KS – April 20, 2017


 

Week in Review

I would like to congratulate the following Kanata South residents who will be receiving the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers next week at a presentation to be held at City Hall.  The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country in a wide range of fields.

Congratulations to Mr. Henry Terrance Jacobs, Mrs. Margaret Kellaway, Mr. Richard Lemieux, Mr. Rick Chase, Mr. Rob Nino and Mr. Robert Parry who are the recipients from Kanata South.

 

OC Transpo Spring Changes

Starting Sunday, April 23, OC Transpo will introduce new route numbers for many routes as part of getting ready for the opening of the O-Train Confederation Line in 2018.  The Rack & Roll program also returns with bike racks on more than 600 buses.

Customers should visit www.octranspo.com and use the travel planner to see if their regular trips are affected.

 

New route numbers, same route

Fourteen bus routes will be renumbered across the city as part of the transition to the 2018 transit network. These routes will have new numbers, but the routes will remain the same. OC Transpo is also introducing three new service types: Rapid, Frequent, and Local. Each service type has its own distinctive colour and symbol, which customers will see on new bus stop signs.
Route renumbering details:

  • Routes 92 and 96 will be renumbered as Rapid Routes 62 and 61 respectively
  • Routes 2, 118, and 176 will be renumbered as Frequent Routes 11, 88, and 80 respectively
  • Nine other Local routes will be renumbered
  • Real-time schedule information is available 24 hours a day by calling 613-560-1000 or texting 560560 plus the four‑digit bus stop number. For more details please call OC Transpo at 613-741-4390 or visit octranspo.com.

 

2017 Project

As a 2017 project I am pleased to invite you to join me in documenting the people, places and activities that make Kanata South a great place to live, work and play.

Please send me your ideas of who you think should be highlighted in our book and why.

We will gather all your responses and compile them into a memory book available to everyone and placed in the Library for future generations to have a snapshot of what made Kanata South special in 2017.

More details regarding this project can be found on my website under the Community tab.

 

Upcoming Events

April 15th – May 15th:  Spring Campaign GLAD Cleaning the Capital.  Details and registration form can be found at www.ottawa.ca/clean.

April 20th: Rae’z the Roof fundraiser, 7pm-11pm at the Central Bierhaus – 640 Kanata Avenue. Details and tickets can be found on Eventbrite.

April 29th: The Glen Cairn United Church Choir will be performing- Canadian Tapestry, A celebration of the music we love, to commemorate Canada’s 150th! 7pm , 140 Abbeyhill Drive.

Freewill offering to support community programs, all are welcome.

 

Working for Kanata South:

It is my privilege to serve as your Councillor. Please feel free to contact my office with any concerns or comments, by phone: 613-580-2752, or by email: allan.hubley@ottawa.ca

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