QTNca was successful in applying for a Crime Prevention Ottawa grant to beautify the neighbourhood, address graffiti issues, and engage youth. Six area youth will be working with House of Paint and local artist Jimmy Baptiste to design and paint a mural on the Frank Ryan Park building. The painting is scheduled to take place … Continue reading The Paint It Up mural project is moving ahead!
QTNca is looking for volunteers to participate in the Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability (CAFES) Neighbourhood Canopy Regeneration Project. The purpose of this project is to contribute to the regeneration of the urban canopy by building capacity of community associations, and engaging with residents, landowners and existing city tree programs. It will be implemented in … Continue reading Call for volunteers: Neighbourhood Canopy Regeneration Project
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
Want to create art in our park? Are you 12 to 20 years old? Submit your interest by July 16th to join a team of young people to work with an artist on a mural project in QTN! We are really excited to have successfully obtained a grant from the City of Ottawa to engage … Continue reading Young artists wanted for a mural project! Applications due July 16th
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
Your community association and its network of volunteers have compiled this information piece to answer the most common questions on tree management in QTN. Click on any of the questions below to learn more.
It's Clean-up the Capital time! We have been authorized to run the clean-up event. To keep COVID safe, we will spread the clean-up over a weekend. Meet us at the Frank Ryan gazebo during one of these time periods: Friday, June 18 from 11h30 to 13h30 Saturday, June 19, 10h00 to noon Sunday, June 20 … Continue reading Neighbourhood cleanup weekend (June 18, 19, 20)
Ecology Ottawa, in partnership with the Queensway Terrace North Community Association, will be co-hosting a tree giveaway event in our neighborhood. Date: Saturday June 12, 2021 Location: Frank Ryan Park Those interested must complete the mandatory pre-participation survey in order to opt-in to Ecology Ottawa's Tree Program and be eligible to receive seedlings. Some personal … Continue reading Ecology Ottawa QTN Tree Giveaway Event
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