Health and Social Services Committee

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

GCA and Kind Canada

New to the Glebe Community Association, the GCA will be partnering with Kind Canada, a national not-for-profit organization that promotes and encourages all Canadians to help create a culture of kindness from coast-to-coast-to-coast. As a part of this initiative, the GCA will be running several activities during the GGGS to help to promote and encourage [...]

2017-05-03T10:16:15+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Health and Social Services Committee, News|0 Comments

Update, noise bylaw (Lansdowne)

Post by Sarah Viehbeck, Chair of the GCA Health and Social Services Committee In my capacity as Chair of the GCA Health and Social Services Committee, I am writing with an update (to the GCA Board, neighbouring Community Associations, and residents that have expressed concerns) on the proposed changes to the City of Ottawa's noise bylaw, which came [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Advocacy, Health and Social Services Committee|0 Comments

GCA requests Mayor’s help in supporting summer ESL programming for newly arrived refugee families

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 [...]

2016-07-24T23:25:18+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Advocacy, Health and Social Services Committee, News|Comments Off on GCA requests Mayor’s help in supporting summer ESL programming for newly arrived refugee families