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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 […]

Ottawa River North Shore Parklands Survey

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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 […]

2017-2018 New FCA Board

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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  

FCA Year End Survey Results

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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.    

FCA Award Winners Press release for 2017 AGM

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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 […]

2017 FCA-FAC Annual General Meeting Thursday June 15

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Jun 122017
 

The Federation of Citizens Associations of Ottawa (FCA-FAC) will be holding its 30th Annual General Meeting at City Hall  Thursday June 15th at 7:15pm. The event will take place in the Colonel By Room. Guest speaker Marc Denhez former member of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) will speak. His presentation is  entitled “Fixing the Planning […]

Ottawa public library hours – Survey

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Apr 262017
 

The Ottawa Public Library has embarked on an initiative to engage with residents on the hours of operation that will best meet the needs of customers. The OPL has retained Nanos Research to support this initiative. The research includes two elements, providing opportunities for customers to share their views during the process. As a cardholder […]

Federation of Urban Neighbourhoods – AGM details

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Apr 182017
 

The Federation of Urban Neighbourhoods is a province-wide umbrella organization bringing together community associations and municipality-wide groups (like FCA) to act on common issues. Their annual general meeting will be on April 29 from 11am to 1 pm in Toronto, which you can join in person or on Skype. The speakers will talk about OMB […]

Ottawa Park Summit & Earth Day Events

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Apr 182017
 
Ottawa Park Summit & Earth Day Events

Ottawa Earth Day events – April 22, 2017 Want to know more about how to get involved with your local park? Check out this event on Saturday April 22 from 1-5pm, at 250 City Centre Ave, Bay 216, hosted by Ecology Ottawa. This Earth Day event will feature keynote speak Dave Harvey of Park People […]