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Name the Bridge Competition

The Canal Footbridge, the Fifth Avenue Bridge, Clegg Footbridge, Rideau Crossing — whatever you’ve been calling it, it’s time to agree on a permanent name for new bridge connecting the Glebe and Old Ottawa East/Old Ottawa South. What name do you suggest? http://capitalward.ca/index.php/name-that-bridge

2017-12-13T21:41:40+00:00 December 13th, 2017|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Name the Bridge Competition

Your guide to getting around town during the NHL100 Classic

Ottawa – There is a lot of hockey excitement going on in Ottawa on Saturday, December 16 and the City of Ottawa wants to make sure you arrive at your destination safely and on time. If you are going to the Scotiabank NHL100 Classic, plan ahead for long security screening lines, arrive early and expect traffic delays. [...]

2017-12-11T19:32:31+00:00 December 11th, 2017|News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on Your guide to getting around town during the NHL100 Classic

Greening your Holiday Event

As its holiday time, we wanted to share with you this resource that the City has to green your events! Sustainability metrics are a great addition to your report-back to your boards and funders on the success of an event. https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/water-and-environment/green-living#greening-your-event

2017-12-11T19:26:21+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Environment Committee|Comments Off on Greening your Holiday Event

City’s Draft Budget 2018: not enough to reduce our carbon footprint

In early November, the City of Ottawa released its draft budget for 2018. The GCA Environment Committee has been urging the City to make serious commitments to renewable energy in our city. With partners in the Community Associations Forum on Environmental Sustainability (CAFES), a group of likeminded associations, we issued a news release expressing concern [...]

2017-12-02T15:56:00+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Advocacy, Environment Committee|Comments Off on City’s Draft Budget 2018: not enough to reduce our carbon footprint

GCA 50th – a huge success!

THANK YOU for you kindness in helping the GCA celebrate its 50th birthday. Community Partners GNAG Glebe Report Glebe BIA Sponsors BMO Glebe Branch Dominique Milne McKeen Metro Glebe Ottawa Farmers Market Bloomfields Flowers and all our members and volunteers! (Photos by Al Patrick)

2017-12-01T16:39:06+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on GCA 50th – a huge success!

Grey Cup – local street impacts

FYI Below: Alleyway access for residents of Clarey Ave., Rupert St., Howick Pl. and Regent St. during Bank St. closure due to Grey Cup. ByLaw Officers will be stationed in the area during closure from 2:00pm to approx.: 11:59pm on Sunday. All alleyways in yellow are city owned, and therefore we will be enforcing “no [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News, Traffic Committee|0 Comments

New Ottawa Hospital info sessions

Below is a list of the upcoming information sessions regarding the new Ottawa Hospital. Closest session is the last one on December 11 in Old Ottawa East. This is also the only session held in Ward 17 in this round. Kind regards, Michael Reid Office of Councillor David Chernushenko | Bureau du conseiller David Chernushenko City of [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on New Ottawa Hospital info sessions

Glebe road closures for Rideau Canal Skateway chalet installation

Queen Elizabeth Drive and Colonel By Drive – Queen Elizabeth Drive and Colonel By Drive will be closed to allow for the installation of the Rideau Canal Skateway chalets. Queen Elizabeth Drive will be closed in both directions on Friday, November 3 from 8:45 am to noon between Fifth Avenue and Bank Street. Colonel By Drive will be closed [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18+00:00 October 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Glebe road closures for Rideau Canal Skateway chalet installation

Thefts from Vehicles

A message from our community policing officer: I wanted to make sure everyone is aware we have been seeing an increase of theft from vehicles.  The majority of time it is reported that the door was unlocked and the car was searched with no suspects or evidence left behind.  I have on occasion had a [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18+00:00 October 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Thefts from Vehicles

Beer Store/Mr Muffler – Proposed Settlement Agreement

Background As the Board will recall, a proposal for an 8 and 6 storey building (on the Beer Store and Mr Muffler sites respectively) was approved by City Council in early May of this year.  The GCA Board had voted in favour of filing an appeal of Council’s decision to the Ontario Municipal Board.  Monk St residents [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18+00:00 September 25th, 2017|890-900 Bank Street, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Beer Store/Mr Muffler – Proposed Settlement Agreement