QCH Snowdump

The association representative, Richard Cobbold, met with the QCH director for planning and plant services to discuss the dumping and blowing of snow over the east berm.   The QCH has taken steps with their contractor to ensure that no snow is blown or dumped east of the berm.   They will monitor the health of trees in the affected area and carry out a spring cleanup. We should note that future expansion programs at the hospital will be relocating excavated soils along the east berm adjacent to the snow dump area to enhance the visual landscape.   Many thanks to Richard for his continued diligence with the...

Valleystream Tennis Club Open House

The Valleystream Tennis Club is having an open house: Saturday May 5th & Sunday May 6th, 2018 10am – 2pm Enjoy free tennis and pickleball during the open house. Early bird registration rates up to and including May 6. The club is located at 3412 Richmond Rd. (approximately 1 km west of Bayshore Shopping Centre). Information on 2018 summer programs to be posted here...

Winter Carnival – Thank you

We had great weather for our winter carnival.  It must be an election year with so many politicians about! Many thanks go out to our volunteers: Serge Mister and the 19th Nepean Scouts for their fire, sled, and enthusiastic Scouter Charles for his dancing Sound man Stevie B Sarah “Maple Taffy” Sumner Social Convenor Alison Buchcanan Horse and sleigh cowgirl Cynthia Mar Paula “Hot Dog” Walsh-Bergen Lauria “I’m too ill with the flu” Blackwell replacement James Todd Elliot and his rink crew Rick Chiarelli’s crew serving Hot Chocolate....

Canada’s Culture @ 2547 Baseline

Many have made contact concerning this establishment which opened in the former Mac’s Milk location at Pinecrest and Baseline; concerned especially  but not limited to its close proximity to both Pinecrest public school, St. Paul’s HS, and Sir Robert Borden HS.    I personally spoke with both the Mayor Jim Watson and our Councillor Rick Chiarelli on the weekend, as well as with our community police representative via email.  The Ottawa Police Drug unit is aware and I’ve been told that asset forfeiture is in process. When it comes to enforcement the police have been handicapped until recently in their capabilities and were only able to arrest and charge individuals .  Bill 174 has recently received royal accent and provides the police additional authority to shutdown businesses and charge landlords in addition to individuals. Of interest in Bill 174: Penalties: sale, distribution; landlords (2)  An individual who is convicted for contravening section 6 or 13 is liable,  (a)  on a first conviction in respect of the section, a fine of not more than $250,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years less a day, or both; and   (b)  on a subsequent conviction in respect of the section, a fine of not more than $100,000 for each day or part of a day on which the offence occurs or continues or to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years less a day, or both. Penalty: sale, distribution to persons under 19 (4)  Upon conviction for contravening section 7, (a)  a corporation is liable to a fine of not more than $500,000; and (b) ...

Playgroup for kids 0-5 Fridays 9-11am at the CC.

Free drop-in community playgroup for kids from 0-5.  The QGPCA playgroup is starting up again!  Get out of the house and play those winter wiggles out! Fridays from 9-11 (except for OCDSB PD days) at the community centre at 48 Nanaimo drive. Bring a snack and get ready to meet some new friends and have some...