Old Ottawa South Community Association

“Less Plastics, More Life” Campaign

In a society fortunate enough to have potable tap water and many choices in terms of container selection, disposable plastic water bottles and other single-use plastics may be something we can choose to live without.  Please read this message from the Ottawa Water Study Action Group and email the Mayor and your Councillor if you support the initiative.

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Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo 2019

Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo 2019

The second Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo was held on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in Windsor Park. This year the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) and the Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC) collaborated to stretch Capital Spokes into a weekend event.

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OSCA Autumn Art Show & Sale: Call to Artists

OSCA Autumn Art Show & Sale: Call to Artists

Local artists, working in any medium, may submit one piece of fall-related artwork for exhibition and sale at the Firehall; 100% of sale goes to the artist. The theme: fall foliage, autumn leaves, hayrides, harvest celebrations, pumpkins...

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Raising Funds for Refugees One Purse at a Time

Raising Funds for Refugees One Purse at a Time

On a recent bright Sunday, the dining room of a grand Old Ottawa South home had been transformed into a mini marketplace with purses atop china cabinets, tables lined with baskets of bangles and scarves and more wares hanging off door frames and wine racks. In the hallway, colourful scarves ran up the banister.

The reason for the makeover? The New to You Jewellery, Purse and Scarf Sale, one of the latest fundraising efforts of the Ottawa South Refugee Committee.

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Sunnyside Rain Gardens 2019

Sunnyside Rain Gardens 2019

The City of Ottawa will be restoring the gardens within the next 4-6 weeks. They will inspect drainage, repair where necessary, add more soil (a unique composition to rain gardens) if required, and replant. We now know what survives!

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Blue Roses: Shedding a Light on an Invisible Community

Blue Roses: Shedding a Light on an Invisible Community

Blue Roses is an inspiring documentary that challenges how end of life (palliative) care is defined and provided to Ottawa’s inner-city rooming house community, whose members often face issues of poverty, addiction and mental illness. Bob Jamison, a person with lived experience, and other frontline health workers take an innovative approach by going out into the community to provide palliative care, which is more typically provided in hospitals and hospices, and sometimes in homeless shelters.

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