Lets help deter theft in the area by registering our bikes with 529 Garage and familiarizing ourselves with bike safety! Please see the message below that Councillor Kavanagh and the Ottawa Police Service recently shared: The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is warning residents to take extra precautions to secure their bikes from thefts and register … Continue reading Protect your bicycle! Register with 529 Garage
Can 35 variances to every aspect of a proposal be a “minor variance?” Is a lot that is more than 75 square metres short of the minimum required in the land-use bylaw a “minor variance”? The purpose of variances is to address “peculiarities” of a property. There is nothing “peculiar” about the lots at 830-840 … Continue reading In-fill in QTN and Committee of Adjustment
Good news! Upgrading the playground at Frank Ryan Park is on the list of projects for which the City received federal and prov funding. This project is scheduled for 2024. What exactly will be funded is not yet known. There will be consultation with the community before plans are finalized. Funding announcement from the Federal … Continue reading Upgrades to Frank Ryan Playground (2024)
What would you like to see in our local parks? In QTN, we have three distinct parks (Frank Ryan, Elmhurst, and Connaught) and other possibilities. Residents have various priorities for uses of park spaces and we would like to learn more. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey (6 questions) by May 21, … Continue reading Have Your Say: Local Priorities for Use of QTN Park Spaces
Sharing local plants with other QTN residents helps them and adds to the greening of our neighborhood. Local plants are also more likely to grow well. Perennials that need splitting or trimming can be put into extra plastic pots, containers or bags, watered to settle, and then offered to others during our QTN Plant Share … Continue reading QTN Community Plant Share
Councillor Kavanagh's office has organized an update on the sewer project, which will include discussion of the road closures and associated traffic impacts. The meeting will take place on April 9th at 9:30 AM. If you are unable to attend, a recording will be made available afterward on the Bay Ward Bulleting which we will … Continue reading Update on the QTN Storm Sewer Project including Traffic Implications
We are calling all walkers, dog walkers, bird watchers, and anyone who likes exploring the trails in QTN. We need your help to spread mulch along the paths in Elmhurst Park and are asking that as you finish your day tomorrow (March 30), to meet us at the corner of Alpine and Henley starting at … Continue reading Volunteers needed: Lets beautify the Elmhurst paths on March 30 & April 2!
UPDATE: Our scheduled clean up is on hold until further notice, due to Ontario-wide shutdown. For more information please see the program's website: Cleaning the Capital Program (City of Ottawa) Until the current restrictions are lifted and we are able to host the cleanup we encourage you to safely pick up garbage while you are outside … Continue reading Our spring cleanup is scheduled for April 17 (postponed)
The Christmas trees you donated will be chipped and distributed for use by the QTN community. The chipping will take place as soon as our sponsor (Woody's Tree Service - thank you!), can start his field season (as early as next week). If you are interested in some free mulch, complete this form (opportunity closed) … Continue reading Are you interested in free mulch? We’re going fully circular!
There are currently vacancies on QTNca’s Board of Directors. We are looking for active and engaged community members to help ensure a broad and inclusive perspective is always present at our meetings. What are we looking for? Renters, condominium owners, business owners, homeowners Individuals from varied professional backgrounds Support with our committees or other areas … Continue reading Seeking board members: help build our community