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 Ottawa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ottawa shares the area with the Quebec city of Gatineau (formerly comprised of the towns of Gatineau, Hull and Aylmer) across the Ottawa River.
The population of the city proper is 808,391, while the population of the larger Ottawa region is 1,146,790 (2004).
The mayor of the city is Bob Chiarelli. /wiki/Ottawa   (3180 words)

 Trois-Rivières encyclopedia and info, forum and guides
It has now relinquished some of its importance to the two major cities of Quebec, the metropolis of Montreal and capital of Quebec City but remains one of the principal medium-sized cities of Quebec, along with Saguenay, Sherbrooke and Gatineau.
The city was second to be founded in New France, in 1634 by the Sieur de Laviolette, (after Quebec City, before Montreal) and played an important role in the colony.
Trois-Rivières ( 2001 population 46,264; metropolitan population 137,507) is a city on the St. /encyclopedia.php?title=Trois-Rivières   (3180 words)

 Gatineau's Main Tourist Attractions
In 1976, Hull's City Council and the National Capital Commission joined forces to restore this historical monument and create the first municipal theatre in Quebec.
Gatineau invites all nature lovers to discover the park's many trails and parkways and to enjoy this nature preserve in every season.
With its unique design and vast indoor atrium with fountain, it serves as a lively reflection of the community of Gatineau and its visitors. /gatineau/english/tourisme/attraits.htm   (846 words)

 Gatineau, Canada - Current News & Information
GATINEAU - Gatineau mayor Yves Ducharme is under attack for allowing a private school to use three city-owned buildings without city council's knowledge.
Gatineau, Que., across a river from Ottawa, for example, is receiving up to $8.8 million to work with the Societé de Transport de Montréal.
GATINEAU, Quebec-- A man whose depressed wife was found dead after she checked herself out of a Quebec hospital has filed a lawsuit. /world/am/Gatineau.html   (846 words)

 Ottawa Business Journal - News Story
The Ottawa Partnership is made up of public and private sector executives who collaborate to provide strategic advice and make recommendations to city council on issues pertaining to the growth and health of the local economy.
City hall announces a business advisory committee to be set up in the new year.
At the same time, the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association created its own voluntary destination marketing fee of three per cent, which was implemented in June, and later agreed to divert 20 per cent of the revenues to marketing activities at the tourism authority. /282205034300343.php   (846 words)

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 Open Directory - Recreation: Scouting: Organizations: Scouts Canada: Councils: Ontario
Heritage Area - Voyageur Council - Ottawa, Vanier, and Nepean, Ontario, and Buckingham, Gatineau, Chelsea, Wakefield, Farrellton, Rupert, Aylmer, and Quyon, Quebec.
Nepean Area - Voyageur Council - City of Nepean, Ontario.
Northern Ontario Council - Scouts Canada - Contains Council news, information, and contacts for all of Ontario Northwest of the French River. /Recreation/Scouting/Organizations/Scouts_Canada/Councils/Ontario   (846 words)

 Culture Montréal
The borough council will no longer apply the regulations concerning use of public property; they will fall under the responsibility of the City’s executive council.
Culture Montréal has long been a member of the coalition Les Arts et la Ville and is pleased to be participating in its 18th symposium, scheduled for May 11 to 13 in Gatineau.
The Ville-Marie borough loses some of its powers to the central city /lettreinfo/050505vm_newsletter.htm   (846 words)

Vice Chair Lavender suggested that such education should start with City of Ottawa employees and Council should be encouraged to pass a resolution setting targets for employers who ride bikes.
Member Busby suggested the committee review the function of the Rack and Roll program because buses leaving Gatineau and travelling to Ottawa do not always allow cyclists to use the racks, even though the bus is equipped with one and some of his routes do not have racks at all.
INQUIRIES DEMANDES DES RENSEIGNMENTS Member McNichol noted that while the redesign of the Champlain Bridge/Ottawa River Parkway is an NCC issue, he believed the City should be aware of what is being done there. /calendar/ottawa/citycouncil/a-cac/2003/09-15/minutes24.txt   (846 words)

