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City of Ottawa Lobbyist Registry

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City of Ottawa Lobbyist Registry

EASTERN ONTARIO LANDLORD ORGANIZATION News Release September 23, 2013 City of Ottawa Lobbyist Registry The City of Ottawa Lobbyist Registry has been in place for a year now. The registry requires certain communications between business people (including rental housing executives and employees) and City Councillors or staff to be reported. What should you report? Lobbying activities that are designed to have an impact on city decisions affecting by-laws, programs or contract need to be...

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New Ottawa garbage enforcement practices

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New Ottawa garbage enforcement practices

EASTERN ONTARIO LANDLORD ORGANIZATION News Release September 23 , 2013 New Ottawa garbage enforcement practices Garbage collection is quite a challenge for many landlords of both low-rise and high-rise buildings. The challenge is getting worse, and the risk of City fines or charges is getting more serious. To promote organic re-cycling and extend the life of the landfill, City Council recently reduced curbside residual garbage collection from once every week to once every two weeks. That...

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