The Windsor ice rink is a central feature of Windsor Park from December to March. It’s a special privilege that we have in Old Ottawa South, and is used by hockey players and skaters from across the city.
Much like the hidden businesses featured in the April 2017 Business Beat, this month’s article will focus on business people in Old Ottawa South that do not have a brick & mortar presence in the neighbourhood.
Wondering if there is still space in your favourite classes this January? Read on to find out! Please note that cancelled classes have been listed below as well.
There is still space for you to register in many of our programs for 2018. Don't worry, if you've missed the first class or two you can still register! Click here for a full schedule of our courses.
We are wishing everyone a wonderful New Year! Hoping that you were all able to enjoy a relaxing holiday season with loved ones. Now that we are into January, please note our holiday hours at The Firehall this week are as follows:
Twenty-five years is a big deal! For a friendship, for a marriage, but especially for a small business. In September 2017, The Clothes Secret, our very own Old Ottawa South women’s consignment boutique, celebrated 25 years of doing business in the heart of our neighbourhood.
On the evening of October 26, 2017, Hopewell Avenue Public School’s Parent Council organized a parent information session on substance use, addiction, and gaming. Andrew Mendes from Rideauwood Addiction & Family Services gave an excellent presentation to about 50 parents that focused on how to talk about and deal with substance use among elementary school aged children as well as teenagers.
Traffic and Transportation Plan for Saturday, December 16, 2017
Much has been written on these pages already about the potential development of Southminster United Church and I do not plan to wade into that debate here. But this month I do want to highlight a new business that will be using one of Southminster’s spaces.
Construction progress is on schedule although there was a minor delay in creating the Herridge pedestrian crossing of Colonel By Drive. Traffic on Colonel By Drive has largely returned to normal after the slight shifting of the parkway just north of Clegg (this was required to widen the Echo-CBD “island” to accommodate the switchback).