Sustainable Development and Transportation

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…

VCA  releases Cultural Strategy report
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VCA releases Cultural Strategy report

Culture in Action is one of six key projects under Vision Vanier, an umbrella initiative aimed at providing a coordinated communications and engagement approach to city projects for residents, businesses, community associations and other key stakeholders. The goal of the Vanier Cultural Revitalization Strategy – Culture in Action is to…

The Highlight apartment building (formerly the Sonia) and new Mayfield sidewalk
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The Highlight apartment building (formerly the Sonia) and new Mayfield sidewalk

After determined efforts by the Councillor’s office, the City is installing a new sidewalk along the new Highlight apartment building. The sidewalk, overlooked by city planners in the site plan review process, will provide greater safety for pedestrians as Mayfield becomes a busier road with the exponential growth now underway…

Virtual Community Consultation for the Proposed Development at 112 Montreal Road
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Virtual Community Consultation for the Proposed Development at 112 Montreal Road

The property at 112 Montreal Rd. and running along the west side of the Vanier Parkway will be redeveloped. The Vanier Community Association (VCA) has provided input on this very large project for years, to promote the best fit for it in the heart of the Vanier community. The VCA…

The Vanier Community Association Supports the Newly Proposed Southern Boundary between Rideau-Rockcliffe and Rideau-Vanier Wards
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The Vanier Community Association Supports the Newly Proposed Southern Boundary between Rideau-Rockcliffe and Rideau-Vanier Wards

The newly proposed southern boundary between Rideau-Rockcliffe and Rideau-Vanier is shown as the blue dashed line in the image below. Ottawa City Council Motion, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Motion by Councillor Fleury Seconded by Councillor King