Free Paramedic Awareness Camp / Camp gratuit de sensibilisation au travail des paramédics

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Ottawa Paramedic Service is running it’s 6th annual Paramedic Awareness Week (PAW) Camp for diverse youth in Ottawa. Youth aged 13 – 17 (Grade 8 to graduation) are
given the opportunity to explore a week at the Ottawa Paramedic Service. For more information, click on the following links: 2019 PAW poster english 1, PAW Bilingual Trifold Brochure, Camp Application Form 2019_EN(ready for filling).

Du Service paramédic d’Ottawa présente son 6e Camp annuel de la Semaine de sensibilisation au travail des paramédics, regroupant des jeunes de communautés varies
d’Ottawa. Ce camp est l’occasion pour des jeunes de 13 à 17 (8 e année à l’obtention du diplôme) ans de passer une semaine au Service paramédic d’Ottawa. Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez cliquer sur les liens suivants : 2019 PAW poster french 1, PAW Bilingual Trifold Brochure, Camp Application Form 2019_FR_(ready for filling).


Candidates’ Forum, upcoming events and voting information

It was a standing-room-only crowd as moderator Emilie Taman posed residents’ questions to 16 of our 17 Councillor candidates during Friday’s Candidates’ Forum at the Overbrook Community Centre.  The evening was lively and informative and thanks go both to Emilie and the candidates and to the organizers and other volunteers from the Overbrook Community Association and the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre.

Rogers TV streamed the event live and Le Droit covered it: Les candidats débattent dans Rideau-Rockcliffe

There are two other upcoming opportunities to see candidates in action:

  • Tuesday, April 2, 7-9:30 pm at Queen Juliana Hall, Rockcliffe Park Public School, 350 Buena Vista Rd.
  • Environment and Climate Change, Monday, April 8, 7-9:00 pm, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ottawa, 400 McArthur Ave.

Other ways to learn more about them:

Voting information

Advance Vote Day for the 2019 Rideau-Rockcliffe By-election will take place on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 10 am to 8 pm. Voting Day will take place on Monday, April 15 from 10 am to 8 pm.

Voting places are listed on Voter Notification letters and can also be found using the Where Do I Vote? tool on

Eligible electors should bring an acceptable piece of identification with their name and qualifying Ottawa address when they vote.

For more information on the 2019 Rideau-Rockcliffe By-election, including voter eligibility and proxy voting, visit or contact the Elections Office at 613-580-2660 or You can also connect with the Elections Office through Facebook and Twitter.

Make a video! Réalise une vidéo!

A unique project is underway, where teens and one of their parents will be trained by professional filmmakers. See the poster below. More details will follow…/ Un projet unique en son genre est en cours, où des adolescents  et l’un de leurs parents seront formés par des cinéastes professionnels. Veuillez trouver ci-dessous l’affiche.  De plus amples renseignements suivront…
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Ward 13 Community Associations interview by-election candidates

The Community Association Presidents from Manor Park, New Edinburgh, Lindenlea, Overbrook (VP Heather Amys replaced the President)), Rockcliffe Park and Cardinal Glen have met with candidates in the by-election for the Councillor for Rideau – Rockcliffe Ward.

The purpose of the  interviews is to help our residents understand who the candidates are, what drives them to run, and what skills they bring to the table.  There is no intent to endorse or support any of the candidates. Rather, the intent is to provide information to our Association residents so they can make more informed choices among the candidates. Continue reading