Through the commerative bench program a group of Jennifer Giles' friends have raised the funding necessary to place a memorial tree and bench in Brown’s Inlet Park where she spent many hours with her dogs. The plan for this bench and accessible pathway is attached.
From 2005-07 the City undertook infrastructure renewal of Central Park west of Bank St (CPW). Comparable work was not undertaken for Central Park East (CPE). The community using and surrounding the park has been actively seeking infrastructure renewal for CPE since 2010. Volunteers from the GCA and a community-led Friends of CPE group have engaged [...]
Residents of the Glebe and Old Ottawa East are thrilled with the new access points to the Canal at Patterson Creek and the foot of Clegg Street. We thought we should thank our MP and Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna (who is responsible for Parks Canada) and Minister Melanie Joly (responsible [...]
GCA's and Old Ottawa East Community Association's request for new access points on the canal covered in the April 21st Ottawa Citizen article by Alison Sandstrom.
GCA's proposal for downtown canal access for kayaks and canoes discussed in Metro News
Dear Minister McKenna and Minister Joly, We write to you today to advocate for increased access to the Rideau Canal for canoers and kayakers in central Ottawa. Read the rest of our letter here.
Parks Report to GCA Feb 2015