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Old Ottawa South Community Association

Revised Plans for 1050-1060 Bank Street: Community Meeting

Revised Plans for 1050-1060 Bank Street: Community Meeting

The development team for the proposed six-storey apartment building at the corner of Bank and Aylmer (where Siam Kitchen, Boomerang Kids, and the Barley Mow are located currently) has made revisions to the design that was presented to our community back in June 2019.  Come out and see what’s new! 

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Reimagining the Fieldhouse at Windsor Park

Reimagining the Fieldhouse at Windsor Park

On November 26, 2019, OSCA hosted a public meeting at the Firehall seeking residents’ views on the future of the fieldhouse at Windsor Park. The meeting was attended by about 30 people including our Councillor, Shawn Menard.

OSCA Board members Michael Jenkin and Luc Pellerin launched a presentation that displayed vividly the fieldhouse’s current dilapidated state, and estimated the potential costs of a renovation and a rebuild. Two flipcharts invited participants’ suggestions for the structural changes, as well as new or enhanced programming in the Park. Each participant was handed six sticky ‘dots’ to then vote for their preferred options in each category, three for facilities (or structures), and three for programming.

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DIY Grit Boxes: Spread It Around!

DIY Grit Boxes: Spread It Around!

Do-It-Yourself grit boxes, provided by the City of Ottawa, are installed at a few key spots around town. These yellow boxes are located close to steep hills and in areas where there are many pedestrians, seniors, and persons using mobility devices. 

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OSCA’s Winter Art Show

OSCA’s Winter Art Show

January marks the second month of OSCA's Winter Art Exhibit at the Firehall. The exhibit continues to the end of February 2020 and is open for viewing seven days of the week, the same hours of operation as the Firehall at 260 Sunnyside Avenue.

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A fresh start for Capital Daycare

A fresh start for Capital Daycare

January 2020 will mark the beginning of a new era for Capital Daycare, as the former cooperative officially amalgamates with Andrew Fleck Children Services (AFCS). The merger of our local daycare—which has been operating for over 45 years in the basement of Trinity Anglican Church—and the largest non-profit childcare provider in the city of Ottawa bodes well for the future of one of our neighbourhood’s most cherished institutions.

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OSCA Summer Camps 2020

OSCA Summer Camps 2020

Our 2020 Summer Camp Guide is available online now. We’re excited for another summer at OSCA! Last year will be hard to top, but we’ve been planning even more fun adventures and activities for you in 2020.

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