Author Archives: Shane Francescut

Rapid Bus Corridor Coming to Baseline Rd

As we reported in October on our website and in the newsletter, the city is planning major improvements to the bus transit service along Baseline Road. The first phase will involve the eastern section of Baseline, from Woodroffe to Heron and on to Billings Bridge. … Continue reading

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Local Resident to be Recognized for Many Years of Volunteer Work

Lyn McCaw has been an active volunteer with this Community Association for close to 20 years, both as a Board member and an organizer, providing the “spark” behind many of the Association’s programs and events. This Thursday she will be … Continue reading

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Minto, Eleanor Park, & Community Collaboration

Last month we reported on a new, small enclosed dog run, built by Minto Properties, in the south-west corner of Eleanor Park.  We raised questions related to such private use of public land.  In subsequent discussions with the City it … Continue reading

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Your Say On New Cycling & Walking Pathways

The city is currently asking for public comments on a proposed cycling and pedestrian pathway that will pass through the western side of our community. The goal of the “Nepean Trail” is to link together some existing cycling paths, and … Continue reading

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Cyclists Came Together This Weekend

This weekend we held our 2nd annual Bike Rodeo at Fisher Heights Park, and if you missed it, then read on to see all of the highlights and photos of the day. It was a cool but perfect day on … Continue reading

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Meet Peter Loveless, the Angel Among Us

For neighbourhood resident Peter Loveless, helping his neighbours is as much an afterthought as is getting dressed in the morning. And for his warm heart and helping hand, Peter has been awarded the Snow Angel Award by the City of Ottawa. … Continue reading

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Helping Seniors to Prevent Falling

The City of Ottawa will be getting off on the right foot in the new year by offering an exciting and FREE new program at our very own Fisher Heights Community Place. The program, called Better Strength, Better Balance, is a fall prevention group exercise … Continue reading

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Share Your Community Stories and News

As your Community Association Board, we work hard to bring you the latest news and events from our community, but we don’t know everything that does on in our neighbourhood. That’s where you come in! We would love to hear … Continue reading

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Ottawa Islamic School Expansion Begins

(Updated December 4, 2014) The Ottawa Islamic School officially launched its building expansion on Monday Nov. 3 with a brief ceremony. In attendance representing the Association were Bob McCaw and Doug Yonson. The construction involves an extension to the main two-storey wing … Continue reading

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Is Intensification A Sound Investment?

Whether we like it or not, the city is growing. The question is, what is the most efficient and seamless method for that growth? The City of Ottawa seems to believe that the answer lies in the intensification of our existing … Continue reading

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