While the environment is not the single issue topic related to conservation, the environment and sustainable development are integral to the social and economic health and prosperity of our city.  As Canada’s capital city, the second largest city in Ontario, with a population approaching a million people, Ottawa has a significant impact on the more...

Neighbours,  Action Sandy Hill, your community association, invites you to attend a public meeting with mayoralty candidate Jim Watson on Thursday, September 2nd from 7:30-8pm at the Sandy Hill Community Centre (250 Somerset Street East, Conference Room). Mr. Watson will take questions from members of the community about local and city-wide issues. more...

On behalf of the City of Ottawa, we thought you’d like to know that… REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 2010 Cleaning the Capital Fall Campaign. Register online at ottawa.ca/clean or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). WIN PRIZES! Register your cleanup project before September 14th for a chance to win an early bird prize! NEW! Visit our Kids more...

15 Aug

ASH AGM Recap

On Tuesday, May 18, Action Sandy Hill held its annual general meeting for 2010 at the Sandy Hill Community Centre. The meeting agenda included presentations by Robert Stehle, ASH President, Allan Rock, President of the University of Ottawa, as well as our municipal, provincial and federal elected representatives. The issues discussed included: ASH’s more...

Benefits of membership: - vote at the Annual General Meeting in May - stay informed via our mailing list - get more involved in the community Membership form (Microsoft Word) more...

05 Aug

May 18, 2010

(DRAFT – Subject to approval by the membership) Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Sandy Hill Community Centre 1. Commencement of meeting Robert Stehle, ASH President, called the meeting to order and welcomed community residents. He underlined the importance that ASH attaches to forging community partnerships and introduced Alan Rock, president of the more...

The ASH Beautification Committee (ABC) is looking for volunteers. Please read through this page and the notes from our previous meetings to see what we have been working on. No matter how much or how little time you think you can commit to our activities, we welcome you! Contact: trash@ash-acs.ca The ABC is undertaking, or would like to undertake, more...

A brief overview of transportation issues which are of potential interest to residents of Sandy Hill and where to go for more information. John Verbaas – Sept 2010 B. Ottawa-wide Issues with Sandy Hill Implications New Ottawa River Crossing Study (East End Bridge) Inter-Provincial Transit Study Alta Vista Corridor (AVC) Queensway Expansion to more...

A brief overview of transportation issues which are of potential interest to residents of Sandy Hill and where to go for more information. John Verbaas – Sept 2010 A. Sandy Hill Internal Issues King Edward Avenue Reconstruction King Edward Avenue  Lane Reduction Study Waller / Rideau / King Edward Ave Truck Route Traffic Calming Cycling Improvements more...

Ottawa Police Services has a lot of great information on its website regarding crime prevention. Please take some time to take a look at the crime prevention section: http://www.ottawapolice.ca/en/CrimePrevention/ChildPrint.aspx. more...