People for a Better Ottawa

People for a Better Ottawa

May 19, 2009 12:52 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Will City's "Governance Review" Move Ottawa in the Right Direction?

Media conference on Wednesday, May 20, to release citizen perspective on city process

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - Will the City of Ottawa's Governance Review move the city towards greater accountability, transparency and resident engagement? Find out when People for a Better Ottawa (PBO) releases its analysis of the City's White Papers on Governance Review at a media conference tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20.

Join community representatives at a PBO media conference:

WHAT: Citizen reaction to Ottawa's Governance Review

WHO: Linda Lalonde, community activist
Shawn Menard, Centretown Community Association
Phil Robinson, Carleton Graduate Student Association

WHERE: Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier St. W., Colonel By Room (2nd Floor)

WHEN: Wednesday, May 20, 10:00 AM

The recently amended Municipal Act gave Ontario municipalities greater powers to change the way they do things, making it vitally important that citizen groups like People for a Better Ottawa monitor the governance review process.

People for a Better Ottawa is keeping residents informed and engaged in the City of Ottawa's Governance Review. Working together, Ottawa residents can improve how the City makes decisions, consults with them and delivers City programs and services.

Contact Information

  • Jenny Gullen
    613 798 0149