The CHNA supports safer roads for all users and Vision Zero policies for Ottawa. Such road safety principles aimed at eliminating severe injury and death, have been adopted in cities around the world. On June 12, Ottawa Council voted 15-9 to refer the motion to the transportation committee for further study, to explore funding, and to allow the public to have a say.
A second motion by Councillor Jeff Leiper to allocate the federal gas tax towards cycling infrastructure was also referred to the city treasurer to be considered with other competing priorities.
Cool new app to help reduce bike theft. Check out the Garage 529 app...
90 Champagne Development Open House
Site control meeting was organized by Councillor Leiper's office on June 17th .
Pumpkins in the Park Date Announced!
Saturday, October 19th from 1-3pm- Fairmont Park. See you there!
Link to info.
2 Minute CHNA Enviro Survey - Have Your Say!
Feeling overwhelmed by the complexity of current environmental issues? Let’s focus on our own backyards. Please help CHNA’s environment committee focus on projects that matter to you by completing a 2 minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H69X8WZ
Thanks to our fabulous History team for an engaging photo history of people, properties and happenings on the southern stretches of Parkdale and Fairmont Avenues held in May.
Slides from our May 7th Spring General Meeting can be found HERE.
Clean the Capital Park Clean- May 11th
THANKS to everyone who came out to clean up our local greenspaces. They look terrific! Photo's posted HERE.
Keith Hobbs - 2018 CHNA Volunteer of the Year
Keith Hobbs has been awarded the 2018 Volunteer of the Year award. Keith received a plaque at our spring AGM! More info and pictures can be found following the link in the heading.
Construction on the Life Support Tower has come to a close..but work has begun on an improved Lobby, rework the original building basement level, and to relocate the ambulance entrance. More details HERE
The Smoke Free Ontario Act requires the hospital to be completely smoke free by Jan. 2018. Read about the implications to nearby residents HERE. Let us know if you run into issues.
Current Scams. Fake sites for drivers tests, slashed tires and offers of "help", emails from CHNA execs asking you for MONEY!; CRA - false calls of tax fraud & $$ owed; Ontario Energy Group asks to "inspect" your AC/Furnace; Canadian Cancer Society - does not solicit over the phone; Ottawa Police - not calling for donations and Irish Low Paving Price - it really is too good to be true.
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