Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability Update

Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability (CAFES) is a forum for representatives of community and residents associations to engage with the City of Ottawa on environmental issues. OOECA is a member of CAFES and the board recently endorsed the initiatives listed in this document.

Main Street Road Safety Audit

The City of Ottawa has recently completed the Main Street Road Safety Audit. Members of the OOECA undertook a walk-about on Main Street and provided feedback to city staff on the safety audit which can be found in the “Client Response” section. The OOECA’s feedback is also summarized in Appendix A of the report. The city’s follow-up actions are outlined in Appendix B.

City of Ottawa's Committees and Boards Recruitment - Open House on November 29

The City of Ottawa is recruiting citizens for membership on various committees and boards. An open house/information session will be held on November 29, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Ben Franklin Place, Main Lobby, 101 Centrepointe Drive. The deadline for submitting applications will be no later than 4:30 p.m., Thursday, December 13, 2018, with appointments to be approved by council early in 2019.

2018 Annual General Meeting on November 13

The joint annual general meeting of the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OECA) and Community Activities Group (CAG) will be held on November 13.

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7pm.
Location: Church of the Ascension, 253 Echo Drive

Here are related materials for the meeting:

Canal Pathway Detours Starting October 22

Beginning the week of October 22, there will be pathway closures along Colonel By Drive between Concord Street North and Main Street due to repair work to the Rideau Canal walls. Vehicle traffic may experience lane reductions during off-peak hours, and there will be reduced parking available in the area. The following map shows the location of the work and the route of the pathway detour.

Map of pathway detours along Rideau Canal pathway between Concord Street North and Main Street


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