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Author: Cherlene Eloria

A pile of recycling at Cascades Recycling Facility here in Ottawa.

Ottawa drafting 30-year waste plan as Trail Road landfill fills up

The COVID-19 crisis has locked us down and one result of the confinement is that citizens are putting out more garbage than ever before, according to media reports. The crisis has also delayed public consultation on Ottawa’s new Solid Waste Master Plan, a 30-year strategy to be completed by the end of 2021 that would provide a framework for waste…

Man in winter clothing stands by the Ottawa sign in downtown
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IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, March 4

Good morning, Ottawa. Skies are mainly cloudy in the capital today with a 30-per-cent chance of flurries in the morning and the same chance of rain in the afternoon, according to Environment Canada. There will be a high of 3ºC with a low of -3ºC and an overnight wind chill of -8ºC. Here are the top headlines for today: Ontario…