Old Ottawa South Community Association

Construction progress 7 December 2017.

Canal Foot & Bike Bridge Update

Construction progress is on schedule although there was a minor delay in creating the Herridge pedestrian crossing of Colonel By Drive. Traffic on Colonel By Drive has largely returned to normal after the slight shifting of the parkway just north of Clegg (this was required to widen the Echo-CBD “island” to accommodate the switchback). 

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177 Hopewell Avenue

177 Hopewell from My Side of the Hedge—or at Least Where my Hedge Used to Be

What is worse: a developer, hired planner, and architect who promise a twelve-bedroom building in order to get approval, then file plans at the Building Code stage for a 27 bedroom building, or the City that allows this to happen?

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Upcoming CUAG exhibition: Fierce Passengers

Participate in the exhibition Fierce Passengers by artist Linda Sormin at Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG)

A call to the Carleton community: You are invited to lend an object to the exhibition that conveys your experiences of change, transition, migration, or immigration: it could be something you’ve held onto throughout these experiences, or something that reminds you of your experiences of home or transition.

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Commemorative Naming Honours Deirdre McQuillan

In recognition of Deirdre McQuillan’s extensive service to the community of Old Ottawa South, on November 23, 2017, the City of Ottawa named the lounge in the Firehall the “Deirdre McQuillan Lounge”. Councillor Chernushenko, OSCA Board Members, friends and family members were present at the ceremony.

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Concept view looking northwest.

Name the new Rideau Canal crossing

The Canal Footbridge, the Fifth Avenue Bridge, Clegg Footbridge, Rideau Crossing — whatever you’ve been calling it, it’s time to agree on a permanent name for new bridge connecting the Glebe and Old Ottawa East/Old Ottawa South. What name do you suggest?

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