First Steps to Launching a Local Business

There are many perks to starting a local business. Not only does being a business owner give you more freedom and flexibility with your time and energy, but it also presents the opportunity to provide your neighbours with a unique product or service.  What's more, a local business benefits its community as much as it…

One Sided Parking

The snow and ice will soon be upon us, and in past years, cars parked on both sides of the  street have narrowed the road making it difficult for emergency vehicles, snow plows, school  buses, and local traffic to get through safely.

Spring Clean-up 2021

It's that wonderful time of year where the snow has disappeared, unveiling a whole winter's worth of garbage strewn around the neighbourhood. A fresh snowfall, a layer of ice, or a snowplow steamrolling down the street scattered and covered errant garbage, which now dots the neighbourhood like the flowers budding after a winter slumber. Except…

Keeping it Close To Home for the Holidays

There’s a good chance your holiday season will look a lot different this year compared to previous years. Weekends in December are often filled with office parties, friend or family get-togethers, shopping trips, and special events like Christmas markets or visits with Santa. To put it simply, this year won’t be the same. It’s important…

New Businesses in Heron Park

Living in a quiet neighbourhood just steps from a commercial street with plenty of shops, restaurants, and offices sure has its benefits. Though we seem to have experienced a lull in new businesses opening during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, a few new businesses have sprung up recently on Bank Street. Here are…

One-Sided Parking Survey

Please take a few minutes to fill out a survey to gauge your support for one-sided parking, throughout our community, during winter months from December 1st to March 31st. One-sided parking during the winter is already in effect on some streets in our community (e.g. Clover St., Brûlé, Bavlie and Rockingham Aves.). On these streets…

Biking in Ottawa

We should count our lucky stars that spring 2020, a spring spent stuck indoors and away from friends and family due to COVID-19, happens to be one of the nicest springs we’ve had in quite some time. Families were out at the first sign of warmth, dusting out their bikes from winter storage to go…