Old Ottawa South Community Association

  • Fall Fest Success!

    Fall Fest Success!

    Thank you to everyone who made this year's event a wonderful success!
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  • Fall 2018 at OSCA

    Fall 2018 at OSCA

    Our Fall session is in full swing! Check out our Fall 2018 Program Guide for more information, it's never too late to register!
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  • Christmas Craft Show 2018

    Christmas Craft Show 2018

    Join us on Sunday, November 25th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm at the Firehall. We have over 40 vendors for this year's show! Read more about what you can expect.
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  • Old Ottawa South Resident? Join OSCA - it's free!

    Old Ottawa South Resident? Join OSCA - it's free!

    If you wish to vote for the OSCA Board, you must be an OSCA member. If you wish to stand for election to become a Board member, you must also have signed up as a member at least three months before the AGM. To become a member click below and register today - it’s free! Want to join the OSCA Board? Contact the Nomination Committee at nominations@oldottawasouth.ca.
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  • Register for OSCA Programs

    Register for OSCA Programs

  • OSCA Celebrates 40 years!

    OSCA Celebrates 40 years!

    2018 marks the 40th anniversary of The Old Ottawa South Community Association! Stay tuned for a wonderful year filled with celebration. Throughout 2018 we'll be looking back on the wonderful years we've had, and planning for the even more amazing years ahead! Stay connected with us through Facebook, Twitter, and Instragram as we celebrate our anniversary! @OldOttSouth
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Capital Ward All Candidates Meeting

Capital Ward All Candidates Meeting

A full house greeted the Capital Ward candidates on Thursday, September 27, 2018 eager to hear views on neighourhood and city issues.  The meeting was sponsored by the six community associations of the area, including OSCA.

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New Parking Regulations

New Parking Regulations

As of June 1st, 2018, you're allowed to park on unsigned streets for 6 hours on weekends and statutory holidays from 7am to 7pm. This effectively doubles the amount of time you can park in one spot during these time-frames.

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What is the City’s Vision for Traditional Mainstreets?

Southminster Church, the Beer Store, and now Fifth Avenue Court—all contentious development proposals on Bank Street, and the outcomes will change the face of our neighbourhoods. Will this be for the good? Most people support some level of intensification—it’s important for promoting vibrant and walkable neighbourhoods in the urban core. But City Council seems intent on increasing density above all other considerations, even though there are no density targets in place for Bank Street.

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Seneca Proposed for Safe Crossing of Colonel By Drive

Seneca Proposed for Safe Crossing of Colonel By Drive

Through the course of 2016 and 2017, the OSCA Traffic and Safety Committee has been advocating for a safe crossing of Colonel By Drive at a location somewhere between Avenue Road and Bronson Avenue. At the request of the Traffic and Safety Committee, the City of Ottawa and the National Capital Commission entered into discussions to determine if such a pedestrian and bicycle crossing could be possible.  It was agreed that it is indeed possible and Seneca Street has been proposed as the potential site.

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Renewal Project Open House: Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018

Renewal Project Open House: Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018

The City of Ottawa proposed work to renew infrastructure in the northwest portion of Old Ottawa South will involve the construction of new watermains and sanitary sewers along with full road reconstruction. House services will also be replaced up to the property line. Cycling lanes on Aylmer Avenue in the eastbound direction, and on Seneca Street in the southbound direction, will be implemented through pavement markings. Discussions are ongoing with the NCC about the potential for a pedestrian crossover at Seneca Street and Colonel By Drive.

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Brewer Park Renewal: Consultation Report

Brewer Park Renewal: Consultation Report

In March 2017, the City of Ottawa’s Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services Department, along with Councillor David Chernushenko’s office, hosted the first public consultation for the future renewal of Brewer Park. Well over 100 residents took part, providing comments, suggestions and hopes for the future of the Park over the next five to 15 years.

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Emilie Taman Announces Candidacy for City Councillor in Capital Ward

Emilie Taman announced her candidacy for Capital Ward on January 29, 2018, saying she’s running to provide strong and responsive representation at City Hall for all residents, and to contribute to building a more inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable Ottawa. “Capital Ward needs a councillor who will consult, listen and work collaboratively to build stronger communities in the ward and a better city—for families, seniors, students, young professionals, LGBTQ+ individuals, Indigenous peoples, and newcomers to Canada,” she said.

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Ottawa Next: Beyond 2036

What do you think makes Ottawa a liveable city? What's important to you for the city's future? The City of Ottawa has embarked on a planning exercise to identify the challenges of the future. 

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OSCA builds a strong sense of community and engages the residents of OOS through its various programs, services and activities.

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613-247-4946