The Quartier Vanier Merchants Association will be holding it’s Broom n’ Groom event on Friday May 11th. The event starts at 10 AM at the new Place Vanier site. More details to follow, but suffice to say we have brooms and T-shirts for anyone who wishes to help us make our commercial zone the cleanest, funkiest and most beautiful in all of Ottawa! Info: 613-745-0040.
Join a group of residents who are cleaning up graffitis in Vanier. Erasing graffiti is fun, really easy to wash off, and extremely satisfying. Be part of beautifying the community while meeting a great group of neighbors! For more information: email@example.com.
The City of Ottawa hosts a city-wide event known as Cleaning the Capital. The Cleaning the Capital program runs from April 15th to May 15th, and aims to help community groups, businesses, service providers and residents in working to keep our capital clean. To register your team: click on the following link: http://ottawa.ca/en/env_water/green_living/community/cleaning/index.html
1. Public Consultation - Development Proposal for 222 Beechwood Avenue
The City of Ottawa has received many comments about this proposal including two from the Vanier Community Association. The City is organizing a public consultation session with the applicants to present the proposed design and answer any questions the community might have. The city planner on the file will also be present to answer any questions you might have about process.
The session will take place in the library of the École élémentaire publique Le Trillium at 135 Alice St on Wednesday March 7 at 6:30 pm.
Please look at the submission to the city and prepare any questions or comments you might have ahead of time. The information can be found here.
The VCA expressed its support for the proposal, on the condition that the applicants provide direct community benefits, specifically for the improvement of Optimist Park.
The office of Councillor Fleury may be contacted if you have any questions. The session will take place in the library of the École élémentaire publique Le Trillium at 135 Alice St on Wednesday March 19th at 6:30 pm. Info: Mat Genest at 613-580-2424, ext. 26683 / firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vanier Community is proud to present a special send-off honouring Ottawa Police Chief Vern White. Our hosting of this event is just one way we are thanking Chief White for all he has done for Vanier and its residents. This breakfast event is taking place Friday, February 24th at 7 am, at the Hampton Inn & Conference Centre. Info: 613-745-0040
Skating season is hear! Explore the outdoor rinks in our neighborhood! Richelieu Park, Optimiste Park et St-Paul's Park à Overbrooke. For more information, contact the City of Ottawa- Outdoor Rink Program at 613-580-2590.
It's your last chance to buy your tickets (15$) to the Snowflake Breakfast which will be held on December 2nd from 7am to 10am at the Centre Pauline-Charron. All profits go to the Partage Vanier Food Bank. Come and get served by the city's personalities! Info: 613-744-2892 x 1028. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Our application to host a learn to skate program supported by the Sens Foundation and Canadian Tire was approved. Click for more details.
Thanks to everyone who has been involved in this project! We're really looking forward to skating season!
A conference about the history of the region's heritage cemeteries will be presented at the Vanier Museopark (300, des Pères Blancs Ave.) on Wednesday October 19th at 7 pm by Michel Prévost (chief archivist of the University of Ottawa). Come and learn more about Vanier's cemetery! Cost: 5$.
If you are a member who takes care of a flower box and/or a beautification garbage pail, please take a picture and send it to email@example.com. We will post them on our Web page to show everyone what a great job you are doing!