ServiceOntario And City Of Ottawa Partner To Improve Government Services In Kanata



    One-Stop Centre Brings Together Multiple Services In One Location

    OTTAWA, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - The Ontario Government and City of Ottawa are
providing individuals, families and businesses with quick and convenient
access to municipal and provincial services and programs in Kanata.
    "The residents of Ottawa clearly want fast and easy access to government
services," Mayor Larry O'Brien said. "With this new facility, we're building
on the enormous success that our city has enjoyed with the Government Service
Centre at City Hall to give our residents and businesses more of what they've
told us they want."
    The new Kanata Government Service Centre also reflects ServiceOntario's
commitment to provide high-quality, cost-effective government information and
services.
    "We're making it easier for Ontario families to get they services they
need in one location," said Government Services Minister Gerry Phillips.
"We're proud of our partnership with the City of Ottawa, and what it's
delivering to the people of this community."

    
    Some of the available services include:

    -   Fishing and hunting licences
    -   Health card services (by appointment, call 1-888-376-5197)
    -   Filing landlord/tenant board applications
    -   Employment standards applications
    -   Park permits
    -   Government publications
    -   Bill payments (property tax, water and parking tickets)
    -   Building permits
    -   Marriage licences
    -   Birth and death registrations
    -   Cat and dog registrations
    -   Open-air fire permits
    -   Recreation program registrations

    Staff guidance is also available with online services such as applications
for birth, death and marriage certificates; business registrations and
business name search.
    The centre is at 580 Terry Fox Drive and open Monday to Friday from
8:30 am to 5 pm.

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For further information:

For further information: Paul de Zara, Minister's Office, Office: (416)
327-3072, Cell : (647) 388-9671; Ciaran Ganley, Communications Branch, (416)
325-8659

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