Snow Removal

Snow Go

Provides a matching service funded by the City of Ottawa, for seniors and adults with disabilities looking to hire an individual or contractor to clear snow from private driveways and walkways. Residents who participate in this program are responsible for paying the individual or contractor removing the snow.

The Olde Forge vets contractors to provide 90 clients a year within the Olde Forge catchment area with snow plowing, blowing and shoveling.


Snow Go Assist

Funded by the City of Ottawa, provides financial assistance to eligible low-income seniors or persons with disabilities looking to hire an individual or contractor to clear snow from private driveways and walkways. Approved participants may be reimbursed for 50% of the cost of snow clearing per event, up to a seasonal maximum of $250. Funds are limited and are assessed on income and first come first served basis.


  • PLEASE NOTE: To help support the City of Ottawa's physical distancing restrictions, the Olde Forge has modified and enhanced some of its programs and services at this time.