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Great Glebe Garage Sale Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

_____ April 6, 2020 For Immediate Release OTTAWA, ON: Based on recommendations from Public Health regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glebe Community Association and the Glebe Business Improvement Area have decided to cancel this year’s Great Glebe Garage and Sidewalk Sale planned for May 23, 2020.  The decision to cancel rather than postpone was a difficult [...]

2020-04-06T15:01:14-04:00April 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Update on COVID-19 from Ottawa Public Health and the City of Ottawa

Update on COVID-19 from Ottawa Public Health and the City of Ottawa    It is important to recognize that the COVID-19 situation is evolving very quickly. Please refer to OttawaPublicHealth.ca/Coronavirus to stay up-to-date on the latest information.  For information relevant to businesses and workplaces, please visit: https://www.ottawapublichealth.ca/workplacecovid19   Social Distancing Ottawa Public Health is urging everyone to practice physical [...]

2020-03-27T09:09:12-04:00March 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 updates

UPCOMING EVENTS The Glebe Community Association is not holding meetings for the time being, but it’s important that we all care for ourselves and our community in these difficult times. Check in on your neighbours (from a safe social distance!) to see if they need any help. WHAT’S HAPPENING GNAG COVID updates page including community links, [...]

2020-03-25T07:43:24-04:00March 25th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Glebe Community Centre (GCC) Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction Project

November 2019   Glebe Community Centre (GCC) Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction Project   What it is:   The Project aims to:   Increase the energy efficiency of the GCC and realize cost savings; Decrease the carbon footprint of the GCC by 50%;  Demonstrate to homeowners and facility managers how we can take effective climate [...]

2019-11-25T11:37:42-05:00November 25th, 2019|Environment Committee, News|0 Comments

Future of Lansdowne Park

Thank you to the more than 500 people who came to the public forum on the future of Lansdowne Park on October 28. Here are more ways you can show you care about Lansdowne: Sign up to speak at the City of Ottawa’s Finance and Economic Development Committee (FEDCO) on November 5 starting at 9:30am. To get on [...]

2019-11-02T11:41:07-04:00November 1st, 2019|Advocacy, Events, Lansdowne Committee, News|Comments Off on Future of Lansdowne Park

Glebe residential speed limit of 30 km/h

The speed limit on a number of residential streets in the Glebe and Old Ottawa South could soon drop from 40 km/h to 30 km/h, if Ottawa City Council approves a recommendation from the Transportation Committee, which approved the following motion from Councillor Shawn Menard on Sept. 4: Glebe and Old Ottawa South — Residential Area Speed Reduction: [...]

2019-09-23T10:25:08-04:00September 23rd, 2019|News, Traffic Committee|Comments Off on Glebe residential speed limit of 30 km/h

The Glebe Gateway Signage Project – Have your say!

Residents and visitors could soon see a new neighbourhood sign welcoming them to the Glebe, as a community-led initiative has been launched to explore the installation of a new gateway sign at the north end of the neighbourhood. Read our blog here or download the Glebe Gateway Signage concepts below and let us know which one [...]

2019-09-04T19:30:59-04:00September 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Glebe Gateway Signage Project – Have your say!

Petition for Ottawa’s trees

A message from the GCA Environment committee: Dear Friends, I just signed the Petition for Ottawa's Trees. Before September 9, 2019 please add your name because:   In this era of climate emergency – as recently declared by City Council –the importance of trees in mitigating climate change and adapting to its impacts must be acknowledged. They [...]

2019-08-12T21:00:46-04:00August 12th, 2019|Advocacy, Environment Committee, News|Comments Off on Petition for Ottawa’s trees

Phase III: Central Park/Clemow Estate Heritage Study

Please find attached the GCA Heritage Committee’s response to the draft Phase III: Central Park/Clemow Estate East Heritage Study provided to the Committee in March 2019.  In addition this response includes a request that the city consider a new Phase IV of the study. Central Park West_Clemora Estate Phase II Letter Johanna Persohn Co-Chair, GCA [...]

2019-08-12T12:47:52-04:00August 12th, 2019|Advocacy, Heritage, News|Comments Off on Phase III: Central Park/Clemow Estate Heritage Study