From councillor Jeff Leiper’s newsletter #238, also see http://kitchissippiward.ca/content/tom-brown-arena-respite-centre-faq:
The Tom Brown temporary respite centre has opened and I’m pleased that it’s been well-used with few major issues in the community. Residents have asked how they can best welcome our neighbours using the centre, and City staff have provided me with the following:
Adrian has forwarded this message about drop-in sports. Our fieldhouse isn’t open but Dovercourt is…
From: Dovercourt Recreation Association <email@example.com>
Date: November 9, 2020 at 8:46 AM
Drop-in Pickleball is starting Monday November 16, weekdays from 1-2pm, for up to eight participants at a time as you rotate through play. It’s only a $3 drop-in fee. Come as a group or single player.
Participants are asked to wear a mask and hand sanitize regularly during play. Please bring your own equipment.
Here is the link to register for your spot(s).
Please let us know if you have any questions.
the Dovercourt Sports Team
Family Law, Access, and COVID-19
COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of society, including family life. Please join Reach for a discussion on family law and access issues. In speaking about access in the context of COVID-19, the presentation will, among other things, touch on considerations for families with parents and/or children living with disabilities, as well as provide information on navigating the current family law court process during the pandemic. Our speaker will be Lisa Sharp, a family law and immigration lawyer practicing in Ottawa.
Lisa Sharp has practised family law for fifteen years, including family and child protection litigation, adoptions, and fertility law. Lisa is a parent / step parent to seven children; some of whom are persons with disabilities. Lisa offers a welcoming and accessible office to all families and has worked with families led by lesbian, gay, straight and transgender parents.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
There is no fee to attend this event, but advanced registration is required. This Legal Information Seminar is made possible with support from the Ottawa Community Foundation.
Silent Auction Coordinator
Via co-chair Heather: FYI. The Walkable Ottawa project links into what will be a major focus on 15 Minute Neighbourhoods as the City drafts its new Official Plan.
Here is our website for you to explore and our social media channel for you to keep up on our progress:
GoFund Me Page for Donations:
A couple of upcoming events via the Federation of Citizens’ Associations:
PIED and FCA Planning Updates – Wednesday, September 9 at 7 p.m.
INVITATION FCA.PIED AGENDA. SEPT 9 . sp.pdf
Energy Mix – What We’ve Learned from the Pandemic – Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Learning from the Pandemic backgrounder v.1.pdf
Returning to Work in a Pandemic: Employee and Disability Rights during COVID-19
As workplaces begin to re-open following the COVID-19 shutdown, employees face difficult questions about how to protect their health and safety, fulfill their family obligations, and protect the health and safety of those around them. Please join Reach for a discussion on employees’ rights while returning to work during COVID-19, with a specific focus on the disability rights of employees and their family members. Our speaker will be Morgan Rowe, a lawyer with RavenLaw.
In case you didn’t get this as part of your library membership, the temporary location for Rosemount (near the bowling alley) is opening on July 27th, though appointments are needed to pick up the books you put on hold…
Rosemount Temporary Location – Returns Drive and Curbside Service
Rosemount (temporary location), will be offering a curbside returns and holds pickup service starting Monday, July 27, following these hours of operation:
- Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Tuesday: 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
- Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Thursday: 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
- Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Sunday: CLOSED
SATURDAY, JULY 25 – With limited space at the temporary location and the high volume of materials that circulate from this branch, we will be holding a one-day RETURN drive, accepting curbside returns of library materials. We invite you to come out on Saturday, July 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the north corner of Parkdale Park (corner of Hamilton and Armstrong) to return your library items.
See https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/contactless-returns-and-holds-pickup-service for details about the curbside service at Rosemount (temporary location).