Update on Berms and LRT in Connaught Park: Deadline extended to April 20

We would like to share that you have a few more days to take a look at plans for berms in Connaught Park and send in your thoughts. The deadline was extended to April 20, after your association asked for more time. Thanks to those who have already spoken up. More voices will help get … Continue reading Update on Berms and LRT in Connaught Park: Deadline extended to April 20

Act now, April 15 deadline – Public consultation on Berms and LRT through QTN

We just learned that public input for the proposed berms between the Connaught Park LRT fly-over and QTN community has been opened for feedback. You can participate by visiting http://www.connaughtpinecrest.ca - note that the consultation closes on April 15, one week from today. We are asking you to show that QTN residents care about what … Continue reading Act now, April 15 deadline – Public consultation on Berms and LRT through QTN

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