There has been much discussion about conflicts between developers/renovators and adjacent neighbours. The City has a pamphlet “Building or Renovating in a Mature Neighbourhood” which touches on relations between builders and adjacent residents. The City is considering revising or replacing the existing pamphlet and requests community input for this purpose. FCA-FAC is collecting inputs through […]
Access to the surveys completed on various topics related to the functioning of community organizations or the work of the FCA-FAC
This is to advise you about the City of Ottawa’s Property Standards By-law Review, which just recently began. A comprehensive review of the Property Standards By-law was completed in 2013 and resulted in a new and updated by-law. However, a few additional issues were raised as part of the By-law Review Strategy approved by Council […]
Each year the FCA posts a survey to report back to its executive on how well it’s been performing over the year. Our organization is built from a dedicated group of volunteers and is representative of many community associations across the city. We want to give our members and the general public a chance to […]
The December 8 FCA-FAC General Meeting will feature discussion about community safety and security (see the meeting agenda at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/161208DA.pdf ). In preparation for that discussion community members are invited to respond to a survey (go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BSJ8R76 ). Although the survey is still open and is collecting responses, preliminary results of the survey were captured […]
The next General Meeting will be held Thursday Dec. 8 at the Overbrook Community Centre 33 Quill St. A discussion on community safety, featuring senior officers of Ottawa Police Services will be the prime feature of the meeting. A proposal for a submission for the OMB Review will also be discussed. To prepare for the […]
Over the summer the board of directors, ably assisted by facilitator Phil Nicholson, met to reflect on options for the FCA-FAC for the coming year and onward. A document for discussion was circulated at the General Meeting of Sept. 15. The discussion paper, with minor amendments reflecting comments at the Sept. 15. meeting, is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Prospect.pdf Readers […]
At its retreat last summer, the board of the FCA-FAC set out some top-level goals to pursue over the year. These were: 1. Get known as an important and useful federation by media, politicians and the public. 2. Present credible and compelling voices of regional groupings of community and citizen associations through a wide range […]
This meeting was a test of a format designed to involve the attendees in a series of small-group sessions of their choosing with various subject-matter experts in a variety of fields. The objectives were to add to the knowledge base of attendees and to encourage the development of ongoing contacts with the experts and with […]
In 2015 FCA-FAC conducted a survey to take a snapshot of the structure, activities and the nature of community organizations in Ottawa. The following survey offers a glimpse of the cadre of hard-working volunteers striving to make a difference in our communities.
Survey of members with respect to achievements or progress on FCA-FAC priorities for 2014-15.