Apr 26

417 Carling EB on-ramp closure

As you may have heard, the eastbound 417 on-ramp from (westbound) Carling is slated for permanent closure.  Instead of getting on the Queensway eastboard via Carling, you will need to get Kirkwood south instead.

Full details can be found on the Project Website, as well as at various libraries (including Rosemount).  Public comments are accepted until May 27, 2017.



Apr 25

Glad Cleaning the Capital: Saturday, April 29

From our friends at the Wellington West BIA:


Roll up your sleeves Wellington West! It’s time for: Cleaning the Capital! brought to you by the Hintonburg Community Association, the Wellington Village Community Association and the Wellington West BIA.

This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 29th with a rain date of May 2nd. Cyclelogik will fuel our cleanup with complimentary Little Victories coffee! Post clean up, head over the Hintonburger and enjoy a delicious lunch, on the house! Make it a family affair, participants under 10 will receive a free gift from GT Express!

Registration will start at 9 am at the Hintonburg Community Centre located at 1064 Wellington St. West, and the actual clean-up will begin at 10 am. Participants are asked to bring gloves and rakes.

With your help, our parks and streets will be in great shape for spring!

Hope to see you there!

Apr 22

WVCA Minutes: April 2017

Find (draft version) attached: WVCA Minutes – 2017-04.

Apr 21

NCC Consultation: Responsible management of Gatineau Park trails

From the NCC:

This public consultation will present the plan for the renewed trail network, which takes into consideration the type of experience that Park users are seeking, as well as the environmental obligations that the NCC must meet.

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Capital Urbanism Lab, 40 Elgin Street, 2nd Floor

After the public consultation, an online questionnaire will be available (from April 27 to May 15, 2017).

Please confirm your attendance by noon on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, as space is limited.

Apr 21

Spencer Street: Open House

From the Office of Councillor Leiper:

We’ve set up a public meeting on Tuesday, April 25, graciously being hosted by the Ottawa Mosque at their annex Hall of Peace, from 7-9 pm at 241 Northwestern.

We hope to see you there.

Apr 20

Old Home Earth Day Event – Glebe Community Centre

From our friends at the Glebe Community Centre:

A warm invite for you to drop by the Glebe Community Centre for Earth Day. We have put together a pretty fabulous program for people interested in home energy retrofits, energy incentives, new technologies, decarbonizing our homes!

We have speakers, mini-workshops, discussion corners, and tradefair-style info tables. Start is at 10am with a Power-Up light breakfast and panel discussion. Lots of stuff going on till 3pm.

For the detailed program see


Please come and invite all your friends.

Hope to see you on Earth Day!

Apr 19

Review of City Noise By-Law

From the Office of Councillor Leiper:

The City is conducting a Noise By-law review, and residents are invited to attend one of three public meetings that the City is holding and provide feedback. Registration for the workshops are now available:


Dates for the workshops:

Apr 11

WVCA Meeting – Agenda for April, 2017

WVCA Agenda – 2017-04.  All are welcome at 7:00pm (note the earlier time) on Tuesday at Fisher Park Public School.  We hope to see you there.

Apr 07

Zoning Open House – The Wellington Diner

UPDATE: the meeting has been moved to May 2


From the Office of Councillor Leiper:

We are co-hosting a community open house for the proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment at 1385 Wellington St W which would permit an outdoor patio at the Wellington Diner. You can review the application on DevApps here. The applicant, their consulting team, as well as the City of Ottawa lead planner on the file will be in attendance to field any questions. We encourage you to attend to discuss the application, however if you are unable to please don’t hesitate to send any questions, comments or concerns to either our office or the lead planner (jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca or andrew.mccreight@ottawa.ca)

Hintonburg Community Centre – Wellington Room
Thursday, April 13 2017
6:00-6:30pm: Doors open, residents arrive & review boards, ask any questions

6:30-7:30pm: Applicant’s team will briefly review the proposal, highlighting the most recent changes & where we are in the process.  Q + A facilitated by Jeff Leiper will follow and continue for as long as there is interest.

7:30-8:00pm: Q + A wrap-up & one-on-one discussions


Apr 07

WVCA Minutes: March 2017

Find attached, in draft: WVCA Minutes – 2017-03-21

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