Vanier Community

2021 Snowflake Breakfast: $48,000 raised for the Partage Vanier Food Bank

2021 Snowflake Breakfast: $48,000 raised for the Partage Vanier Food Bank

Vanier – This morning, the community gathered for the Partage Vanier Food Bank cause and celebrated the Snowflake Breakfast for the 16th year. The “pandemic” model was implemented again, with the distribution of boxed breakfasts and a virtual celebration replacing the traditional in-person event. The organizing committee of the Snowflake…

Final phase of consultation: Long-Term Integrated Interprovincial Crossings Plan for the National Capital Region

Final phase of consultation: Long-Term Integrated Interprovincial Crossings Plan for the National Capital Region

You are invited to participate in this last phase of public consultation on the NCC’s Long-Term Integrated Interprovincial Crossings Plan. This is your chance to share your thoughts and ideas on the proposed long-term vision, principles, objectives and overall framework for this strategic plan. Online survey available from November 9…

CBC/Radio-Canada: Ottawa’s ‘Indigicity’: Vanier’s rise as an urban home for Indigenous people
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CBC/Radio-Canada: Ottawa’s ‘Indigicity’: Vanier’s rise as an urban home for Indigenous people

What’s behind the Ottawa neighbourhood’s evolution into a hub for First Nations, Métis and Inuit.

Thanks to a strong network of Indigenous support and cultural centres, and the efforts of community workers over the years, Ottawa’s Vanier neighbourhood has become an urban hub for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people.

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…