In late October 2018, we wrote to the community in light of the public announcement of fraud and embezzlement at the Glebe Parent’s Daycare (GPD). We committed to reviewing OSCA financial procedures, in light of the Glebe situation, and reporting back to our community on our findings.
Join us on Sunday, December 9th 2018 for our annual Breakfast with Santa! We are so excited to celebrate the season with you! Join us from 10:30 am-12:30 pm at The Firehall (260 Sunnyside Avenue) for festive fun. Admission is free and there is a free pancake breakfast for the first 150 people! We just ask that you bring a donation (food or monetary) for the Ottawa Food Bank.
For 15 years Amnesty International Write for Rights has given people hope in their darkest moments. Last year participants at Southminster sent 142 letters on behalf of prisoners of conscience around the world. Come join friends and neighbours at the Write for Rights event at Southminster United Church on Sunday afternoon, December 9th, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
If you are a user of Hogs Back Park, please see this message Parks Canada recently sent:
"November 28, 2018 – This week, the contractor for the Hogs Back Dam and Fixed Bridge rehabilitation project will begin installing the cofferdam on the south side of the dam. This work requires the movement of heavy machinery across the multi-use pathway next to the staging area, southeast of the dam. In order to preserve public safety, the contractor will utilize flagstaff to control pedestrian traffic when heavy machinery is crossing. Pedestrians can expect brief intermittent delays during these times."
In the November 2018 OSCAR, the OSCA Traffic & Safety Committee published an article outlining the current situation along Bank Street in Old Ottawa South regarding East-West pedestrian signals. In the article, the committee proposes to work with the City to implement two changes: 1) make all E-W pedestrian signals automatic, and 2) make sure that all E-W pedestrian signals have an advanced green for pedestrians.
Have a say about Ottawa’s cultural scene by attending a public consultation event between November 16th to December 1st, 2018. Check out the event details here.
It’s important – did you know that Ottawa cultural sites and events drew audiences of over 5 million in 2017? And approximately 51,000 residents are employed in culture and tourism? Cultural events include film and food festivals, heritage and theatre districts, rural museums, urban concerts, and street art.
Carleton University Learning in Retirement has announced the upcoming session scheduled for Winter 2019. The session will feature a total of twelve lecture series, two writing workshops, and two language workshops. The lecture topics include art, architecture, politics, history, music, physics, and literature.
Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
Where Youth, Energy, and Creativity Meet, We Are All Made Richer
Every now and then the universe aligns just so, and suddenly you remember why you are alive. Such is the power of spending an afternoon with the fine young actors from The Company of Adventurers.