Saturday, August 7, 2010

AGM Scheduled for Oct 5th 2010

The AGM is scheduled for Oct. 5th at the Civic Hospital Amphitheatre. If you come in the main entrance off Ruskin St. go up the stairs and that's where we'll be. The details are still being finalized but our hope is to invite the ward candidates to attend the first part of the meeting, speak for 3-5 minutes each and then answer questions from the audience.

More details to come. Sign up for the CHNA email bulletins at and keep up to date with what's happening in our neighbourhood.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Tuesday Public Meeting November 24th 2009

The Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association is holding a public meeting next Tuesday November 24th at 7pm. It will be held in the auditorium of the Civic Hospital. The following topics and issues will be discussed.


7:00pm-7:40pm- Presentation by Domicile proposing a new development at Champagne and Hickory
7:40pm-8:00pm- Q&A relating to the presentation
8:00pm-8:15pm- Speed zone policy update by Councilor Christine Leadman
8:15pm-8:30pm- Survey results and update on changes to the intersection of Parkdale and Sherwood
8:30pm-8:40pm- 2010 calendar and committees
8:40pm-9:00pm- Open forum

Please pass this notice along to your neighbours. We look forward to your participation.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Volunteers Needed

Please contact me if you are interested in assisting with the First Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association Tree Lighting ceremony in December.

email: or call 613-866-4089

City Fall Donation Weekend Oct.24-25

Fall Give Away Weekend: Discover hidden treasures
Ottawa - One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Fall Give Away Weekend will take place Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 at the conclusion of Waste Reduction Week
So don’t throw away your unwanted household goods. Set them out at the curb with a sign or label indicating that they are free.
Treasures Could Include
Books, CDs and DVDs
Old furniture and small appliances
Construction materials – including drywall and hardware such as nails, bolts and screws
Kitchen gadgets, dishes, cutlery, pots and pans
Unwanted gifts
Rules for Give Away Weekend
Place items at the curb
Place stickers or signs on items with the word “FREE”
Ensure any items that you want to keep don’t get mixed up with your Give Away items at the curb
At the end of each day, bring any uncollected items back to your home
Please consider safety when deciding which items to set out to the curb. The Consumer Product Safety Bureau of Health Canada advises that used children's items such as baby walkers, yo-yo balls, cribs, car seats, strollers, playpens, bath seats, mattresses and other child-related items should not be placed out at the curb.
Remember, items not picked up can be donated to charitable organizations or placed on used-item websites.
Give Away Weekend Etiquette
Respect other people’s property. Don’t walk on lawns and gardens
Take only the items marked “free”
Don’t discard previously picked-up treasures on another person’s lawn
Fall Give Away weekend is another way to help the City RETHINK GARBAGE and maximize landfill space, protecting our most precious treasure – our environment.

Friday, August 14, 2009


A note of thanks to all of you who attended the CHNA Public Meeting on Tuesday of this week. Despite the great summer weather, we still had about 60 people show up - which is a great turnout.

We did get into two very interesting development issues, and there was particular concern and comments expressed with regards to the project at Champagne and Carling.

While a number of issues did arise, the principal matter at this point is the impact of traffic on the neighbourhood. It is a matter that will be reviewed and discussed by the Executive Committee at the next meeting.

Your thoughts and comments on this project are very much welcome and appreciated. Comments can be made at

The link to the traffic study can be found here:

We also have a copy of the proposal that can be provided to you by request - I am not able to post it directly here on the website.

Here is the link to the posted traffice study

Friday, July 31, 2009


Please be advised that effective August 1st, I will be stepping down temporarily from the role of President of the Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association, as I am currently engaged in an activity of a partisan political nature. Amanda Farris, the current Vice-President of the CHNA has graciously agreed to assume the role of President for the next several weeks.

The Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association is a non-partisan group. In large part, our function as the CHNA is to advocate on behalf of residents of the community. We do not represent or reflect specific partisan political interests. I believe that it is not appropriate for me to continue in this role given the current political event.

I raised this matter with the Executive Committee at our last meeting, and there was consensus that the appropriate course of action was to remove myself from the position of President temporarily until the political matter was completed.

Concurrently, while I have assisted in the planning of the public meeting on August 11th ot this point, Amanda Farris will be the Chair of this session, and lead the planning for this meeting as we move forward.

In addition, we have changed the contact email for the CHNA to


Scott Bradley