This week I’m on the grounds of Sacred Heart High School ahead of Canada Day.

Canada Day 2023:

  • Join us at 9am at Kavanagh Green for a Stittsville Canada Day flag raising ceremony. (In front of the Stittsville sign at Hazeldean & Stittsville Main). This event is free and co-hosted by Hazeldean Gardens. Tea and coffee will be served in the outdoor courtyard at Hazeldean Gardens afterwards.
  • The Stittsville Village Association is organizing a free family-friendly Canada Day event from 1pm-10pm at Sacred Heart High School (Abbott @ Shea), including music, and international food court, face painting, fireworks, and more.
  • Canada Day Car Show. Vintage and exotic cars from the 50s to 80s. In the Holy Spirit Parish parking lot (Shea near Abbott), 12pm-4pm. Organized by the Knights of Columbus, Stittsville
  • Drop by the Stittsville Legion from 11am-3pm for kids activities, games, karaoke, music, BBQ and more. Followed by activities for adults after 3pm.

City Hall & Community Updates

  • Update on last April’s dog attack court case
  • Community safety and vandalism
  • Protecting our wetlands
  • Alternative response for mental health and substance use crises
  • Celebrating Eid al-Adha with the Stittsville Muslim Association
  • City Council relaxes “right of way” rules for gardens and little free libraries
  • Know the rules before you expand your driveway
  • Hydro Ottawa strike
  • OC Transpo updates: Transit on demand + kids 12 and under are free starting July 1
  • Hazardous waste and the City’s Waste Explorer tool:
  • YOUth Decides recreation programming for teens
  • Slow Down For Us signs available
  • resources for poor air quality
  • Multicultural & Human Rights calendar for July
  • Let’s Bike Month – congrats to all participants. Over 3,350km = 859 kg of greenhouse gas emissions averted in Stittsville
  • Congratulations to all graduates / felicitations aux finissants et finissantes!

Have a great Canada Day weekend!

–Councillor Glen



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