Archives for Ottawa Neighbourhoods

$750 Ottawa Wood Burning Rebate Program!

Looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Older wood stoves can be less efficient, pollute the air in & outside your home, produce more greenhouse gas emissions, and build up soot in your chimney. The City of Ottawa & the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada have joined forces to offer a rebate program of up to $750 for upgrading older wood burning appliances to cleaner, more efficient units! In order to be eligible for a rebate, applications with supporting documentation must be submitted and received by HPBA Canada by December 31, 2020. For more information & requirements on the
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What's in a Name? A Street Name That is….

Have you ever gone for a walk around your neighbourhood and stopped to think where the street names may have come from? In Ottawa alone, there are almost 10,000 unique names for streets and this number grows almost every day! Street names come from a variety of sources and can have significant meaning or none at all. Let’s take a closer look. Different Conventions Before we get into the actual names, let’s look at the different types and what these conventions can tell you: Road: Simply defined as anything that connects two points.  Street: A public road that has buildings
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