Vanier in the News

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…

Le Droit – De Vanier à Pékin, du Cirque du Soleil au patinage de vitesse

Le Droit – De Vanier à Pékin, du Cirque du Soleil au patinage de vitesse

Le Droit – Martin Comtois – February 16, 2022 From university football coach in Sherbrooke to director of sports services at the University of Ottawa to vice-president of the Institut national du sport du Québec to game analyst for the Redblacks to director of coaching at Cirque du Soleil. These days,…

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.