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Have your say and engage with the City: Week of June 24

June 21, 2019
Announcements and Events

The City of Ottawa wants your input on the projects, policies, programs and services that affect your daily life. From open houses to workshops and online engagement opportunities, your feedback helps to shape City decisions.

  • Monday, June 24
    Beryl Gaffney Park - Information Session
    Rideau Valley Conservation Authority - Monterey Boardroom
    3889 Rideau Valley Drive
    6:30 pm to 8 pm
    Residents can come to learn about and discuss the future of Beryl Gaffney Park.

The following online public engagement opportunities are available:

  • Open Ottawa: The City provides free access to data and information through its Open Ottawa data portal. As part of the City’s Smart City 2.0 Strategy, we want to hear your ideas on how to improve the portal and what data sets you would like to see.
  • Ottawa Rural Economic Development Strategy: The City is developing a Rural Economic Development Strategy and action plan for economic growth in rural Ottawa. Residents are invited to provide their input on how the City can develop economic growth in rural Ottawa and identifying key sites for arts, culture, heritage and tourism.
  • Peer Parenting Support Program: Ottawa Public Health is inviting residents to provide their opinions, ideas, insights and personal experiences to help design and shape a Peer Parent Support Program for new and expecting parents and caregivers.
  • Rental Accommodations Study: The City is reviewing regulations to address public health and safety, consumer protection, community nuisances and other areas related to private rental properties. Residents are invited to participate in workshops and take surveys about rental housing, student housing and short-term rentals like Airbnb and Flipkey.

The City offers residents a variety of opportunities to engage, share information and collaborate. You can weigh in on different online engagement opportunities using the City’s new innovative engagement platform Engage Ottawa and see a full list of current engagement opportunities by visiting the public engagement event page on

For more information on City programs and services, visit or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). You can also connect with us through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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