Last Chance to Register for the Planning Primer I Session

26 09 2016

A message from the City of Ottawa:

The Planning Primer Program has helped hundreds of Ottawa residents become more aware of and involved in the land-use planning process.  The program is a series of half-day courses.

You can register online for the course until October 1, 2016. Seating is limited to 40 residents per session.

The three upcoming sessions are as follows:

Offered in English – October 1, 2016 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. (Festival Control Boardroom, 1st floor Ottawa City Hall)

Offered in English – October 3, 2016 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. (Festival Control Boardroom, 1st floor Ottawa City Hall)

Offered in French – October 17, 2016 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. (Honeywell Boardroom, 2nd floor Ottawa City Hall)

Please see our schedule for other Primer courses.

For more information visit ottawa.ca/primer or contact carol.ruddy@ottawa.ca in Policy DevelopmentA message





Westboro Community Association Annual General Meeting

23 09 2016

Plan to attend the 2016 annual general meeting and Board of Directors election.

October 20th 7:00PM – Churchill Seniors Center 

Agenda/Presentations:

1. Big Trees Kitchissippi,

2. Clare Gardens Park volunteers,

3. 2017 Special Events,

4. 2016 update on Westboro  development and infill activities.

5. Special presentation by Mr. Dave Adams  “Sir John A. McDonald  Linear Park 2017 Winter trails”

Contact Norm 613-729-8263 normmorrison @rogers.com 





Ottawa-Carleton District School Board – Student Learning and Accommodation Reviews

19 09 2016

Click on the link for more information: ocdsb-student-learning-and-accommodation-reviews

 





New karate classes for kids and adults via Dovercourt in Westboro

14 09 2016

New karate classes for kids and adults via Dovercourt in Westboro on Sundays (September 18th onwards) and Wednesdays (September 28th onwards). The classes will be held at 29 Van Lang Private (near Scott/Churchill).

Unlike other martial arts groups, this new karate dojo is part of non-profit organizations (Canada Shotokan and Shotokan Karate of America).

Below are information links about these classes.

  1. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9367297/Ottawa_West_Dojo_Information_Brochure.pdf
  2. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9367297/Ottawa_West_Dojo_INFORMATION.pdf
  3. Class registration via Dovercourt: https://www.dovercourt.org/enterprise/program/index
  4. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ottawawestdojo/




Fall Tree Festival – Brewer Park Saturdays & Wednesdays Sept 10th to October 15th

6 09 2016

trees





Public meeting regarding 326 Kenwood development proposal.

1 09 2016

There will be a meeting at the Churchill Sr, Ctr on Thursday September 8th from 6:00-7:30 regarding the proposed development.  See details below.   Click here for a pdf of the flyer: Flyer with Rendering

326 Kenword





Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) Connectivity Public Consultations

26 07 2016

As part of the LRT Stage 2 project – which extends the O-Train Confederation Line east and west, and Trillium Line farther south – The City of Ottawa has undertaken a Stage 2 Station Connectivity Study to ensure that community connections are preserved and enhanced along the expanded O-Train system. The study outlines a series of mobility enhancements, including bicycle facilities, multi-use pathways and crosswalks.  The public are invited to give the City feedback on the study at a series of public consultations being held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the following locations:

West Stations:

  • (Queensview, Pinecrest and Bayshore) – August 9, 2016 – All Saints Lutheran Church, 1061 Pinecrest Road
  • (Iris and Baseline) – August 10, 2016 – Algonquin College ACCE Building, 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Room CA105, 1st floor

South Stations:

  • (Walkley, Greenboro and South Keys) –  August 17, 2016 Jim Durrell Recreation Centre, 1265 Walkley Road
  • (Leitrim and Bowesville) – August 30, 2016 Rideauview Community Centre, 4310 Shoreline Drive

East Stations:

  • (Montreal Road, Jeanne d’Arc, Orléans Blvd., Place d’Orléans and Trim) August 29, 2016 – Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex, 1490 Youville Drive

The public consultation will include:

  • Recommendations for connectivity planning and design based on existing City plans and context
  • Moderated break-out sessions to get input from the community on these recommendations

Ward Councillors and representatives from the City will be available to discuss the project and answer questions.  Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa. If you require special accommodation, please email your request to the contact below.

For more information, please email stage2@ottawa.ca or contact:   Marc Magierowicz, Planner LRT Stage 2 Project Office 180 Elgin Street Ottawa, ON K2P 2K3 marc.magierowicz@ottawa.ca tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 27820








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