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
The winners of the QTN Snow Building Contest are... 1. Ali, Georgia, and Beckett's Ferocious Shark 2. Dominique's Dragon 3. Lynne and Simon's Canoe Thank you to all those who participated. Your creativity and imagination was incredible. QTN is a great place to live!
As announced in the Bayward Bulletin, there is an upcoming public consultation on the Connaught and Henley sidewalks which will be built as part of the Stage 2 LRT and the QTN Sewer Rehabilitation projects respectively. See below for more information and visit Councillor Kavanagh's website to RSVP: There will be a new sidewalk built … Continue reading Public Consultation on Connaught and Henley Sidewalks
The draft New Official Plan (OP) for the City of Ottawa will have major impacts for the future of QTN. It is not bedtime reading. It is not easy to understand the impacts of the high-level, big ideas about population growth that make headlines. For those who love QTN, however, now is the time to … Continue reading New Official Plan will change QTN
Change will be coming to Queensview Drive in the next few years. That can be good for QTN or it could create problems. The QTN planning committee is engaged in ongoing discussions to help ensure that the concerns and views of residents are considered. We welcome questions, suggestions, and active participation by all residents in … Continue reading Queensview Drive and QTN: Plans for the Future
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?
We're sad to share that bylaw has informed our neighbours that they would be fined should the planned walk through Elmhurst Forest be attended by more than 25 individuals at any given time. We thank all those that were prepared to decorate and facilitate distancing. Please keep your pumpkins at home and stay safe.
Some of your amazing neighbours have planned a socially-distanced haunted forest right here in QTN! Come explore the Haunted Elmhurst Woods on Halloween night from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and find all the spooky characters! Enter at Henley/Alpine As required, line up along Henley Make sure to bring your Halloween Treasure Hunt Key (PDF) Consider bringing … Continue reading You’re invited: QTN Socially-Distanced Haunted Forest
As a community, walkability and pedestrian-friendly streets frequently come up as high priorities for the future of QTN. What does a 15 minute neighbourhood look like for QTN? Here's an example of where you can walk today from the Alpine Ave tennis courts (source: walkscore.com): We encourage you to participate in a series of community … Continue reading You’re Invited: Community Workshops on Neighbourhood Walkability