Trees and Sidewalks: Call for community input!

QTN residents value tree-lined streets and want sidewalks to safely move about on foot. Connaught Avenue is our focus now. The City has budgeted for a sidewalk to be built in 2020-2021. Pedestrian safety is also an issue on other streets. QTN residents have an opportunity to provide input into the Connaught project planning process … Continue reading Trees and Sidewalks: Call for community input!

Stage 2 West Pre-construction Update: Vegetation & Tree Removals

The city has provided us with an update on the pre-construction work as part of the Stage 2 LRT Project (O-Train West Extension): The project contractor (Kiewit-Eurovia-Vinci) is progressing with vegetation and tree removal work across both east and west alignments. In the coming weeks they will move towards Connaught Park and the greenspace to … Continue reading Stage 2 West Pre-construction Update: Vegetation & Tree Removals

Trees Matter for QTN: Review of Tree Bylaws in Ottawa

Tree-canopied streets and green spaces are named by QTN residents as one of the most valued features of our neighbourhood. They are also important assets as we deal with the impacts of climate change. Losing mature trees is sometimes unavoidable because of disease or other factors. Unfortunately though, sometimes it is also because of neglect … Continue reading Trees Matter for QTN: Review of Tree Bylaws in Ottawa