Paul Dewar

Paul Dewar, our former Ottawa Centre MP, died last Wednesday, a year after being diagnosed with glioblastoma. Paul was a tireless advocate within and beyond our neighbourhood and will be missed. A celebration of life will be hosted by First United Church at Carleton University, Dominion-Chalmers Church, 355 Cooper Avenue, Ottawa at 10:30 a.m, Saturday, [...]

2019-02-14T10:42:53+00:00February 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Paul Dewar

Representation on City Committees

Please see attached letter from the Glebe and Glebe Annex Community Associations and the Dow's Lake Residents' Association regarding Standing Committee membership. GCA GACA and DLRA letter to Mayor re standing committee representation - January 2019

2019-01-10T13:36:40+00:00January 10th, 2019|Advocacy, News|Comments Off on Representation on City Committees

Term of Council Priorities and strategic initiatives

Formal letter from the GCA persuant to the November 2018 board meeting and our motion to endorse the CAFES recommendations for the new Term of Council Priorities and strategic initiatives. An additional point was added by GCA regarding the importance of Parks maintenance and management. Click here to view PDF

2019-01-07T10:23:13+00:00January 7th, 2019|Advocacy, Environment Committee, News|Comments Off on Term of Council Priorities and strategic initiatives

Dispose of spoiled food items at City locations

Dispose of spoiled food items at City locations (Via City of Ottawa)  Ottawa – Residents in areas affected by the tornado and windstorm can dispose of food items spoiled during the power outage at the following City locations until the end of Tuesday, September 25: 950 Clyde Avenue Basin Court Conroy Works Yard - 3100 Conroy Road Hunt [...]

2018-09-24T20:21:54+00:00September 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Dispose of spoiled food items at City locations

Speed limits in the Glebe

There have recently been some communications from the city bout traffic speeds in the Glebe which may have led residents to believe that the GCA was arbitrarily determining speed limits for various streets. This is not the case.   In fact, Ottawa City Council approved an overall speed reduction to 40 km for the entire Glebe-Dow’s [...]

2018-08-27T23:23:38+00:00August 27th, 2018|Advocacy, Board, News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on Speed limits in the Glebe

Trillium Phase III Multi-Use Pathway

In August 2018, the City of Ottawa will begin construction on Phase III of the Trillium Multi-Use Pathway in your neighbourhood. This project will provide the final cycling link from the Glebe Community, Dow's Lake and  Lansdowne Park to the Carling Trillium Line Transit Station. Jul 2018 - Trillium Phase III Const Notice - EN

2018-08-08T15:21:41+00:00August 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Notice of Construction Catherine at Kent St

On behalf of the Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel project team, please find attached information regarding longer-term construction at the corner of Catherine St. and Kent St. By way of background:  There was a public open house in May of 2017 at the McNabb Community Centre to provide information about planned construction at the corner of Catherine and Kent (as well as [...]

2018-08-08T15:17:35+00:00August 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Notice of Construction Catherine at Kent St

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+00:00July 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+00:00May 7th, 2018|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on 5th Avenue Court Update