 Know Your Ottawa!
1874 Until this year a number of private companies were responsible for providing firefighting services with the City council providing a premium of 20 shillings to the first company to hose a fire.
1650 Nicholas Gatineau, a clerk in the Company of One Hundred Associates, an organization of fur traders, gives his family name to the river flowing into the Ottawa River, two miles from the present city of Hull (now Gatineau).
The name Odawa came to be associated with the great river by which they traveled. /timeline.html   (846 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2004
The riding contains that part of the city of Gatineau comprised of the former cities of Hull and Aylmer.
Upon returning to Quebec, he worked briefly for the Caisse de dépôt et de placement in Montreal before joining the research team of the Canadian Council on Social Development as a research associate.
In 2004, most of the riding is unchanged, but a small area has been added from Pontiac-Gatineau-Labelle. /canadavotes/riding/055   (877 words) >> Encyclopedia >> Ottawa
Ottawa's main mass transit company is OC Transpo, a service provided by the City of Ottawa.
Both OC Transpo and the Quebec-based Société de transport de l'Outaouais (STO) operate bus services between Ottawa and Gatineau.
The National Research Council of Canada's shortwave time signal station, CHU, is located in Ottawa. /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Ottawa   (3583 words)

 Ottawa Business Journal - News Story
"Why in hell would we be so stupid not to do that?" said Chiarelli, before council voted on the fate of the city's economic agencies.
Chiarelli said the $7 million a hotel fee could potentially generate per year would be more desirable funding for festivals and the tourism authority than the current $2 million or so from the city, which could "be taken off taxpayers' shoulders."
However, Dick Brown, executive director of the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association, said only the province is allowed to legislate a hotel tax, which it has not been able to do because of the Taxpayer Protection Act. /280152535619682.php   (3583 words)

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 CBC - Canada Votes 2004
Provincial : Defeated in Hull in 1994, and in Gatineau in 2003.
Councillor and former treasurer with the Ottawa Carleton Credit Union.
This Ottawa riding contains the former city of Vanier and part of the former city of Gloucester. /canadavotes/riding/172   (3583 words)

 No To Bush >>> Nov 30 - Dec 1
Speakers representing Ottawa city council, unions, the Mohawk nation and many other groups set the tone for the massive march: George W. Bush is not welcome in Ottawa.
Police are reporting 13 arrests in Ottawa and 8 in Gatineau; this more or less squares with what Legal Support Ottawa has been able to keep track of.
Later in the day he will travel by the Alexandria Bridge across the Ottawa River to Gatineau to the Museum of Civilization where he will have dinner. /notobush   (1455 words)

 Education Canada Teacher Web Directory: Science and Environment
Ottawa Forests Advisory Committee - Volunteers providing inputs to City Council on tree and forest management policies and promoter of the role of the city's trees and forests in the quality of life.
Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers - History and Images - Historical descriptions, images, and maps of the rivers.
Ottawa Valley Astronomy andObservers Group - Informal, bilingual, non-profit group with an 'undying curiosity of the night sky and its many wonders.' Events, organization, resource links. /cat/332122   (556 words)

 Train Facts
The resounding success of the O-Train pilot project provided the basis for Ottawa City Council to give a go-ahead to explore further development of the Light Rail Transit system.
Future extensions, including links to Gatineau, downtown, the Airport and the west end, are also being explored.
This pilot project is the first step toward light rail in Ottawa to complement the Transitway system and expand the rapid transit network. /Train/train_content_Facts.htm   (556 words)

 Ottawa Encyclopedia Article, History, Biography - Local Color Art
A new Centre Block was completed in 1922, the centre-piece of which is a dominant gothic revival styled structure known as the Peace Tower which has become a common emblem of the city.
The National Research Council of Canada 's shortwave time signal station, CHU, is located in Ottawa.
Both OC Transpo and the Quebec-based Société de transport de l'Outaouais (STO) operate bus services between Ottawa and Gatineau. /encyclopedia/Ottawa   (556 words)

 580 CFRA - News Talk Radio
Some business owners in Gatineau are suggesting city council create a red-light district to contain prostitutes.
They're upset that customers, and tenants, are being scared away by the sometimes-aggressive hookers.
Lowell's new book "The Porkchop and Other Stories: A Memoir" is now available for sale here /headlines/index.asp?cat=1&nid=28010   (163 words)

A study on the mass mortality of the stunted smelt population, Osmerus eperlanus mordax, at Heney Lake, Gatineau Co., Que.
University of Ottawa-Division of Biological Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
Report by J. Richards and Associates Limited, Ottawa to the City of Ottawa, Project No. /NCR/bibliography.htm   (163 words)

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 CBC Ottawa - Gow would extend O-Train to Gatineau
His comments come after the city of Ottawa announced it's buying a 13 km rail corridor from CP, which includes the steel rail bridge that spans the Ottawa River into Gatineau.
Harry Gow, president of the regional environmental council of the Outaouais, says the O-Train could run all the way to the Casino in Gatineau, with trains running every 15 minutes and stops along the way.
A well-known transit activist says Ottawa taxpayers should fund the expansion of light rail into Gatineau. /regional/servlet/View?filename=ott-gow-otrain-041206   (163 words)

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