Category Archives: NCC

Items from or about the National Capital Commission.

Sir John A. Macdonald Riverfront Park Plan Survey has background information and a draft (very extensive, detailed, well researched, chapter 5.3 is about our neighbourhood, seem to have thought of everything) of the NCC’s plan for the river park. That web page lists the general highlights:
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Forest Work in Progress

Maybe this Facebook post from the winter trail people about improving the trail in Kitchissippi Woods and this forestry work notice from the NCC are related…

Subject: Ash tree removal along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway by Island Park Drive/ Abattage de frênes le long de la promenade Sir-John-A.-Macdonald à proximité de la promenade Island Park CRM:0025365
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:40:55 -0500
From: Jocelyne Moncion <>

(le texte français suit)


As part of its emerald ash borer management strategy, the National Capital Commission (NCC) will be removing ash trees affected by the emerald ash borer along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway close to Island Park Drive.
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SJAM Winter Trail in the News

It’s nice to see that the new winter trail along the river has made it into the news. Here’s a CTV article on the basics:


Community Meeting – Champlain Park Urban Forest and Green Spaces

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Urban Forest and Green Spaces When:   Thursday, November 17, 2016 Time:     7 pm to 9 pm Where: Champlain Park Fieldhouse Learn about recent efforts to foster a healthy urban forest and green space in Champlain Park: Community mapping of … Continue reading


Email Correction: Trimming help wanted with SJAM Winter Trail within our forest

Oops Sorry!  Email address correction to this post , should have read as follows: If you can help with the trimming of buckthorn bushes and small branches along the edges of the proposed Winter trail in the NCC forest please … Continue reading


Trimming help wanted with SJAM Winter Trail within our forest

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Looking for volunteers who would be able to help in trimming small bushes and branches along the proposed 2016 Winter trail within the NCC forest. This forest trail will be joining up with the main Sir John A. MacDonald (SJAM) … Continue reading


SJAM Winter Trail Grooming Funding

I just came across a tweet from @SJAMWinterTrail mentioning their new web site with information about the Sir John A. Macdonald parkway riverside multi-use pathway trail winter snow grooming project and a request for donations. There’s also a related … Continue reading