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900 Albert Street

Dear Mayor and Councillors, The Glebe Community Association, as members of the Federation of Citizens' Associations of Ottawa (FCA), is writing to offer its support for the FCA position related to the proposed  65 story building to be constructed at 900 Albert St. We are members of the Federation of Community Association and support the FCA position and [...]

2018-07-10T19:42:24+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Advocacy, News|Comments Off on 900 Albert Street

5th Avenue Court Update

The Open House hosted by Minto on Saturday to present their revised proposal was well attended by Glebe residents.  Many people expressed ongoing concern regarding the massing of the building, particularly along 4th and 5th Avenues, as well as to the rear of the building where it is adjacent to existing low-rise residential.  Many felt that additional building setbacks [...]

2018-05-07T00:17:31+00:00 May 7th, 2018|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on 5th Avenue Court Update

Glebe Parks Committee – April Updates

The GPC volunteers meet monthly to discuss all aspects of the running and upkeep of our beautiful and well used Glebe parks.  Moving into Spring we hope to arrange, oversee, communicate such amenities as: the canoe docks in Patterson Creek and the Canal at Fifth Avenue.  Other projects in-hand include: placement of Parklett’s on Second [...]

2018-04-06T16:39:38+00:00 April 6th, 2018|News, Parks|Comments Off on Glebe Parks Committee – April Updates

Glebe Parks Committee Promotes the “GLAD Cleaning the Capital” Spring 2018

The City of Ottawa hosts its annual Spring event, GLAD’s “Cleaning the Capital”.  It’s coming soon! Registration begins on March 15th 2018, with park cleanups taking place between April 15th & May 15th.  Everyone is welcome so please come out and help our Glebe Parks Committee (GPC) volunteers. Please refer to the table below [...]

2018-04-27T17:27:24+00:00 April 6th, 2018|News, Parks|Comments Off on Glebe Parks Committee Promotes the “GLAD Cleaning the Capital” Spring 2018

Minutes Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Glebe Community Association Minutes of the Board Meeting Tuesday, February 27th, 2018   Present: Board Members:  Josh VanNoppen, Christine McAllister, Louise Aranoff, Angela Keller-Herzog, Carol MacLeod Elizabeth Ballard, Jennifer Humphries, Nini Pal, Bill Price, Brenda Perras, Sue Stefko (GACA), Sam Harris, Carolyn Mackenzie, Sarah Viehbeck, Laura Smith,  Rochelle Handelman, Johanna Persohn.   Others: David Chernushenko, [...]

2018-03-26T17:15:08+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Board, Board Meeting Minutes|0 Comments

GrowSmartGirls FREE seminar series

GrowSmartGirls is a FREE seminar series, in partnership with the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group, that seeks to equip pre-teens, teens and their caregivers with the knowledge and skills to improve their situational awareness and respond to societal dangers and challenges, including on the Internet. Topics include: -Sexual Assult/Coercion/Consent -Social Media & Cyber Safety/ Self Defence [...]

2018-02-14T18:52:06+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Health and Social Services Committee, News|Comments Off on GrowSmartGirls FREE seminar series

Petition regarding 99 Fifth Avenue

The proposed 8 storey condo building in the heart of a stable, low-rise neighbourhood does not comply with the City’s own policies.  This community supports smart growth and intensification but intensification can be achieved by building within the existing 15 m (4/5 storey) zoning.  Please consider supporting this petition to say no to the [...]

2018-02-15T20:12:08+00:00 February 12th, 2018|News, Planning Committee|0 Comments

Traffic impacts this week

Traffic impacts in Ottawa as a result of special events and upcoming road work – Week of February 5 Ottawa – Ongoing and upcoming road work project will have the following impacts on Ottawa traffic: O’Connor Street – O’Connor Street is closed to motorists between Laurier Avenue and Somerset Street until Friday, March 2. The closure is [...]

2018-02-02T22:38:06+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Traffic impacts this week

Jet Fly By

An extra roar will fill the air at both Parliament Hill and Lansdowne Park Saturday night, just before the Scotiabank NHL100 Classic between the Ottawa Senators and the Montreal Canadiens. Two CF-18 aircraft will fly over Lansdowne Park just before the puck drops on Saturday, December 16. The two aircraft will also fly over Parliament Hill. [...]

2017-12-14T17:35:07+00:00 December 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Jet Fly By

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?

2018-04-04T17:17:51+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Planning Committee|Comments Off on Name the Bridge Competition