Trees in the Glebe – Tree Sign-up Form

Trees in the Glebe Plant a tree, urge your neighbours to plant a tree, or show us a great spot for a new tree. The GCA’s Environment Committee and Ecology Ottawa are spearheading a project to inspire planting of 150 trees in our community in 2017. Register your tree or ideas here: For more [...]

GCA Board of Directors Manual 2016-2017

GCA Board of Directors Manual 2016-2017 November 2016 Open PDF version of BOD Manual GCA Directors' Manual final Dec 2016  

January 19th, 2017|Board, News|Comments Off on GCA Board of Directors Manual 2016-2017

Call for participants: hockey tournament

We are looking for participants in our annual hockey tournament! The chosen date: Saturday January 28, 9-noon(ish). Location: Windsor Park (OOS is host this year) All other details to follow. Please think about who can help you assemble a team, with equal emphasis on fun, sportsmanship, talent and gender balance. For more information, contact:

January 13th, 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on Call for participants: hockey tournament

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 important part of our City.  I know that the Central Library team has been working hard to ensure that the [...]

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

Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa Survey

The Federation of Citizens' Associations of Ottawa (FCA) is the form for community associations and similar non-profit volunteer groups in Ottawa. The Glebe Community Association sends representation on behalf of the community to this larger forum. The FCA is trying to gather data on community safety and security from across Ottawa communities. Kindly consider completing [...]

December 7th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa Survey

Community response to the hate graffiti on Powell Avenue

The Glebe Community Association advocates for a liveable, sustainable, diverse urban neighbourhood and believes in a safe community which welcomes, and is enriched by, diversity, broadly defined.  We were all shocked and greatly offended by the racist, hate-crime committed against one of our neighbours.  We express our support to Rabbi Maranta and ask that the City of [...]

November 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

GCA writes to City regarding development proposal for 890/900 Bank Street

On Tuesday, September 13th, an engaged group of residents participated in a Special Meeting of the GCA Board.  Given the short timeline to provide comments to the City (deadline of September 15th), the meeting was called to discuss a motion put forward by the GCA Planning Committee.  The motion, that passed with virtually unanimous consent [...]

September 15th, 2016|890-900 Bank Street, Board, Events, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beer Store/Mr Muffler development proposal: Docs available and comment period underway through Sept. 15th

You can now look at this significant proposal for Bank Street on the City's Devapps site. The proposal includes construction of an 8-storey mixed-use building (commercial at grade, retirement residence on upper storeys). The "Beer Store" and "Mr Muffler" are there now. The property is zoned Traditional Mainstreet, with a height limit of just 15 [...]

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

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