Category Archives: Community News

A collection of all the news items about the people and happenings in Champlain Park.

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2018-07-16

This week’s topics:

  • Scam targeting Chinese community (updated: news release also in Mandarin).
  • Creation of Community Equity Council.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2018-07-09

This week’s topics:

  • Scam targeting Chinese community – Mandarin spam phone calls and devious double profit con.
  • STEP in July – Impaired driving and red light running.
  • Public input sought on policing services.
  • Operation Access – Emergency access to buildings.
  • 2018 OPS Gala beneficiaries – OSEG & GCTC.

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Tales and Tunes at the Library – July 7

Saturday, July 7: DON’T MISS Tales & Tunes: Family Fun Day at the Library!

Join the fun on Saturday, July 7 for a free, family-oriented event featuring Fred Penner, other musicians, artists, and activities – brought to you by the Ottawa Public Library.

With storytelling, music, dance and art workshops, crafts, an Escape Room, maker activities from the Imagine Space, face painting, balloon animals, games, a gardening station, a community art mural, Tales and Tunes offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Tales and Tunes is free, and will take place Saturday, July 7 from noon to 5 pm at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive (and Nepean Centrepointe branch of OPL) – inside and outside, rain or shine.
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Thai Embassy Office Zoning CPCA Response

Following up on https://champlainpark.org/2018/06/27/thai-embassy-office-zoning/, the following was submitted to the City planner managing the Thai Embassy application for a zoning amendment to permit the residence at 180 Island Park Drive to be re-built as an office.

The deadline for public comments is 6 July 2018. If you wish to add your say on this file, the city planner can be reached at Jean-Charles.Renaud@ottawa.ca
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2018-06-25

This week’s topics:

  • MegaRIDE results.
  • OPS 2017 Annual Report.

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Thai Embassy Office Zoning

Following up on last year’s post https://champlainpark.org/2017/08/06/office-building-on-island-park-drive/

From: ROLAND DORSAY <dorsay@rogers.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:55:42 +0000 (UTC)

As some of you will a have read from Jeff Leiper’s Ward newsletter update today, the Thai Embassy has re-activated its application from last year for a zoning amendment. The application, if approved, would allow the Thais to use the Embassy “primarily”, (i.e. exclusively) as an Embassy office rather than as a residence.

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Here is the link to the Ottawa DevApps site setting out the particulars which are unchanged from the original application: https://app01.ottawa.ca/postingplans/appDetails.jsf?lang=en&appId=__0EJZ89

Public comments on the Thai Embassy re-application are due by July 6th.

Theatre in Our Park! – August 3

A Company of Fools will be performing William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night in Champlain Park on August 3rd. We’re currently organizing a few extras around this event, will let you know more when we’re closer to that time.

[Postcard for Twelfth Night Performance]
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