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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/    

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 […]

Jun 192017
 
2017-2018 New FCA Board

The FCA would like to congratulate its incoming 2017-2018 Executive Board Members: President: Sheila Perry Vice-President: Alex Cullen Secretary: Graeme Roderick Treasurer: Lorne Cutler Members-at-large also acclaimed were: Robert Brocklebank, Roland Dorsay, Miranda Gray, Thierry Harris, Kul Kapoor, Bruce Lindsay, Maria-Luisa Marti, Chad Rollins, Don Stewart, and Phil Sweetnam. FCA retreat pictures  

Jun 152017
 

The FCA recently conducted a Survey among its members and stakeholders. Fifty-Eight respondents from 46 different groups took part in the survey. The results are available in the link below. https://www.surveymonkey.net/results/SM-T9QWDXCP/ These results will be reviewed by the incoming 2017-2018 Executive Board retreat in June 2017. All survey answers are anonymous.    

Jun 152017
 
FCA Award Winners Press release for 2017 AGM

The FCA will be hosting it’s 30th annual general meeting June 15, 2017 at 7:15pm in the Colonel By Room at City Hall. Here is a link to the press release on the event: http://fca-fac.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-FCA-AGM-press-release.pdf July 2017 update: The FCA would like to congratulate all this year’s FCA award winners Judy Forrest, Ian Johns and […]