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:

  1. 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 the list to speak, email carolea.legault@ottawa.ca
  2. Write the Mayor and members of FEDCO to express concerns and offer support for this public park being managed in the public interest. Here is a list of FEDCO members: https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/your-city-government/council-and-standing-committees
  3. Write a letter to the Editor of the Ottawa Citizen or Sun in response to the recent coverage.
  4. Tweet and engage in the social media conversation.

 

For more information, check out some of the local media coverage, a backgrounder prepared by local community associations, and the results of an online City of Ottawa survey about Aberdeen Square:

 

Background information prepared by the Glebe Community Association, Old Ottawa East Community Association, and Old Ottawa East Community Association

 

Aberdeen Square Consultation, Survey Results July 2019

 

Capital Current, “Residents worry about future management of Lansdowne by OSEG”

https://capitalcurrent.ca/residents-worry-about-future-management-of-lansdowne-by-oseg/

 

Ottawa Citizen, “City will consider ceding all programming of Lansdowne Park to OSEG”

https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/city-will-consider-ceding-all-programming-of-lansdowne-park-to-oseg

 

CTV News Ottawa, Community meeting tonight as OSEG wants to take over city-run part of Lansdowne

https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/community-meeting-tonight-as-oseg-wants-to-take-over-city-run-part-of-lansdowne-1.4657641

 

CTV television story leading up the public meeting

https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/mobile/video?clipId=1814707

 

CBC News,

Farmers on edge as OSEG makes pitch to run Lansdowne

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/lansdowne-farmers-oseg-meeting-1.5337427

 

CBC News, “OSEG out to reassure skeptics about Lansdowne plan: Urban park’s operations could be handed over to owner of sports teams”

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/lansdowne-park-farmers-events-oseg-1.5338510