1946 Scott Street: Site Plan Control Proposal and Minor Zoning By-law Amendment

1 10 2017

From the City of Ottawa:

This is the formal circulation of the planning application noted above. Below is a link to the application on the City’s Development Application Search Tool where you will find information about the application and all of the submitted plans, reports, surveys and accompanying documents you will need to review the application. Also attached is the application summary.

Link to the Site Plan Control Application on DevApps is here.

Link to the Zoning By-law Amendment Application on DevApps is here.

Please comment directly to the File Lead through the “Send comments to the file lead” link of DevApps.

Note that the deadline date for comments is October 25, 2017.


Event on November 3: Cornerstone Housing for Women

29 09 2017

Cornerstone Housing for Women, in partnership with Jennifer Luce present Art, Architecture and Landscape: Spaces for Healing, Connection and Community.

The event will be held at Orange Gallery on November 3 from 6-8pm. Tickets are $60 each and all proceeds support the Building the Dream Campaign.

More information is available in the attached poster and from www.cornerstonewomen.ca


Open House for Proposed Rochester Field Zoning By-Law Amendment

25 09 2017

There is an Open House for residents to look at the application proposed by the NCC for Rochester Field on Wednesday, October 4 from 6:30-8:30 at the Van Lang Field House (29 Van Lang Pvt).

Attached below are the Zoning By-Law Amendment and OPA application for Rochester Field.

The application is also available on DevApps (here) and you can read more about the NCC’s long-term vision for the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway by clicking here.


1Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application_Image Reference_2017-09-14 – Application Summary – D02-02-17-0060

Kiwanis Watch-It Shred-It Day: October 21, 2017

15 09 2017

The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa is holding their Annual Watch-It Shred-It Day on Saturday, October 21st, 9:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Hampton Park Plaza, Carling and Kirkwood.

– Cost is $8.00 per box / maximum 5 boxes per person.
– Size of a bankers box, approximately 12” x 16” or similar size.

Watch them shred your papers right in front of you and even get your box back if you ask.

Please pass this along to your contacts who may want to get their personal documents shredded.

Thank you for supporting Kiwanis!

Noise Exemption Application – McRae Utility Bridge

14 09 2017

A noise exemption application has been approved by the city  for construction work to be completed by Lischer Construction (city contract) on September 25 at 10pm until 5am on October 10 on the Utility bridge at McRae Ave over the Transitway, 200m east of Westboro Station.


New Development Open House for 1946 Scott St.

15 08 2017

There is an open house for a proposed development at 1946 Scott St on Wednesday, August 30.

Surface Developments, who are also building the Parkdale Market Lofts project at 12 Hamilton, are proposing a mid-rise, 12 storey building comprised of roughly 70 units. This will be a transit oriented development that will feature a significant number of environmentally friendly features.

A rendering can be found here, and additional information from Surface is available here.

Details: The Open House is Wednesday, August 30, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Van Lang Field House (29 Van Lang Pvt).

Note that the application for this proposal has not yet been submitted to the city.

UPDATE – Spreading Roots in Westboro

13 08 2017

Spreading Roots in Westboro

As part of the Neighbourhood Arts 150 Project and presented by AOE Arts Council, Odyssey Theatre and Volunteer Gardeners of Clare Park invite you to share and perform in Spreading Roots, a performance celebration of Westboro’s trees and green spaces.

Spreading Roots is a theatre-based community arts project drawing together elders, children, youth, and adults to create a celebration of their neighbourhood trees through storytelling, dance and song that features the planting of a new tree.

Writer/Storyteller Jacqui du Toit visited the park in June to collect your stories. The next steps will be to integrate story, song and dance with Director Rebecca Benson, Composer and Music Coach Vanessa Lachance and Choreographer Allison Burns, and to stage the celebration! Come out, get involved, and have some fun – all are welcome!

Dance, Song & Script: Saturday, August 26, 1:00-4:00pm

Putting Together the Show: Thursday, September 7, 5:30-8:00pm

Performance & Celebration: Sunday, September 10, 6:30pm

All at Clare Gardens Park

Please see the attached poster for additional details.


Spreading Roots in Westboro pdf

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