Greystone Development meeting to discuss height limits - May 7

The Old Ottawa East Community Association is hosting a meeting to discuss the proposed zoning changes at the Greystone Development. Regional Group has requested a planning change that would allow for buildings up to nine storeys on land currently zoned for up to a maximum of six storeys. This change could result in higher buildings in front of the historic Deschatelet Building, impacting the views of this iconic structure in the heart of our community.

Letter to the Mayor on the Climate Emergency

In view of the escalating impact of climate change, the Old Ottawa East Community Association calls upon the City to heighten its focus and efforts directed towards implementing measures that mitigate the effects of climate change, and that contribute towards the development of a resilient ecosystem. To help encourage these initiatives, the Old Ottawa East Association supports the declaration of a climate emergency in the City of Ottawa.
Toward this end, we have passed the following motion at our meeting of April 9,

Community Association Strategic Priorities and Goals for 2019

The OOECA board recently determined their priorities and goals for 2019 and beyond. You can read the document here. Interested in getting involved in one of the identified priorities? Please contact us at

Letter to the Mayor on Urban Representation

The OOECA has joined other community associations in Capital Ward in writing to Mayor Jim Watson about the lack of meaningful representation on key city committees by councillors who represent Ottawa's urban wards. Read the OOECA's letter to the mayor on this important issue

Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability Update

Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability (CAFES) is a forum for representatives of community and residents associations to engage with the City of Ottawa on environmental issues. OOECA is a member of CAFES and the board recently endorsed the initiatives listed in this document.


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