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Orléans LRT & HWY 174 Widening Environmental Assessment Open Houses

Written by Stephen Blais on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Posted in Latest News, News

Orléans LRT & HWY 174 Widening Environmental Assessment Open Houses
Confederation Line East LRT Extension
The City of Ottawa is undertaking an Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the extension of LRT from Blair Station to Trim Road along the Ottawa Road 174 (OR174) corridor in accordance with the Transit Projects Assessment Process. This LRT line will provide fast, reliable service to the communities of Beacon Hill, Blackburn Hamlet, Orleans, and rural Cumberland. A total of eight stations are proposed between Blair Station and the Trim Park and Ride.

Highway 174/County Road 17 Widening
The United Counties of Prescott and Russell in partnership with the City of Ottawa are undertaking a Class EA study for the OR174 and Prescott-Russell County Road 17 (CR17) corridor from Highway 417 to County Road 8 (Landry Road). This Study is being carried out in accordance with the requirements for a Schedule ‘C’ project under the Municipal Class EA process.

Blais to Steer Transit Commission

Written by Stephen Blais on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Posted in Latest News, News

Blais to Steer Transit Commission
Unanimously Chosen by Peers

Cumberland City Councillor Stephen Blais calls it an honour to be chosen by Ottawa City Council to Chair the Transit Commission.

“I am honoured that the Mayor and my council colleagues have faith in my abilities to Chair the Transit Commission,” says Councillor Blais. “One of my first campaign promises when I first ran for council was the creation of a transit commission and I am honoured to now be charged with steering its direction over the next four years.”

COUNCILLOR BLAIS DONATES TO ST. PETER’S CHOIR

Written by Stephen Blais on Monday, November 24, 2014. Posted in Latest News, News

COUNCILLOR BLAIS DONATES TO ST. PETER’S CHOIR
Donation will help students perform at Disney

Cumberland City Councillor Stephen Blais has donated $2,000 to the St. Peter’s High School Show Choir “Treble Threat” that will help 29 students travel to Orlando, Florida to sing as part of the Candlelight Processional at Disney World.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for local students to showcase our community’s musical and artistic talent on a world stage,” says Councillor Blais. “To have been chosen to join a choir of 200 kids with applicants from all over North America really shows the SPK Knights are truly, dedicated to excellence.”