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Old Ottawa South Community Association

Resources (14)

Due to the neighbourhood's central location, residents of Old Ottawa South enjoy access to a multitude of resources—many of which are within easy walking distance. On this page you will find links to many of these resources. If you know of a resource you think should be added, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Activity Ideas for Parents/Guardians

Need some ideas while you're at home for the next couple of weeks? The Firehall team will post some activity ideas every couple of days for parents to download.  Our ideas will pop up in PDF form. The links should be live so you can go directly to some of the pages we use.

pdf Kids Activities for May 12 (166 KB)

OSCA Colouring Pages: We'd love to feature some of the kids' artwork on social media so if they colour a sheet, email a picture of it to Darcy and Katherine at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll make a little gallery on Facebook of the submissions. We can't wait to see all the beautiful pictures!

pdf THANK YOU Colouring Page (47 KB) pdf Astronaut Colouring Sheet (284 KB)  |  pdf Football Colouring Sheet (450 KB)  |  pdf Castle Colouring Sheet (425 KB)  |  pdf Owl Colouring Sheet (325 KB)  |  pdf Chicken Colouring Sheet (233 KB)

Past Activity Grids

pdf Activity Ideas for May 5 (169 KB)  |  pdf Activity Ideas for April 28th (180 KB) pdf Activity Ideas for April 21 (170 KB) pdf Activity Ideas for April 14 (164 KB) pdf Activity Ideas for April 7 (169 KB) pdf Activity Ideas for April 3 (202 KB) pdf Activity Ideas for March 30 (218 KB) pdf Activity Ideas for March 25 (562 KB) ( pdf Rules for Games - March 25 (427 KB) ) |  pdf Activity Ideas for March 23 (215 KB)  |  pdf Activity Ideas for March 19 (357 KB) ( pdf Rules for Games - March 19 (26 KB) ) |  pdf Activity Ideas for March 17 (35 KB)

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Speaking to Children About COVID-19

Children are curious and will ask questions about COVID-19. This is understandable given that they are hearing about it everywhere they turn. Some of them are afraid of the current situation and others just want to better understand what is happening around them. 

 

In order to put children at ease when asked about COVID-19, these are some steps and tips you could use that can aid in the conversation (Adapted from recommendations by the CBC, Unicef, Kids Health, and the CDC)

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Refugee Sponsorship 101

Refugee 613Do you want more information before committing to sponsoring a refugee from Syria or elsewhere? Do you need help forming a group?

Refugee 613, in partnership with the Coalition in Ottawa for Refugees and Ottawa City Councillor David Chernushenko, is hosting a neighborhood workshop on the basics of private refugee sponsorship.

You'll get an overview of the different pathways to sponsorship, a chance to talk to experienced sponsors about the process, and the opportunity to network with like-minded people in your ward.

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City of Ottawa: Planning Primer Course Materials

The City of Ottawa offers a series of courses designed to help citizens become familiar with issues related to urban planning.

The instructural information from these courses—Planning Primer 1 & Planning Primer 2— is now available online, courtesy of the Federation of Citizens' Associations of Ottawa-Carleton: see the FCA Resource section for details. Also included are the materials related to the elective courses on the Ontario Municipal Board, Understanding Residential Intensification and Infill, and Secondary Planning Processes.

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613-247-4946