Current Issues

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.

Nov 302016
 

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 […]

Nov 232016
 

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 […]

What to tell your Councillor about City Budgeting for Community Centres, Parks and Recreation – and when

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May 312016
 

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.

Call for Support for low-income Transit Pass

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May 052016
 

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 […]

Apr 182016
 

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

Feb 122016
 

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.

Dec 152015
 

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.

Jul 022015
 

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 […]

Jun 082015
 

The FCA, in conjunction with many member associations, has written to Mayor Watson and the Ottawa City Councillors requesting that them to get engaged in the process of determining the location of the community mailboxes and ensure they are made aware of any future cost implications to the city.