The Wellington Village Community Association (WVCA) is a volunteer, non-profit community group of local residents that represents over 1,500 households in our neighbourhood.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Questionnaire on NCC's urban lands

Fill out this questionnaire to voice your opinion on how the NCC uses its urban lands. Open until September 20, 2010.

Kitchissippi Ward ALL-Candidates Debate

Kitchissippi Ward ALL-Candidates Debate
Thursday, September 30

8:00 p.m.

Location: Champlain Park Fieldhouse (corner of Cowley and Clearview)

Ottawa, ON

Bring your own lawn or camping chair as chairs are limited at this venue.

Richmond Road / Westboro Transportation Management Implementation Plan: Public Open House

From the City of Ottawa.

We would like to invite you to attend a second Public Open House scheduled for this Thursday, September 16, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church (located at 347 Richmond Road). This open house will give you a chance to comment on a series of initiatives that are proposed to be implemented in your community over the next 15 years to encourage a shift from auto dependence to more sustainable modes of transportation (walking, cycling, transit, etc.).

This meeting is open to the general public.

Please see this PDF for more information.

If you are unable to attend the meeting but wish to obtain further information, please contact :

Steven Boyle, MCIP, RPP
Senior Project Manager
Transportation Planning Branch
Planning and Growth Management Department
City of Ottawa
110 Laurier Avenue West, 4th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Les Soeurs convent: What can you do?

Read this post on the web site of our friends and neighbours of the Westboro Community Association to find out what you can do:

Hintonburg Community Association's Annual General Meeting

Event Date: September 29, 2010

Location: Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St West


You're invited to the Hintonburg Community Associatio n's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, Sept 29th. Sign-in and membership renewal start at 6:30pm; Meeting at 7:00pm.

Learn about the past year's activities, raise your concerns and help elect the Board of Directors.

Fall Construction Update

The City of Ottawa's Infrastructure Services Department circulated the following notice this week:


Temporary Westbound Lane Restrictions - Somerset St West Between Bayswater Ave and Preston Street.

"From September 7, 2010 to November 12, 2010 Somerset St West between Bayswater Ave and Preston Street will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction only. Westbound vehicle traffic will be prohibited in this segment of Somerset St West.

Businesses on Somerset St West Between Bayswater Ave and Preston Street will remain open as usual.

On-street Parking: On-street parking will be available except in the immediate vicinity of construction activity.

Westbound Detour: North on Preston St, west on Albert St and Scott St, south on Bayview Road and Bayswater Ave to Somerset St West.

Sidewalks: Sidewalks on both sides of Somerset St West will remain open and clear.

Buses: Route 2 Westboro and Route 2 Bayshore westbound buses will be rerouted from Somerset St West to travel via Preston Street west on Albert and Scott, north on Bayview and Bayswater Aves to Somerset St West. Duration: September 7 - November 12, 2010. The Route no 2 Blair eastbound bus service will remain the same on Somerset St West and will not be detoured.

This work will result in some inconvenience to you such as noise, dust and vibrations. The City is committed to minimize any disruption and inconvenience to the public during construction. We would like to thank you for your patience and cooperation."

We thank the City for this update.

For more information:

Visit Road Work and Street Closures on

Visit Modifications to Bus Route no. 2 on

Construction Contacts:

Max Ross, Senior Project Manager, 613 580 2424 ext 16011

Dianna Ashworth, City Construction Liaison, Delcan, 613 863 3873

Pierre Robert, Contractor, Tomlinson, 613 229 9184

Don Lamirande, City Construction Inspector, 613 794 3671

2010 Planning Primer Program

From the City of Ottawa:

Have you ever wondered how land-use planning is done? What those black and white signs in your community mean? How a zoning application is made? How to make a presentation to Planning Committee? What land-use planners do for your community?

Now is your time to find out

The Planning and Growth Management Department is offering the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

SLOWest Fall seminar series

From SLOWest:

Interested in making a few changes to reduce your family's environmental footprint?