ADVOCACY

Response from Mayor regarding Central Library

Good morning Christine, Thank you for your email and for taking the time to write on behalf of the Glebe Community Association.  I appreciate hearing from you. Like you, I believe that libraries are an [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Response from Mayor regarding Central Library

Our inputs to the Ottawa Urban Forest Management Plan (Nov 2016)

The GCA Environment Committee, in collaboration with other urban core community association green committees has been an active contributor to the City of Ottawa's consultations on the coming Urban Forest Management Plan. A copy of [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Environment Committee, Environment Committee Agendas|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, 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 [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Categories: 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

GCA supports additional tools to help the City keep streets safer.

Traffic speeds on local and residential streets, and near schools and playgrounds, are a primary and ongoing concern for residents of the Glebe.   Read the remainder of our letter to Mayor Watson, Transportation Committee Chair [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on GCA supports additional tools to help the City keep streets safer.