Financial Fact Sheet for Councillors The three most-affected communities (Glebe, Old Ottawa East, and Old Ottawa South) have come together to send a fact sheet on the Lansdowne 2.0 proposal to the Mayor and the Councillors for consideration before any votes are taken. On October 18, 2023 the combined Committees of Finance and Corporate Services and Planning and Housing will meet to discuss the proposal and prepare a recommendation for the full City Council meeting on October 25, 2023.
A Public Forum entitled “Let’s Talk Lansdowne” will take place on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 7pm at the Horticulture Building in Lansdowne Park. Mark it in your calendar!
Old Ottawa South residents will be relieved to learn that the Post Office located in the Quickie Convenience Store will remain where it is, at least for the foreseeable future. OSCA has received a letter to this effect from Canada Post, which is reproduced below. All this means that there is no threat to an essential public service in the neighbourhood, though it is also reassuring to note that Canada Post already had contingency plans in place to retain a postal outlet across the street.
From Shawn Menard’s Capital Ward Bulletin, an announcement about changes coming to Bank Street in Old Ottawa South and to Billings Bridge.
Come one, come all – bargains galore! Sales happening throughout the neighbourhood.
For the opening concert of Music at Trinity’s 2023/2024 concert series, we will celebrate the splendid instrument that the renowned organ builder Casavant Frères installed in Trinity Anglican Church and was dedicated in 1963. The concert series resumes on September 23rd at 4 pm and a freewill offering grants admission to the event which will be performed by the Music Director Fabien Tousignant.
The sale of the former St. Margaret Mary Church at 7 Fairbairn Avenue is now official. The Muslim Council of Ontario became the new owners on July 20, 2023. The property will be known as “Sunnyside Mosque and Community Centre, Ottawa South” or “Jamia Masjid Farooq-e-Azam.”
The City has a new Official Plan and now a new Zoning By-law is needed to implement that Plan.
The Official Plan sets out directions for how to manage growth and change in neighbourhoods and how the City will respond to issues such as climate change and affordable housing. The new Zoning By-law will help implement these directions by providing rules for what can be built on every property in Ottawa.
The Zoning By-law sets out rules for:
We are thrilled to announce this year’s Company of Adventurers production, William Shakespeare’s zany comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost! The King of Navarre and his three buddies have sworn an oath to avoid the company of women for three years while they devote themselves to their studies. But who expected the Princess of France to arrive with her three ladies in waiting? Chaos ensues as the lords struggle to preserve their “little academe” while each of the four succumbs to the charms of the visitors. They do their best to maintain their studious life. The women are forced to sleep outdoors rather than be allowed inside the King of Navarre’s court. An insult! Yet the women get their own back!
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