Monthly Archives: April 2016

Environment Committee Report, April 2016

GCA Environment Committee - Report – 2016 04 21 The meeting had good energy and was attended by a dozen people, mix of old and new faces. Areas of interest identified for activity in 2016-17 were:  trees;  bees & pollinators;  energy & climate change;  3Rs and waste diversion. Participants expressed a [...]

April 28th, 2016|Environment Committee, Environment Committee Minutes|Comments Off on Environment Committee Report, April 2016

GCA April 2016 Minutes

Glebe Community Association Minutes of the Board Meeting Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Present: Board Members: Christine McAllister, Sharon Chartier, Sylvie Legros, Scott Burton, Tim Hore, Angela Keller-Herzog, Rochelle Handelman, Carolyn Mackenzie, Carol MacLeod, Matt Meagher, Johanna Persohn, Ken Slemko, Sarah Viehbeck, Catherine Waters. Others: Councillor David Chernushenko, Justin Stratton (Counsillor’s assistant), Collette Downie, Lenore Fahrig [...]

April 26th, 2016|Board, Board Meeting Minutes|Comments Off on GCA April 2016 Minutes

Beer Store/Mr Muffler Bank St redevelopment: What was heard at the Public Meeting on April 22nd

Public Meeting re: Proposed redevelopment of 890/900 Bank Street Summary of Issues/questions raised and clarifications provided  1) Will there be electrical lighting on the western side of the building, rooftop lighting that might impact on residents - a lighting plan will be provided.  Amica indicated that appropriate lighting important so as not to disturb their [...]

April 26th, 2016|890-900 Bank Street, News|1 Comment

Groups propose new access points on canal for canoes and kayaks

GCA's and Old Ottawa East Community Association's request for new access points on the canal covered in the April 21st Ottawa Citizen article by Alison Sandstrom.

April 22nd, 2016|Advocacy, News, Parks|0 Comments

Community associations propose downtown canal access for kayaks and canoes

GCA's proposal for downtown canal access for kayaks and canoes discussed in Metro News  

April 21st, 2016|Advocacy, News, Parks|Comments Off on Community associations propose downtown canal access for kayaks and canoes

GCA and Old Ottawa East Community Association advocate for Rideau Canal boat access

Dear Minister McKenna and Minister Joly, We write to you today to advocate for increased access to the Rideau Canal for canoers and kayakers in central Ottawa.  Read the rest of our letter here.  

April 20th, 2016|Advocacy, News, Parks|Comments Off on GCA and Old Ottawa East Community Association advocate for Rideau Canal boat access


WHAT?  Third Annual One-Day Heritage Plaque Event in the Glebe   WHY? To celebrate the wonderful architecture and social history of the Glebe.   WHEN? During the Great Glebe Garage Sale on Saturday May 28, 2016   WHO? The owners/residents of Glebe homes with support from the GCA Heritage Committee.   HOW?  Prepare and install a simple [...]

April 14th, 2016|Heritage, News|0 Comments

GCA and Ecology Ottawa Release Bronson Reconstruction Recommendations

After a year of street audits and public consultations, including an online survey with input from over 125 residents, the Glebe Community Association in partnership with Ecology Ottawa ( have released a report identifying issues and recommendations to be considered when Bronson Avenue (from the Canal to the Queensway) is reconstructed in 2018. The report [...]

April 12th, 2016|Traffic Committee|0 Comments

What do you think?

We'd love to hear from you. Complete our survey and help shape the future of Bank Street! Online: In person: Drop by our Mainstreet Pop-Up @ 757 Bank St. from November 6-16, 2015 (Between First & Second Ave) ImagineGlebe is a community visioning project initiated by the GCA. Phase 1 is Building a Vision [...]

April 8th, 2016|Planning Committee|0 Comments

March 2016 Board Agenda

2016-03-22 GCA Agenda    

April 6th, 2016|Board Agendas|Comments Off on March 2016 Board Agenda