Winter Maintenance Quality Standards Review

The City is reviewing the Standards, with a focus on sidewalks and pathways, reducing rutting on residential roads, roads next to schools with no sidewalks and roads with bus stops. Residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback on their priorities as we update the Standards.

An example of a well maintained pathway in Ottawa
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Short Term Rental By-law update Ottawa

What to expect in the Short-Term Rental By-law

In February or early March, staff will present a report to Committee and Council with
proposed new rules for short-term rentals (STR), based on a regulatory framework
approved by Council in November 2019.

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Call for nominations of outstanding women

Femmes Remarquables Ottawa Distinguished Women (FROTTAWADW) is currently accepting nominations of exceptional women for its bilingual site.

Launched in March of 2020, FROttawaDW.ca is a virtual public space that acknowledges and documents with worldwide reach, local women whose achievements and contributions have enriched the quality of life for Ottawa’s citizens.

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Happy 2021

The board of Fisher Heights & Area would like to wish you a happy 2021. Over the holidays we walked through the neighbourhood and snapped some photos of holiday decorations in the neighbourhood.

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Ring those bells on Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, (Thursday night) at 6 pm, join the Ward 9 community in jingling your bells outside your door or on your balcony for 1 minute. The whole family can participate in sending a fun message to Santa that our community is COVID-wise and that we are taking all precautions to keep our community safe, remaining hopeful and looking forward to Christmas Day and ringing in the New Year.

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Councillor Egli’s 2020 Annual Holiday Party (on line)

Councillor Egli’s Annual Holiday Party has been moved to cyberspace this year.

The party takes place on line on Saturday, December 12th, 2020 from 10:00:am — 11:00 a.m.

Join Santa, Councillor Egli (don’t mix those two up!) and his helpers for some holiday fun!

Registration required is required by sending an e-mail to Ward9@ottawa.ca to receive your Zoom link.

Looking forward to see you all. BYO mulled wine!

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Sewer replacement update Fisher Heights

Here is a quick update we received from the City’s project manager Kevin Gibbs. For questions, his phone number is at the bottom.

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Holiday lights at FHACA community centre

Now it is December and the CBC officially started to play December Christmas music, we have lit up the trees in front of the community centre on Sutton Place.

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Fisher Heights construction to continue first week of December

The design of the school with a cladding of brick and vinyl and an attractive integration of niches (these are not windows)

Good news for the residents in the immediate vicinity of the Ottawa Islamic School and of course for the teachers and students of the school! After many setbacks, from financers pulling out to COVID to finding contractors, Ms. Mona Egeh announced at the 2020 Fisher Heights & Area CA AGM that the school is finally ready to move forward. Ms. Egeh showed a contract to show the school is serious in moving forward after several years of inactivity.

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Doug Yonson receives 2020 Annual Recognition for Ward 9 Volunteers

Doug Yonson Ward 9 volunteer of the year

Last week, during our COVID Virtual AGM, Doug received the good news that he was selected as one of the Ward 9 volunteers for his work as a volunteer in Fisher Heights.

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