Ottawa City Services, & Utilities Guide
Ottawa is served by city-wide police, fire, and ambulance services. More than just people who respond to emergencies, our policemen and firefighters contribute their time and expertise to building our community. Also on this page, you can find out who to call if your power is out, or who can hook up your telephone or television.
- Christmas Craft Shows
A list of upcoming Christmas craft shows and bazaars in the Ottawa area. Good luck with your gift shopping!
- Christmas Light Displays
A big list of dozens of Chirstmas light displays in and around Ottawa, including Parliament Hill, Upper Canada Village, and Taffy Lane in Orleans.
- Christmas Tree Farms
A list of Christmas Tree Farms in the Ottawa area, as well as places where you can pick up a Christmas tree in and around the city.
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- In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
- Ottawa Police
- Ottawa Police - Crime Analysis & Statistics
- O.P.P. Ottawa Detachment
- Eastern Region O.P.P. Crime Alerts
- Ottawa Fire Services
Ottawa Professional Firefighters Assoc. (click on "Hotshots" to see photos of recent fires)
Professional Paramedic Association of Ottawa
- Emergency Preparedness
- McLaughlin's Safety Service (life safety training)
- Petworth Emergency Medical Services
- Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada
- Children's Aid Society of Ottawa
- City of Ottawa Bylaws
- Ottawa Centre for Crime Prevention
- Hospitals & Clinics: Health Guide...
- Garbage & Recycling
- Area Codes 613 and 343
Area code 343 was activated for the region as of May 17, 2010, and will be used in addition to area code 613 for new phone numbers in the Ottawa area.
- How to stop receiving the Yellow Pages (and White Pages too)
An opt-out web site that lets you customize the number of phone books you receive.
- Bell Canada (phone)
- Drinking water
- Hydro Ottawa (electricity)
- Hydro Ottawa: Power outages / Power outage map
- Hydro One (electricity) / Hydro One: Storm Center Map
- Independent Electricity System Operator
The site lets you keep track of the current market price and demand for electricity as well as projections for future use.
Related: IESO price & demand graphs / Tips to save electricity
- OC Transpo
- Project Porchlight
- RiteRate.ca (natural gas)
- Sewers & wastewater
- Videotron (cable tv)
- Related: Internet Services Providers
- Rideau Coinwash - 613-789-4400, 436 Rideau Street
- Market Laundry Room - 613-241-6222, 286 1/2 Dalhousie Street
- Majestic Cleaners - 613-730-8592, 1149 Bank Street
- Tang Coin Laundry - 613-231-7468, 609 Somerset Street West
- Lava Java Laundromat & Coffee shop - 613-565-9274, 124 Osgoode Street
- Main Cleaners - 613-235-7050, 89 Main Street
- Majestic Cleaners & Laundry - 613-236-1356, 553 Gladstone Avenue
- Where's your favourite laundromat? Send us a note!
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