OSCAR Submission Guidelines

The OSCAR is a community paper paid for entirely by advertising. It is published by the Old Ottawa South Community Association Inc. (OSCA). Distribution is free to all Old Ottawa South homes and businesses, and selected locations in Old Ottawa South and the Glebe. Opinions expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily of The OSCAR or OSCA. Contributions should be in electronic format sent by e-mail to oscar@oldottawasouth.ca in either plain text…

OSCAR Governing Principles

THE OTTAWA SOUTH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION REVIEW (OSCAR) GOVERNING PRINCIPLES Approved April 16, 2013 Objective: This policy sets out The OSCAR’s governing principles, organization, responsibilities and relationship to the Board of Directors of the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) Principles: The OSCAR is published for OSCA; The OSCAR aims to be a vital, community-based newspaper providing a forum for community expression; The OSCAR is self-supporting, relying on advertising revenue for operating costs and operating…

OSCAR Editorial Policy

SCHEDULE B: THE OSCAR EDITORIAL POLICY The OSCAR serves as a forum to inform and entertain the residents of Old Ottawa South. Articles and letters are solicited primarily from residents and community-oriented organizations about items and information of interest to residents. Features such as the Community calendar will carry events or items that may be of interest to residents. The views and opinions in published material are those of the writers and not necessarily…

In Memory of Joe Scanlon

In Memory of Joe Scanlon

Joseph Scanlon, a long-time Old Ottawa South resident and renowned journalist, professor and researcher, died suddenly May 2, 2015, at 82 years of age. Known as “Joe” to many colleagues, friends, neighbours, and former students, Scanlon resided for decades at his welcoming home on Aylmer Avenue, both during and after his tenure as professor and director of the journalism school at Carleton University.

New House on Campus

Curious about the house that has sprouted up on Bronson Avenue at the north-end of the Carleton University campus? Read about this new facility in this 2015 Charlatan article: Construction almost complete on new sustainability research-house.

Taking Care of Business, Thinking Ahead

Taking Care of Business, Thinking Ahead

Since our last article in November 2014, the OSCA Traffic & Safety Committee has continued to meet monthly, represent OOS at Lansdowne’s Transportation Management Operations Committee, meet with City officials (yes another walkabout in January 2015) and host discussions with residents on issues specific to the streets on which they live (Aylmer, Willard). Although the work of the Committee continues to be driven by recommendations endorsed by OSCA in September 2013, we are beginning…

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