Plant Sale & Doors Open at Trinity Anglican Church

Plant Sale & Doors Open at Trinity Anglican Church

Is your garden calling to you now that spring has arrived? If you’re looking to add something new to your green space, be sure to check out Trinity Church’s third annual plant sale, scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2024, 10 am to 2 pm. As usual, we’ll be offering annuals, perennials, veggies, shrubs and houseplants, as well as gardening accessories. This is an opportunity to shop local and perhaps discover something new for your…

The Play’s The Thing: The Company Of Adventurers Presents Hamlet!

The Play’s The Thing: The Company Of Adventurers Presents Hamlet!

Hello neighbours! The Company of Adventurers invites you to our all-girls production of the greatest play ever: Hamlet! This is a first for Ottawa – did we say an “all-girls Hamlet”? – and our cast of eleven young women is incredible. We have music, we have a spooky play-within-a-play, we have two silly popcorn-eating badminton players, we have a graveyard, we have a girl gone mad, we have a fencing match, and we have…

Ottawa South Mosque – New Management Committee

The Muslim Council of Ontario held the elections for the management committee of Ottawa South Mosque also known as Jamia Masjid Al-Farooq Al-Azam and Community Centre, 240 Sunnyside Avenue, Ottawa South. The following executives were elected. As per the bylaws of the Muslim Council of Ontario, the term of the management committee is two years. May Allah help and guide the new team. Thanks, and JazakAllah for committing to serve the House of Allah…

Planning and Zoning Issues

Planning and Zoning Issues

Both the province of Ontario and the City of Ottawa are proposing changes that will critically impact residents of Old Ottawa South.  The Ontario government has introduced Bill 185. Among other things, the Bill proposes to eliminate most third party appeals to planning proposals, limiting that right to a few selected entities. Community associations, affected neighbours and environmental groups and individuals would be among those who would be denied the right to appeal official…

OSCA is Hiring!

We are currently seeking a talented administrator to join our team. This is an ideal role for anyone looking to contribute to a not-for-profit, community-minded organization. OSCA offers flexible hours, a remote/hybrid work arrangement, and competitive wages. The Administrator will report to the Executive Director and work closely with a small team of staff to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting. This is a part-time position with flexible hours varying around 20 hours/week depending…

E-scooters are back!

E-scooters are back!

The 900 e-scooters in the City program can be used in only selected neighbourhoods, bordered by St. Laurent Boulevard in the east, Rideau River/Carling Avenue in the south, Churchill Avenue in the west and the Ottawa River in the north. These are the same areas they operated in 2023. The 2024 season will operate, weather permitting, until November 15. Riders can unlock an e-scooter through the providers’ apps between 5 am and 1 am…

Hopewell Avenue P.S. annual consignment bike sale and fundraiser is around the corner!

Hopewell Avenue P.S. annual consignment bike sale and fundraiser is around the corner!

Hopewell Avenue Public School is gearing up for its much-anticipated annual “Anything on Wheels” consignment sale and fundraiser, set to take place on April 28, 2024 from 9 am to noon. If it’s anything like past years, this exciting event promises to celebrate community spirit, gear recycling, not to mention spring tune ups, all while supporting cycling education. Our awesome consignment bike and summer gear sale is at the heart of the event, catering to summer…

Spring 2024 Lifelong Learning Program

Spring 2024 Lifelong Learning Program

Carleton University offers a series of non-credit courses, both in-person and online, this spring. Online Series:  Online series are recorded for participants to review at their leisure unless stated otherwise. For more info on lecture recordings, visit our policies. Another Literary Journey into the Muslim World with Dr. Monia Mazigh (Hybrid, choose to attend in person or online) Beyond the Scoreboard: Sports, Culture, and Politics with Rizwaan Zahid Introduction to Children’s Mental Health with Teddy Dancy…

Why I don’t like Garlic Mustard

Why I don’t like Garlic Mustard

It’s not very tall, it grows in the shade mostly, it has pretty white flowers and it smells like garlic. What’s not to like? Well, unfortunately, it doesn’t get along with others and it can’t behave itself. Garlic Mustard is native to Europe and parts of Asia. It’s not adapted to our local ecosystems. For example, its roots give off chemicals that kill mycorrhizae in the soil – the fungi that many trees depend…

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