Mar 182018

The next General Meeting of FCA [Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa] will take place Wednesday March 21, 2018 from 7:15 pm at the Kanata Recreation Centre, 100 Charlie Rogers Place. One feature of the meeting will be a discussion about safety and drug issues with participation by Ottawa Police Services and by Crime Prevention […]

Jan 042018

Mark your calendars, FCA Planning workshop January 27th & short planning survey: Here’s your chance to chime in on how the city of Ottawa will prepare the next phase of the Official plan. The FCA will be hosting a workshop January 27th, at the Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview road, from 8:30am to 12:30. The […]

Oct 162017

Below you will find the FCA’s transportation committee report which was discussed at the FCA’s October 2017 meeting in Lowertown. Link to FCA Transportation report: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/TMP-brief-FCA-16Oct17-1.pdf Link to FCA October 2017 meeting details: http://fca-fac.ca/2017/10/fca-october-18-general-meeting-notice/ Link to FCA press release dated October 26, 2017: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/20172610FCATransportationrelease.pdf      

Sep 142017

A General Meeting of the FCA-FAC [Federation of Citizens’ Associations  of Ottawa] will be held Wednesday September 20 from 7:15 pm at the Overbrook Community Centre, 33 Quill Street. Each member association is invited to send two delegates to General Meetings. Observers are always welcome. A draft agenda for the Sept. 20 meeting is found […]

Sep 132017

Heritage Ottawa is hosting its Heritage Forum September 30th in Kars.The forum is focused on rural/village heritage along with a presentation on the controversial Heritage Inventory/Register – a chance to learn more about it and ask questions of City staff. The event will feature walking tour of Kars, and a bus tour of Rideau Township. […]

Sep 132017

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. […]

Jul 202017

Please find the PDF of a presentation from the City of Ottawa updating the status of Infill I-II, shared by Elizabeth Desmarais, City Planner, here. At our meeting held on  July 7 with FCA president Sheila Perry, a discussion was had on the format and some key issues of the review that relate to the […]

Jul 182017

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has granted Taggart Miller approval to proceed with the CRRRC Landfill and Waste Processing Facility at Boundary Road and Hwy 417. Details of the decision can be found here: Minister Cover Letter Ministry of Environment Notice of Assessment The capital region backgrounder on the project can […]

Jul 072017
Ottawa River North Shore Parklands Survey

Help us imagine the riverfront lands Ottawa River North Shore Parklands Plan The National Capital Commission (NCC) would like to know what you think about the draft Ottawa River North Shore Parklands Plan. Please complete our online survey, which is available until July 24, 2017. Your comments will inform the final plan, which will be […]