Monthly Archives: June 2016

Special meeting June 28th 2016

Instead of our regular monthly meeting, a special meeting has been called to deal with three motions we must address before we resume our normal operations in September. 2016-06-28 GCA Agenda

June 28th, 2016|Board Agendas, Events, News|Comments Off on Special meeting June 28th 2016

NCC Seeking Public Input on Pedestrian Crossing of QED at Queen Elizabeth Place

The NCC is seeking comments on its proposed design for a new pedestrian crossing of the QED at Queen Elizabeth Place.  The comment period is open until June 26 and can be accessed through the following link: http://ncc-ccn.cmail20.com/t/r-e-sdhhkc-jykkkdidf-r/

June 13th, 2016|Traffic Committee|Comments Off on NCC Seeking Public Input on Pedestrian Crossing of QED at Queen Elizabeth Place

Thanks Ministers McKenna and Joly!

Residents of the Glebe and Old Ottawa East are thrilled with the new access points to the Canal at Patterson Creek and the foot of Clegg Street.  We thought we should thank our MP and Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna (who is responsible for Parks Canada) and Minister Melanie Joly (responsible [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Advocacy, News, Parks|0 Comments

GCA asks the City to divest it’s Endowment Fund of fossil fuel extraction companies

The GCA recently passed a motion asking the City to divest its investments in fossil fuel extraction companies.  You can find our letter to the Mayor and Councillor David Chernushenko GCA Letter_fossil fuel divestment_to Mayor Watson and Councillor Chernushenko and a backgrounder with more detail Fossil Fuels Divestment briefing paper.

June 3rd, 2016|Advocacy, Energy & Climate Change Activities, Environment Committee, News|Comments Off on GCA asks the City to divest it’s Endowment Fund of fossil fuel extraction companies

GCA requests Mayor’s help in supporting summer ESL programming for newly arrived refugee families

GCA recently contributed $5,000 to assist the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG) in developing summer day camp programming for recently arrived refugee families.  This is a significant undertaking that will greatly contribute to the settlement process.  As families will be coming from across the City, assistance with public transportation is needed to reduce barriers to [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Advocacy, Health and Social Services Committee, News|Comments Off on GCA requests Mayor’s help in supporting summer ESL programming for newly arrived refugee families