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
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/
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]