Vanier Community Association

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…

Volunteers needed to help families at risk of homelesness
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Volunteers needed to help families at risk of homelesness

Between 2014 and 2017, the number of homeless families in Ottawa increased by 171%. Their average stay in emergency shelters increased from 105 to 123 days. Emergency sheltering is a significant cost to the city and isn’t a viable solution to family homelessness. Come help us change the story for families facing homelessness…

CONVOCATIONS x2: Extraordinary General Meeting and Monthly Meeting – September 14, 2021

CONVOCATIONS x2: Extraordinary General Meeting and Monthly Meeting – September 14, 2021

1. Extraordinary General Meeting Tuesday, September 14th 2021 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Please register by email by September 9th 2021 at vca.acv@gmail.com Agenda and Zoom Link 2. Monthly Meeting Tuesday, September 14th 2021 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Interested in joining the effort to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada?
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Interested in joining the effort to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada?

Free Tree Giveaway! ⁣ Get a free native tree from local volunteer-driven NGO @EcologyOttawa Saturday, July 17, from 11am-1pm at the Vanier Community Hub event at the parking lot of 271 Marier Avenue, Vanier! The Vanier Community Association, its Beautification Committee, and Vanier BIA are proud to partner with @EcologyOttawa…