Crime Prevention Ottawa and the FCA recently put together some articles on dealing with crime and safety in your neighbourhoods from a CA perspective. Here are the articles in English: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/CPO1704E.pdf et en français: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/CPO1704F.pdf For more information on assessing crime data check out the Ottawa neighbourhood study here.
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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 […]
You may have already seen the General Meeting Agenda with useful resource materials on the OMB. If you had difficulty with the links this format may now convert.
Since the Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement’s inception in 2011, University of Ottawa has been offering volunteer opportunities to students on and off-campus. Through its online Community Engagement Navigator, students can register for extracurricular volunteering (EV) placements, or volunteer as part of a course through the Community Service Learning (CSL) program. Please […]
http://www.milieu.io/ has details of all applications for development in the city and indication of where they are at in the development stage. It describes itself as a platform for people to stay informed, discuss and submit ideas about urban planning and development projects in the city. So have a look at it. It is not […]
FCA President Gary Sealey and I along with other members of the executive have been looking at other large urban centres to see what the counterparts to the FCA-FAC do and how they do it. I tended to look at the Calgary example, Federation of Calgary Communities, while President Sealey is drawn to the Edmonton […]
I wanted to thank you for your organization’s support of efforts to have the City of Ottawa enact a Low-Income Transit Pass. With a report from city staff due at City Hall in the next 10 days, we now need your help to push this important initiative over the finish line. I’m hoping your organization […]
Join the Citizens Academy and others in a workshop on Placemaking on May 15, 12:30 to 14:30.
See Events Calendar for April 5 or go to Cities Reducing Poverty
November 2 I attended several of 3-dozen events at the Jewish Community learning festival. Thankfully I arrived in time for FCA’s Lorne Cutler‘s clear and useful presentation on Social Finance replete with his up-to-the-minute examples. It’s a new field. Get new resources for your community good work. Contact Lorne for more info, or network with […]