Passing of Bill 139 – the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 Please note that on December 12, the Legislative Assembly passed the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 which, among other matters, will replace the Ontario Municipal Board with a new tribunal, the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, and helps […]
The space where members can communicate with each other and where FCA can communicate with members and interested organizations on issues or matters arising from decisions of the Executive or at our monthly general meetings.
In February 2017, an ad-Hoc FCA group submitted comments on a future Planning Advisory Committee which was to be created following the adoption of Bill 37. View our original submission here. Following up on this file in the fall of 2017, we were advised that the city had without consultation or a response to our […]
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. You can find the pamphlet here. The City is considering revising or replacing the existing pamphlet and requests community input for this […]
Some FCA members presented to the Police Services Board November 28th, 2017. Here is a link to the document which summarizes their presentation. http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/FCA-budget-brief-OPS-27Nov17.pdf
The city of Ottawa has released information on the Sparks street renewal and other planning updates. See the link here for more details.
A General Meeting of the Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa [FCA-FAC] will be held Wednesday November 22 at AllSaints Event Space, 10 Blackburn Ave.in Sandy Hill. A draft agenda for the Nov. 22 meeting is found at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/171122DA-1.pdf and draft minutes for the previous meeting held October 18 are at http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/171018DM.pdf Each member association is invited […]
The FCA welcomes is pleased to host its second fall meeting, this time to be hosted by the Lowertown Community Association from 7:15 to 9:15pm at the Routhier Community Centre, 172 Guigues Ave.. The meeting Agenda can be previewed here and the previous meeting minutes (September 20, 2017) are here. The meeting will focus on […]
Did you know the Greenspace Alliance was founded in October 1997? To celebrate twenty years of advocacy for the preservation and protection of greenspace in Ottawa-Gatineau, we are planning a little soirée on Thursday, October 26, from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. It will be held at the Domaine de la Ferme Moore, one of the NCC’s 2017 Confederation Pavilions, located at […]
The FCA has submitted a letter to the Minister of Housing and Municipal Affairs of Ontario regarding Bill 139. The letter can be viewed here. http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Cover-letter-Bill-139-EBR0130590-FCA-comments-13Aug17.pdf Backgrounder: The Greenspace Alliance has put together a review of Bill 139, part of the proposed Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017: Amendments to the Planning Act. […]
The Healthy Transportation Coalition and EnviroCentre are pleased to invite you to the: 2017 Transportation Equity Summit September 22, 2017 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ottawa City Hall This year’s summit provides a platform for the ongoing dialogue needed to achieve equitable transportation in Ottawa. The summit will provide an opportunity for professionals, decision makers […]