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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? 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