Category Archives: Community News

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

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-03-11

This week’s topics:

  • Successful Polar Plunge – Special Olympics fundraiser.
  • OPS and Wounded Warriors Canada – Mental health support.

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Community Association Board Meeting Agenda – March 7


Champlain Park Community Association (CPCA) Board Meeting

Thursday March 7, 2019
7:30 PM at the Fieldhouse
Everybody Welcome

Board meetings will have an open session for community residents to observe business discussions. Non board community members will also be invited to participate at certain times by the chair and there will be “in camera” topics for the board members only.

Open session

  1. Approval of previous minutes of executive meeting Nov 8, 2018 – 5 minutes
  2. Report of interim executive motions – All
  3. Update of community plan – Nick – 15 minutes
  4. Treasurer Update – Josh – 10 minutes
  5. Other Business
  6. Next Meeting

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-03-04

This week’s topics:

  • Prescription scam – Someone getting fake prescriptions filled?
  • Distraction thefts – Is helpful, while an accomplice steals things.
  • Women only recruiting session.

If you’re interested in helping out, see our Neighbourhood Watch Page. See if your street needs a watcher. Thanks to new captain Devon for taking on the southern Carleton Avenue watch.
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Road Safety Action Plan & Survey

From: Road Safety Action Plan / Plan d’Action de la Sécurité Routière <>
Sent: Friday, March 1, 2019, 4:02:25 p.m. EST
Subject: Road Safety Action Plan Update

Good afternoon everyone,

We are pleased to provide you with you some updates concerning the stakeholder engagement session (July 2018) and the next steps involving the development of the Road Safety Action Plan (RSAP) which is being led by staff in the Traffic Services Branch of the Transportation Services Department

Work has continued on phase 2 of the project and we would like to encourage to participate in consultation opportunities identified below.
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Ottawa Official Plan Open House – March 4

From: Ruddy, Carol <>
Sent: Fri, Mar 1, 2019 9:32 am
Subject: FW: Get involved in developing the plan for Ottawa’s future / Contribuez à concevoir le plan sur l’avenir d’Ottawa

La version française suit

The City of Ottawa invites residents to the launch of the project to develop the new Official Plan. The Official Plan is the strategic document that guides our city’s growth and development, and it will impact how and where the city will grow around us, now and for years to come.

Our long-term goal is for Ottawa to grow into the most liveable mid-sized city in North America, and we need your insight to make this happen. We are collaborating with residents from across the entire city to gather public input on the key issues facing Ottawa today.
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Fieldhouse Bookings Temporarily Unavailable

There will be no bookings made for the field house between March 16 – March 31 2019, as the volunteers who co-ordinate this will be out if the country on holidays. They will return on April 1st and you can get in touch then. Thank you.

Garden Club Lichens Talk Reminder – February 26

As mentioned previously in Everybody welcome, though there is a $5 fee for non-members.

From: Judy Billingsley
Date: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 12:06 PM
Subject: Champlain Park Garden Club meeting

Just a reminder that the February garden club meeting, that was postponed due to weather, has been re-scheduled to tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26th. Our speaker is Irwin Brodo, scientist emeritus at the Museum of Nature, who will present a slide show of the lichens of Ontario. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. in the field house in Champlain Park, corner of Cowley and Clearview.

Hope you can make it

Judy Billingsley