The Bank Street Canal Bridge – Feedback from the OSCA Traffic and Safety Committee

The Bank Street Canal Bridge – Feedback from the OSCA Traffic and Safety Committee

The Bank Street Canal Bridge has been a source of concern for neighbouring residents for years. At street level, it is unsafe and unpleasant for pedestrians and cyclists. From a distance, the bridge is beautiful with its rounded arches crossing the canal and has a historic designation – it should be a joy to cross, but it is not. Since he has been in office, Councillor Shawn Menard and his staff have been working…

Bank Street Transportation Forum Report

Bank Street Transportation Forum Report

Back in December 2019, we hosted a public forum on Bank Street Transportation through Old Ottawa South and the Glebe. We know the street does not currently meet the needs of all road users. As a first step, we have released our As We Heard It report. This report includes the presentations by community groups and city staff, as well as the feedback we received before, after, and during the meeting.

From the Archives: Bank Between the Bridges – Only the Name’s Been Changed

From the Archives: Bank Between the Bridges – Only the Name’s Been Changed

In this announcement from the October 1978 OSCAR, Larry McDonald reports on a new name in the neighbourhood. What’s in a name? In this case $150.00. At least that’s what it means to Mr. Stuart Heibein of Scotia Place whose slogan, “Bank Between the Bridges” is the new name for the Ottawa South stretch of Bank Street.

History Of The Sunnyside Library

History Of The Sunnyside Library

The Sunnyside branch of the Ottawa Public Library is one of the gems of our Old Ottawa South neighbourhood. Much loved and very well used by young and old, it has been in existence almost as long as the entire Ottawa library system itself, but of course it looked very different in the beginning.

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