Category Archives: Advertisements

Advertisements and other items of possible interest to the neighbourhood. These typically will be from a third party and may be commercial in nature.

Cashmere & Chocolate Sale – February 10

Saturday February 10 from 10am to 3pm at the Champlain Park field house, 149 Cowley Avenue.

  • High quality used and vintage cashmere sweaters and scarves.
  • Knitted hats and scarves.
  • Handmade exquisite chocolates and sweet treats.
  • Info: 613-728-1945

20180210 Cashmere and Chocolate Sale.pdf

TD Park People Grants

If you’re interested, please apply to the Park People directly and send a note to the Champlain Park Community Association to keep us in the loop and to check for scheduling conflicts.

TD Park People Grants

When our parks come alive, people are happier, communities are more connected and cities thrive. That’s why the TD Park People Grants will provide $2000 to groups from Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal to help make community events like movie nights, harvest festivals and nature walks happen in parks.

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FCA-FAC Meeting – January 17

The Federation of Citizens’ Associations of Ottawa general meeting is being held soon (it is an umbrella group for community associations like our own). Information from and

FCA-FAC General Meeting Wed. Jan. 17, 2018

On January 17 an FCA-FAC General Meeting will be held at Kitchissippi United Church with an Arts and Culture theme.

In accordance with our custom at the first meeting of the new year, the meeting will feature “speed-dating”, a series of simultaneous small group interviews with invited experts. Meeting attendees rotate from expert to expert making contacts and learning of various topics of interest to communities.
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Convent Development Open House – January 10

Full article, including photo, at and also

Ashcroft Homes Convent Development Open House

Ashcroft Homes is proposing an adaptive re-use of Les Soeurs de la Visitation Convent at their 114 Richmond Rd site, which would see the building partially demolished and encapsulated in glass, combining heritage and modern elements. The refreshed convent would see office tenants and mixed commercial. We invite you to join us to learn more about this proposed development during a community open house:

Wednesday, January 10
Van Lang Field House (29 Van Lang Pvt)

Information on the proposed development will be available from Ashcroft Homes, and City of Ottawa staff in both Heritage and Planning will be on hand to field additional questions.

CPCA Treasurer Position Open

This position is central to our ability to carry out the association’s business and activities. We are currently without a volunteer.

Duties: Board Member who oversees the financial business of the CPCA; writes cheques and receives monies related to our activities; does the banking and book-keeping; prepares budget in consultation with the Board; prepares annual financial report for AGM.

Training and assistance will be provided to the new volunteer.

If you are interested in finding out more about the position contact: CPCA Co-Chair,

You may also consider attending the next CPCA Board meeting.

Training session Post-Incident Neighbourhood Support Framework for Kitchissippi Ward

If you register, please also send an email to and to Brian Tychee, (the Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator), so we are kept informed about community participation. Thank-you.

Dear Champlain Park Community,
Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre, the Ottawa Gang Strategy and Somerset West Community Health Centre, are inviting you to participate to the Post-Incident Neighbourhood Support Framework Protocol Training.

Councilor Jeff Leiper’s office is the lead for this protocol in the Kitchissippi area and will be attending.

To determine the date the most groups can attend, please fill out the doodle poll

The Post-Incident Neighbourhood Support Framework is a guide to how communities across Ottawa can engage community leaders and service providers to coordinate support and resources to neighbourhoods impacted by violent or traumatic incidents (also referred to as a critical incident).
The Framework is intended to aid in reducing distress and restore cohesion, and ultimately reduce fear, assist in recovery, and build community resiliency.
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Synapcity’s Kitchissippi Talks – January 17, 24

Subject: Inviting you to Synapcity’s Kitchissippi Talks
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:59:23 -0500
From: Nickie Shobeiry <>
Cc: Stephane Pressault <>

Dear Champlain Park Community Association,

We want to thank you for all the great work you do for Ottawa. As a CityMaker, we’re thrilled to invite you to the 2018 Kitchissippi Talks, bringing diverse people together to discuss grassroots innovation.

Stephane Pressault (cc’d), Synapcity’s Program Coordinator, would love to arrange a meeting with you to discuss this further.

  • Delivered in 2 three-hour sessions, this program helps people understand the power of coming together, discovering our shared connection to place.
  • Kitchissippi Talks is happening Wednesday, January 17th and Wednesday, January 24th from 5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. at Causeway (22 O’Meara St).

Apply before January 10th, 2018!

Don’t hesitate to reach out should you have any questions.

Many thanks, and we can’t wait to see you there!