Sustainable Development and Transportation

CBC News – Pandemic-era temporary shelters still being used as demand persists
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CBC News – Pandemic-era temporary shelters still being used as demand persists

What started as a short-term solution to try to limit overcrowding at Ottawa’s homeless shelters early in the COVID-19 pandemic is set to continue at least until late summer, according to a city memo, as demand for shelter space remains high.

Riverain Park Public Art: Survey
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Riverain Park Public Art: Survey

Public Art is coming to Riverain Park. Have your say! The City of Ottawa is commissioning an artwork for the newly improved Riverain Park and asking for your input. What artwork should be selected!? Three artist teams have been shortlisted and submitted proposals to design, fabricate and install a permanent…

VCA to Sally Ann and City: Stop Shutting our Community Out
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VCA to Sally Ann and City: Stop Shutting our Community Out

The City and the Salvation Army are trying to silence Vanier’s voice, YET AGAIN, by shutting down the Site Plan Advisory Committee and moving ahead with seeking approval of their Site plan on May 12th. Below, read the memo to council we received this week, and our letter, sent this…

Salvation Army: “Consulting” but not listening
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Salvation Army: “Consulting” but not listening

The Vanier Community Association has a seat at the table of the Salvation Army Advisory Committee. We have been wholly unimpressed and frustrated by the way the Salvation Army has sought to run this group from the outset. We welcome the engagement of our elected officials on this important issue…