City of Ottawa first to receive gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community Award

Ottawa – Today the City of Ottawa had the honour of being the first city in the province to receive the gold-level Bicycle Friendly…


Bucket Brigade keeping downtown core clean

Ottawa – City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson today announced the official start of the City’s Bucket Brigade program during a media event at…


Ottawa Police Services Board Announces New Deputy Chief of Police

Ottawa- The Ottawa Police Services Board is pleased to announce that it has   selected Edward (Ed) Keeley, currently Executive Officer and…


STEP to weigh in on drivers operating unsafe and heavy vehicles and impaired drivers

Ottawa – The City’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on unsafe heavy vehicles and impaired drivers during the month…


Positive trends in crime and deaths on local roadways in 2011

Ottawa - The number of crimes against people, homicides and motor vehicle fatalities decreased in 2011, according to a report that will be…


Cycling safety and speeding are STEP priorities in June

Ottawa – Cycling safety and speeding are the focus for the City’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) in June as part of its…


Ottawa Police releases the 2011 Annual Report

Ottawa - This evening, the Police Services Board received the Ottawa Police Service 2011 Annual Report ‘A Year in Review’. The online…


Ottawa Police public survey on policing services results

Ottawa - The 2012 Public Survey on Policing Services was released today highlighting satisfaction in the community with the Ottawa Police…


Traffic enforcement to focus on red light running and stop sign violations in May

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) is keeping a close eye in May on motorists who run red lights…


Police laid more than 2,300 charges for safety related offences during January and February

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) focused on four key areas during January and February 2012,…