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
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!
The QTN Community Association proposes changes in the draft new Official Plan for Ottawa. They focus on ensuring strong neighborhoods as the population grows. How plans for intensification are done will make a big difference for QTN. The submission, prepared by the QTN Planning Committee, also addresses issues related to planning for future life between … Continue reading QTN and the New Official Plan
We are happy to share an update on the sidewalk plans for Connaught Avenue and Henley Street. The City's website outlines the plans, including two options on Connaught, a presentation, survey, and a point of contact should you have additional questions or feedback. As previously shared, Councillor Kavanaugh is also hosting a consultation meeting next … Continue reading Update on Connaught & Henley sidewalks: Presentation of options, feedback, and survey
Your community association and its network of volunteers have compiled this information piece to answer the most common questions on tree management in QTN. Who decides when trees are taken down and planted in Frank Ryan and Elmhurst Woods? The City’s Forestry Department is staffed by nine trained Professional Foresters recognized by the Province of … Continue reading Management of QTN’s Tree Canopy and Forests – Q&A
Change is coming on Queensview Drive. It is both an opportunity and concern for residents of Queensway Terrace North (QTN). The QTN Planning Committee is taking early action to influence City plans for this area, instead of waiting to react to proposals by outside developers. City plans for Queensview Drive will become public in the … Continue reading Queensview Drive and QTN: Good Neighbors?
It's been a challenging year in QTN with major developments on three sides of our community. We're inviting you to join us and hear how we are navigating these opportunities among many other important priorities in QTN. Register below to attend our virtual AGM on Zoom. When: October 21st, 2020 at 7:00 PM until no later … Continue reading Reminder: QTNca’s Annual General Meeting is tonight at 7:00 PM!
Come 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 26, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM to get supplies and choose an area to clean. Latex gloves and garbage bags will be provided. In the event of … Continue reading Reminder: Fall Cleanup (Sept 26)