Volunteers wanted: Join our Active Transportation Committee

QTNca is looking for volunteers to join our Active Transportation Committee. We'll be looking at issues related to safety on the road: walking, rolling, scooting, biking, and driving. At the start, we'll be looking to the committee as a focus group for road safety-related proposals we receive from the City or from residents. There is … Continue reading Volunteers wanted: Join our Active Transportation Committee

Fall clean-up (Sept 25) & updates on trees in Frank Ryan and Elmhurst parks

Fall clean-up eventCome help clean up our neighbourhood. We will be cleaning our parks, greenspaces, and surrounding areas. Meet us at Frank Ryan Field House on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM to get supplies and choose an area to clean. Latex gloves and garbage bags will be provided. In the … Continue reading Fall clean-up (Sept 25) & updates on trees in Frank Ryan and Elmhurst parks

Parks, QTN, Intensification, and the Parks and Recreation Master Plan

A draft Parks and Recreation Master Plan has been developed to accompany the new Official Plan. It updates city-wide goals for parkland and recreational facilities as Ottawa grows, but it falls short in dealing with intensification, the central issue facing Ottawa and QTN. As an example, the current standard of one recreational complex for every … Continue reading Parks, QTN, Intensification, and the Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Use of Park Spaces in QTN: Survey Results and Analysis

QTN residents care deeply about the green spaces and parks in our neighborhood. That came through strongly in the 214 responses to a survey sponsored by the community association. The responses included desired uses, suggestions for improvements, and concerns. These will inform further discussions within QTN and with City parks officials and our City Councillor. … Continue reading Use of Park Spaces in QTN: Survey Results and Analysis