The Ottawa Humane Society’s new cat-awareness campaign, to be unveiled in January, will focus on encouraging owners to register their cats with the city so that strays can be returned to their owners more easily.
Kay Walker is one of 23 Canadians that will be rewarded for their devotion to helping others. Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson is presenting Walker with the Caring Canadian award.
Fifty-one high schools in Ottawa now participate in Exposé, a marketing campaign targeting students to stop smoking. The anti-smoking campaign was originally launched in 2002 as a pilot project in 20 high schools.
The Ottawa Public Library is updating its software and hiring a new collection agency in an aggressive effort to recover more of the $2.5 million owed in late fees and penalties.