Smoke Free Parks in Tanglewood-Hillsdale
Tanglewood and Medhurst Park as well as the area near the Community Centre , like other parks and centres become smoke free Monday, April 2, 2012. These changes are designed to protect non-smokers and children from second-hand smoke and to ultimately reduce smoking rates. During March and April, By-law and Regulatory Services and Ottawa Public Health staff are reaching out in an effort to ensure that residents, businesses and other affected groups are aware of the changes. Awareness strategies will continue throughout the spring and summer and by-law enforcement officers will provide information and issue courtesy warnings where appropriate. Fines may be issued starting July 2, 2012. Please visit www.ottawa.ca/smokefree or call 3-1-1 for more information.