Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-04-08

This week’s topics:

  • STEP in April – Unsafe vehicles, heavy trucks and cycling safety.

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Kitchissippi Ward Forum – April 15

From Jeff Leiper, city councillor, http://kitchissippiward.ca/content/kitchissippi-ward-forum-monday-april-15-600pm

We are excited to announce our first Kitchissippi Ward Forum for Jeff’s second term of Council is coming up in a few weeks.

[Forum Poster - Lists themes and times]
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April 16 Climate Vote at City Hall

Councillor Shawn Menard plans to bring a motion at Environment Committee on April 16 that would declare a climate emergency in a similar way to Gatineau, Kingston and numerous other cities.

I join Ecology Ottawa in urging citizens to tell their city councillors and the mayor that they support such a declaration.

For more info see Ecology Ottawa’s web page where there’s also info on a rally at city hall on the morning of the vote. I plan to be there.

Charles Hodgson

Wildlife Speaker Series – April 26

Heather Pearl writes:

I highly recommend the City’s Wildlife Speaker Series. Of note to many in Champlain Park is this invitation in the write-up:

If you have any questions about pollinating insects (or photos) feel free to bring them to share with Jeff and Jessica before or after the presentation. Jeff also has a passion for gardening with native plants to encourage native wildlife (including pollinators) so feel free to also come armed with questions about growing native plants.

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Easter Egg Decorating Workshop – April 13

Come and stretch your creative muscles by decorating eggs for Easter at the Champlain Park field house on Saturday April 13 from 10 am until noon.

[A circle of painted and otherwise decorated eggs]
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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2019-04-01

This week’s topics:

  • Overdose update – Signs of an overdose.
  • Front desk hours of operation

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Neighbourhood House Rental Wanted

Hello Champlain Park,

My husband and I are currently tenants in a home in Daniel Avenue. Our landlords have decided to sell their property and so we are on the lookout for a new home.

We absolutely love Champlain Park and hope to find another long-term rental (2+ years) in the area if possible.
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