changes go to
Carp Remembrance Day Ceremony
A public Remembrance Day ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 11 at 11am at the West Carleton War Memorial on Donald B. Munro Drive at Falldown Lane in Carp. Those attending are asked to be in place by 10:45am. Seating and bleachers will be available. Afterwards, everyone is invited to the Diefenbunker (3929 Carp Rd.) for refreshments.
All That Glam Fundraiser for Nunavut
Tomorrow (November 10) will be the last day my ward office will be collecting gently used handbags and costume jewelry for the 5th Annual All That Glam Fundraiser for Nunavut. If you have items you can part with, please drop them off at 5670 Carp Road between 9am and 4pm.
All That Glam Jewelry Fundraiser for Nunavut is taking place on Saturday, November 25 at the Richcraft Recreation Centre in Kanata. There will be thousands of pieces of gently-used jewelry and brand-name handbags for sale. All That Glam raises money for school breakfast programs in Nunavut, and since inception they have donated over $100,000 to Nunavut’s much-needed breakfast programs. For further details visit
ReCollect Collection Calendar app

We are pleased to be launching the ReCollect Collection Calendar app. The new mobile app is now available free of charge through Apple and Android stores. By downloading the collection calendar app, residents will be able to receive notifications about their collection and quickly reference their collection calendar on their Apple and Android devices.
Public Open House - Kinburn Playground upgrade

Please join me and city staff from the Parks & Facilities Planning Services on Tuesday, November 14 at the Kinburn Community Centre (3045 Kinburn Side Road) for a Public Consultation on plans for an upgrade to the existing Kinburn playground. A short presentation will start at 6:30pm in the General Purpose Room.