Approved Tree Removal at 360 Deschatelets

At 360 Deschatelets Ave (Greystone 1C), a tree permit has been issued to remove the existing four (4) trees located on the property, in the former bus loop. This is an approved removal of trees, and was passed at council in November 2020.

The work is slated to being on Friday April 9th.

Proposed University Construction at 200 Lees

This summer, the University of Ottawa proposes to start a large construction project of a new Health Sciences building on the Lees Campus in Old Ottawa East. This first phase of rebuilding the newly named “River Campus” will take two years and will include demolition of old buildings, construction of a new five-story building, infrastructure upgrades and landscaping. For details, see the following presentation.

OOECA March Meeting

Due to the on-going COVID-19 situation, March's OOECA board meeting is being held virtually, on Tuesday March 9th, at 7pm

The meeting will be held via Zoom, which requires the application to be installed on your computer. To test your system before attending the September meeting, please use the following link:

Access details will be made available on the website 2 hours prior to start

If you cannot attend through computer, phone details can be provided upon request.

Draft Official Plan and Old Ottawa East

The City of Ottawa is requesting feedback on their new draft official plan. The presentation from our February board meeting provides an overview of proposed changes and how they impact Old Ottawa East.

You can also view the Draft Official Plan on the city's web site. To submit your comments and/or concerns to the City of Ottawa, please email: (form letters are strongly discouraged)

Draft Official Plan Discussion at February 9th Meeting

At the upcoming February 9th community association meeting, the OOECA will discuss the City of Ottawa’s draft Official Plan. The entire 263 page document, plus schedules and secondary plans, is available at Engage Ottawa. The Engage Ottawa website has a number of resources to help people understand the proposal (such as one-pagers that explain different concepts, such as housing, urban design and 613 flats).


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