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.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Ottawa Race Weekend call for volunteers

From the Organizing Committee of Ottawa Race Weekend:
On May 28, the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon comes north along Fairmont to Wellington, then along Wellington to Richmond Road. We are celebrating Canada 150. The theme for the event is to Run across Canada. In the stretch of road just described will be the Manitoba section of the route. We are looking for community involvement to cheer the runners as the make their way by. If you want to be included in our Cheering Contest let me know and I will put you in touch with our Cheering Coordinator.


LRT: Tunney's Noise Exemption Overnight February 13th and February 17th

From the City of Ottawa:
There is an application for a noise exemption in order to drill two geotechnical boreholes (GB-3 and GB-4 from the attached .pdf) for the future bridge at Tunney

Friday, February 3, 2017

Public Information: Closing 417 Carling Onramp

From the MMM Group (the engineering group responsible):
The purpose of this message is to invite you to attend the second Public Information Centre (PIC) for the above-noted Ministry of Transportation (MTO) Detail Design and Environmental Assessment Study. The first PIC was held in June 2016. The second PIC is scheduled as follows:

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

St. Anthony

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Site Plan Control for 979 Wellington West (at Garland)

From the City of Ottawa:

The City of Ottawa has received Site Plan to develop a nine-storey mixed-use building with 57 residential units, commercial uses at grade, and 35 car parking and 30 bicycle parking spaces.

The subject site is location at the corner of Wellington Street West and Garland Street, with through frontage on Armstrong Street, in Hintonburg.

The site is irregular with a lot area of 852.91 m2, and 19.18 m frontage on Wellington Street West. There currently is a two-storey office building on the site, with parking located at the side of the building and the rear of the site. Some surrounding uses include residential uses to the east, commercial uses to the south and west, and an automobile repair shop and residential buildings to the north. Also, the O-Train and future LRT are within walking distance from the site.

The proposed development will have a gross floor area of 3,460m2 and reaching 30.6 m in height. It is a nine-storey mixed-use building, which contains commercial/ retail uses at grade, and residential uses above. The built form will include an interactive design for the at grade uses. The proposed building will have a total of 57 residential units (3 units at grade with direct access to Garland Street, and 54 units on floors two to nine). The residential lobby is located at grade, with separate access from Wellington. The commercial units can be accessed from Wellington Street West and Armstrong Street. There will be a total of 35 stacked parking stalls located below grade, which can be accessed from Armstrong Street. As for bicycle parking, 30 spaces will be provided.