Old Ottawa South Community Association

OOS Community Police Officer Receives Neighbourhood Safety Award

Community Police officer Constable Khoa Hoang received the "Enforcement Professional Award" at Crime Provention Ottawa's annual awards Nov. 5. Constable Hoang serves the downtown areas of Centretown, Sandy Hill, Old Ottawa East, and Old Ottawa South. He was nominated three separate times for his work volunteering at 25 local organizations and mentoring youth.

Const. Hoang also publishes a monthy report for each region in their respective print newsletters: the Glebe Report, The Main Streeter, the Centretown paper and the OSCAR.


Citizens Engagement Learning Experience

citizens-academyThe Citizens Academy of Ottawa is a grassroots, citizen-led initiative dedicated to developing civic literacy with Ottawans and getting individuals more engaged in critical municipal topics affecting us all.

The Academy is seeking residents who care about their city and want to better understand how it works in order to make a difference in their neighbourhoods and communities.


Comings & Goings on Bank Street

Jérôme Photography recently moved out of 1171 Bank Street. Opening soon in its place: Ottawa Blossoms fresh fruit arrangements. Welcome to the neigbourhood!

Trillium Bakery is relocating from 209 Belmont Avenue to 1181 Bank Street; Alta Vista Flowers will share the space too, starting in early December.

And Wag, located at 1071 Bank Street, has transformed the entire basement into a Doggie DayCare centre.

Drop by these local businesses to learn more.


Fond Memories of Summer

Photo by: Patrick NantelBid a fond farewell to summer with a look through Ed Kucerak and Patrick Nantel's photo essay of the building of the Brewer Park Community Garden. The garden was a few years in development, with many hands and many "motions" to do it, but it was finally successful, and here's a nice pictorial of the Garden's first summer.

For more information about the community garden or how to become a member, visit: www.brewerparkcommunitygarden.weebly.com.


Trillium Bakery Moving to 1181 Bank St‏reet

Trillium-is-MovingTrillium Bakery is on the move! A renovation at Majestic Laundry & Dry Cleaners, 1149 Bank Street, means that by next month the bakery will be re-located, but not too far away—new address: 1181 Bank Street, previously home of Art & Architecture.


Local Business Owner a Celebrate Mom Contest Winner

Anna-Belanger-storefront As you step inside the door at 1097 Bank Street the first thing you notice are the beautiful images of women and babies, the casts of women’s bodies and the inspirational quotes, all designed to honour women. Anna Bélanger & Associates is a massage therapy clinic dedicated to women of all ages and stages of life and the relaxing atmosphere they’ve created is immediately calming.


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