A wall of sandbags reinforce the concrete wall of the Britannia berm against flood waters on Jamieson Street in Ottawa on May 1, 2019. Errol McGihon/Postmedia
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The City of Ottawa “urgently” needs help removing sandbags and debris from flooded areas, it announced in a statement Wednesday.The city asked for “volunteers of all abilities” over age 12 to help out between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.Volunteers are asked to show up and register at one of the following centres:Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre100 Clifford Campbell St.Registration from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre262 Len Purcell LaneRegistration from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Innovation Park and RideShuttles travel regularly between Constance Bay and the park and ride(No registration at this location)Ron Kolbus Centre102 Greenview Ave.Registration from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Trim Road Park and RideShuttles travel regularly between Cumberland and the park and rideRegistration from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Volunteers will be supplied with gloves and some snacks, but are told to dress for muddy work. They should be prepared to lift 20 kg.More information can be found at the city website, ottawa.ca.