Old Ottawa South Community Association

City Requests FCA Participation in Official Plan Review Process

FCA Planning & Zoning committee issues report for Provincial Policy Statement Review process

Ottawa, Dec. 10—The Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa-Carleton (FCA) has been invited to participate in the City of Ottawa’s Official Plan Review process with two members of the FCA’s Planning & Zoning (P & Z) committee sitting on the Community Membership Panel.

“We have asked the City to engage us on municipal issues of concern to our member community associations," said FCA President Graeme Roderick, “so we certainly welcome the opportunity to participate in the Official Plan Review through the Community Membership Panel”.

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WAG Opens Local Doggie Daycare

Nice Dog Biscuits are available for all good dogs at Xmas.WAG Staff member Ana Kerr says there's been a lot of excitement among customers about their newly opened doggie daycare, and owner Joan Garvey is excited too. The room is in the basement of the shop on Bank Street juist north of Sunnyside. The space is airy and large, ideal for play, with a fenced off area for dogs of similar size to play together. This is standard practice—little dogs like to play with little dogs; big dogs with big dogs.

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Blizzard Bazaar Thurs. Dec. 13, 2012

hopewell-ps-logoHopewell’s Me to We Club is hosting the Blizzard Bazaar 2012 Thursday, December 13 5:00-8:00pm in the atrium/gym at Hopewell Ave Public School: selling homemade crafts and bake goods, silent auction, and supporting alternative income & livelihood. This initiative helps women in third world countries earn an income breaking the cycle of poverty.

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

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OSCA Water Bottles For Sale at the Firehall

water-bottleOSCA is now selling metal water bottles for $20 each with the OSCA logo on them. These 750 ml bottles have the OSCA logo in your choice of either white or red. They are stainless steel 18/8 and are an 'Otterbottle' product. A  portion of sales will be donated to the David Suzuki Foundation.
Support the environment, support your own health,  and show your support for OSCA!  All remaining proceeds go to funding OSCA Firehall programs.

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Breakfast with Santa: Sun. Dec. 9th at the Firehall

santa-with-flapjacksJoin OSCA for a free pancake breakfast to the first 150 people. Enjoy face painting, holiday crafts, decorate cookies from Yummy Cookies. Santa will give a quick appearance to hand out candy canes. Donations of food for the Ottawa Food Bank will be accepted in lieu of an entrance fee.

Join us after breakfast for a Christmas movie at the Mayfair Theatre at 1pm in support of OSCA programs. Bring the family and come support a great cause!

Sunday, December 9, 2012 10:30am-12:30pm at the Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Ave.

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New Paintings by Helen Lacelle at Carmen's Veranda

Helene Lacelle art openingArtist Helene Lacelle will be showing a variety of her art styles covering several years of creation—for example, her very unique 'Art Blocks', large gouache paintings and collages some recently completed specially for this exhibit. Lacelle's show opens 11 December 2012 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. at Carmen's Veranda, 1169 Bank Street, and all are welcome. Carmen Letourneau and her staff put out an incredible opening night with free gourmet nibblies and cash bar. Show runs from Dec. 11 to Jan. 31, 2013.

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