Below is the Federation of Citizens’ Associations’ Comments regarding the proposed Urban Forest Management Plan. http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/FCAreUFMP161130.pdf Ontario’s provincial policy statement of 2014 under the Planning Act can be found here: http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/AssetFactory.aspx?did=10463 Also a power point outlining some of the main points relating to Urban Forests and the health of cities from an FCA power point presentation […]
The most recent issues or concerns that the executive, or committees or the membership are considering or acting upon. The issue should be clear in the posting header.
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 […]
Speaker Series Invitation Please join us for our upcoming Speaker Series event, “Addressing Hate Crimes: Creating A Safe City for All.” About the session Incidents of hate crimes across the country and here in Ottawa demonstrate the need for a coordinated, collaborative approach to address this serious community safety issue. Hate crimes are not only […]
At the FCA-FAC monthly meeting on May 18, community association leaders, councillors and city officials discussed the state of the parks, recreation facilities and community-building structures such as community centres. The following is the plan for action/guidance that came from that meeting.
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 […]
A weekend workshop at Tom Brown Arena on the morning of Saturday April 23 to bring community representatives together to share thoughts on civic issues and to encourage community members to participate in future public engagement initiatives with the City. 160423
In response to the motion adopted at the general meeting of December 10, 2015, the FCA-FAC has received the following communications from Councillor El-Chantiry and Chief Bordeleau.
Decisions taken at the November 2 General Meeting directed the Executive of the FCA-FAC to make representations to city officials concerning Ottawa’s response to the refugee crisis in the Middle-east. The following documents indicate what has been accomplished thus far. The presentations to city officials were supported by this short power-point.
Representatives from the FCA-FAC executive made a presentation to the Transportation Committee of Council. Their speaking notes, along with a compendium of written questions submitted by FCA members to the Transport in Transition panelists from our AGM, are included below. See also the letter of support based on motion passed at September meeting that was […]