Celebrating Rideau Canal Access Points for Paddlers

OECA president Phyllis Odenbach-Sutton joined MP and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on the Rideau Canal to celebrate two new paddle access points. One will be located at Clegg Avenue (Colonel By Drive), the other at Patterson Creek (Queen Elizabeth Drive). The OECA has long supported better access to the Rideau Canal for all paddlers.
Canoe access point

Old Ottawa East Survey

The Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) and the Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East (CAG) want to know what is important to you in our rapidly growing community. Please take a few moments to complete this survey to help your local community associations understand how to serve you better.

Free skating at TD Place during March Break

Looking for nearby March Break activities? Now until Friday, March 18, you can enjoy free skating at the arena at TD Place from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Ottawa 67's are also opening the doors to their practice on Wednesday, March 16 (2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.) with an autograph session with the team following practice. Skaters are asked to enter the arena at Gate 2 and will be directed to the dressing rooms at ice level. All skaters aged 10 and under, as well as any new or inexperienced skaters of any age will be required to wear a helmet. Kids aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult and hockey sticks and pucks are not permitted.

Spring water levels in the Rideau River - action plan information

Concerned about spring water levels in the Rideau River? The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority's latest Watershed Conditions Statement can be found at www.rvca.ca/flood. In the event that the RVCA posts a "flood warning" message, eUpdates and the CAG Facebook page will be used to pass along any additional information received from the RVCA or the City of Ottawa that is specific to our community.

Residents remain responsible for monitoring news media for general flood and weather forecasting information. For more information, please see the Brantwood Park 610 Action Plan at: http://ottawaeast.ca/files/2015/spring-flood-action-plan.pdf

OOECA Comments on Fifth-Clegg Bridge

The OOECA has sent a letter to the City of Ottawa with feedback on the new design for the Fifth-Clegg footbridge. You can read the full letter here.

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