Ottawa – The City of Ottawa will host community information sessions for residents affected by the spring flooding. These sessions will provide information to help affected residents recover from the flood, including how to safely return home, remove waste and debris, and apply for financial assistance.
Representatives from the City of Ottawa, the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa Public Health, the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs, which is responsible for the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians Program, and other organizations will be available to provide information to residents.
Time and locations:
Monday, May 13
- Fitzroy Harbour: 2 to 4 pm, Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre, 100 Clifford Campbell Street
- Constance Bay: 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre, 262 Len Purcell Drive
Tuesday, May 14
- Cumberland: 6:30 to 8:30 pm, R.J. Kennedy Arena, 1115 Dunning Road, Community Hall
Thursday, May 16
- Britannia: 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Nepean Sportsplex, Hall A, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue
If residents can’t attend any of the information sessions, they can join the Spring Flood 2019 Facebook group, for daily updates, or stay up to date on the latest flood recovery information by checking the City’s flood information webpage, or following us on Facebook and Twitter.
Residents are encouraged to call 3-1-1 with flood-related questions.
Information about the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians Program is available at Ontario.ca/disasterassistance.