Old Ottawa South Community Association

Ottawa Housing Policies - Request for Resident Feedback

The City of Ottawa recently retained Maclaren Municipal Consulting to identify policy options that can be considered to deal with housing issues in the area. MMC has just published two policy options papers on ottawa.ca and are asking for residents feedback/recommendations before finalizing their report.

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The 5 Big Moves

City of Ottawa staff have recently released a high level policy directions document for the New Official Plan. This document will be presented to Planning Committee at the upcoming session starting at 9:30am on August 22, 2019 at City Hall.

Beyond that, City Planning staff are asking for community resident input and comments on The 5 Big Moves by the end of September.

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Westboro Academy is on the Move

Westboro Academy is on the Move

A fixture in Old Ottawa South for the last 20 years the Westboro Academy is on the move. Located in the City of Ottawa’s former training centre building in Brewer Park, in mid-August the school is moving to 1000 Brookfield Road, a former French Catholic elementary school, near Bank and Heron.

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Fall 2019 Learning in Retirement Program

Carleton University has announced its upcoming sessions scheduled for fall of 2019. Early and Late Fall 2019 Sessions will feature a total of thirty-one lecture series, five writing workshops, and six language workshops.

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Flora Footbridge Community Opening

Flora Footbridge Community Opening

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, the communities of the Glebe, Old Ottawa East, and Old Ottawa South celebrated the opening of the Flora Footbridge that stretches from Fifth Avenue in the Glebe to Clegg Street in Old Ottawa East.

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New Pedestrian Crossing in Old Ottawa South

New Pedestrian Crossing in Old Ottawa South

In another step towards making Capital Ward the safest place for active transportation in Ottawa, the National Capital Commission (NCC) and the City of Ottawa have come to an Approval in Principle for a new intersection pedestrian signal (IPS) to facilitate crossings of Colonel By Drive at Seneca Street. The crossing point will include a traffic signal to control vehicles on Colonel By Drive, and a pedestrian crosswalk and cycling crossride to access cycling and pedestrian facilities along Seneca Street.

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