Hydro Ottawa relaunches peaksaver program

Hydro Ottawa has relaunched the peaksaver program. The new peaksaver PLUS program offers customers a free professionally installed programmable thermostat plus a special in-home Energy Display to help them monitor and manage their electricity use. The Energy Display shows the…

WaterCan benefit: glamour for a good cause

On June 14, WaterCan celebrated its 25th anniversary at the National Arts Centre. WaterCan is a Canadian charity dedicated to helping the world’s poorest people gain access to clean water, basic sanitation and hygiene education. At the event, Executive Director…

Bronson Avenue wall dismantled for safety reasons

by Kathryn Hunt  What a difference! The photo at top appeared on the front page of last month’s BUZZ: the photo below it is of the same retaining wall and bedrock ledge as it appeared a day later, after workmen dismantled the 180-year-old…

PRESTO launch runs into snags: now set for August

by Kathryn Hunt Snags in the initial testing of OC Transpo’s new payment method, the PRESTO card, have resulted in the planned rollout being delayed by a month. The cards are part of an Ontario-wide initiative, administered by a provincial…