Old Ottawa South Community Association

Traffic News December 2013

Bank Street Bridge  There have been two recent public meetings on traffic: one November 27, 2013, in Old Ottawa South and the other December 9, 2013, in the Glebe.  The November meeting covered the results of the 2013 Riverdale and Area Traffic Study, while the December meeting focused on the Lansdowne Transportation Monitoring Plan, a key outcome of the Lansdowne Transportation Advisory Committee (LTAC). 


Venturers Repair Neighbourhood Footbridge

footbridge repair 2013Early on Sunday, November 3, 2013, six members of the 17th Southminster Venturer Scouts headed out to repair the footbridge just west of Bronson Avenue along the Rideau River. The Venturers were accompanied by their two advisors and Guy Souliere from OSCA.


Donations Needed for Empathy House in Old Ottawa South

OSCA is collecting holiday donations for Empathy House, a long-term residential treatment facility for women located in our neighbourhood of Old Ottawa South. Please feel free to drop off any of the following items at the Old Firehall in the Empathy House Donation Box in the entrance of the OSCA community centre.


Breakfast with Santa: Sun. Dec. 15, 2013

breakfast with santa smallJoin OSCA for our second annual Breakfast with Santa. On Sunday December 15th from 10:30am - 12:30pm OSCA will be handing out free pancakes and juice to the first 150 participants. We will also have cookie decorating and face painting. And a special visit from Santa who will hand out candy canes to those children present. Entrance is free, we ask only for a food donation which we will give to the Ottawa Food Bank.


Old Ottawa South Traffic: Where to from Here?

sunnyside-at-bankThe Old Ottawa South Traffic Survey was initiated in response to traffic management issues raised at the Lansdowne Transportation Advisory Committee (LTAC), chaired by Councilor David Chernushenko. The Survey acts as a bridge between two official City Studies, one completed in 2012 West of Bank Street, the other initiated in May 2013 East of Bank encompassing Riverdale Avenue & Area, including Sunnyside Avenue East of Bank (results expected late 2013 or early 2014).


Cardboard Challenge 2013

cardboard-challenge-2013-1On Saturday October 5th my family and I arrived at the Firehall Community Centre with two cereal boxes. We left with a couple of beautifully-decorated tote bags and – more impressive, but arguably less practical – one giant silver robot costume. It was magic.


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