On the evening of October 26, 2017, Hopewell Avenue Public School’s Parent Council organized a parent information session on substance use, addiction, and gaming. Andrew Mendes from Rideauwood Addiction & Family Services gave an excellent presentation to about 50 parents that focused on how to talk about and deal with substance use among elementary school aged children as well as teenagers.
Traffic and Transportation Plan for Saturday, December 16, 2017
Much has been written on these pages already about the potential development of Southminster United Church and I do not plan to wade into that debate here. But this month I do want to highlight a new business that will be using one of Southminster’s spaces.
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).
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?
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.
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.
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?