Media Advisory - 1,200 people with disabilities to enjoy special day at Capital Fair

OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, August 20, the Capital Fair will open a day early for Hydro Ottawa Special Needs Day. For the 15th year, Hydro Ottawa is welcoming hundreds of children and adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities to an exclusive day at the fair.

The event provides guests with an experience that may otherwise be impossible for them to enjoy by ensuring access to slowed-down midway rides, smaller crowds, special facilities and volunteers to lift guests onto the rides.

August 20, 2015 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rideau Carleton Raceway – 4837 Albion Road

VIPs: Mayor Jim Watson and several Council colleagues, Hydro Ottawa Chair of the Board Jim Durrell, and President and CEO Bryce Conrad

About Hydro Ottawa

Hydro Ottawa's core businesses are delivering electricity, generating renewable power and providing energy conservation/management services. Hydro Ottawa is a community-owned, private company, delivering electricity to more than 319,500 customers in Ottawa and Casselman. It is the largest municipally-owned producer of green power in the province, with hydroelectric and landfill gas-to-energy generating facilities. Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc.



SOURCE Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.

Image with caption: "The Capital Fair will open a day early for Hydro Ottawa Special Needs Day. (CNW Group/Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.)". Image available at:

For further information: Daniel Séguin, Manager, Media and Public Affairs, Hydro Ottawa, Tel: 613-738-5499 ext. 345,


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