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Welcome to our community!

Fairwinds is a growing neighbourhood located in west Ottawa, bordering the two communities of Kanata and Stittsville near Canadian Tire Centre. The mission of the Fairwinds Community Association (FCA) is to be an advocate for residents on significant issues and organize events and activities that maintain and improve the great quality of life that we… Read More »

Traffic lights coming to Huntmar & Maple Grove by end of June

At our monthly Fairwinds Community Association, Shad Qadri told us that traffic lights are coming to Huntmar & Maple Grove by the end of June.  They were approved in this year’s city budget. Also, in a response to a post about the intersection on Facebook, he wrote: “Funding was approved in the City’s budget for… Read More »

Sens rally on Sunday!

CALLING ALL SENS FANS! Come on out ALL RED to cheer on our home team. A rally will begin on their first home playoff game this Sunday, April 19 at 5:30pm at the corner of Huntmar and Maple Grove . Everyone is welcome. Bring your bells and whistles to show your Sens pride on their… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Monday, April 13

The Fairwinds Community Association board is meeting on Monday, April 13, at 7:30pm at the CIBC on Hazeldean Road. All residents are welcome to attend.  (If you arrive after the doors are locked please knock!) Items on the agenda include: City Councillor Shad Qadri update Cleaning the Capital – what’s the date and how are… Read More »

Easter Egg Hunt on April 5

The annual Fairwinds Easter Egg Hunt will be on Easter morning, Sunday April 5, at 8:30am at Bandmaster Park and Par la Ville Park.  (Due to the number of donations received, the organizers decided to expand to two parks instead of one!) Organizer Jen Martin is looking for donations of treats or cash from neighbours… Read More »

Zoning change request for new private school on Huntmar

The owners of a property at 180 Huntmar Drive have submitted a zoning amendment change to allow construction of a private school  and medical facility. In the application, the private school is listed as Kanata Academy School, which has an existing facility on Beaverbrook Road in Kanata. The land is on the east side of Huntmar, about halfway… Read More »

Keg Restaurant proposed near Huntmar & Hazeldean

The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application for a new Keg restaurant on the north-west side of Huntmar Road at Hazeldean. The site plan calls for “a one-storey Keg Restaurant with an enclosed patio on the south side of the building and 135 parking spaces. Right in-right-out vehicle accesses are proposed from Huntmar… Read More »

VIDEO: Fairwinds Skating Party

Thanks to Hien Hoang for sending along this great video with highlights from the Fairwinds Skating Party at Bandmaster Rink on Sunday!   Thanks to our supporters: Amy Lee – Photography Bushtukah CIBC (Hazeldean & Huntmar) Councillor Shad Qadri Diskdaddy.com Giant Tiger – Stittsville Heads Up Barber Shop Kiwi Kraze Main Street Café Stittsville Mattamy… Read More »

Kanata North meeting about upcoming developments

MARIANNE WILKINSON COMMUNITY TOWN HALL MEETING Monday February 23, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Kanata Senior’s Centre – Owen Prince Room 2500 Campeau Drive The February Town Hall meeting will follow a different format with the first part being presentations on new developments for the Tanger Mall and Cabela’s and the Bridge Church. The second… Read More »

Winter Skating Party – Raffle Winning Numbers

If you have a ticket matching these numbers, please email president@fairwindscommunity.com to claim your prize! CIBC 444198 Heads Up Barber Shop 444226 Stubbes Chocolate 444180 Bushtukah 444168 The Pottery Placehouse 444130 Shoppers Drug Mart 444150 Ottawa Senators Foundation 444214 Main Street Cafe 444218 Main Street Cafe 444206 Saunders Farm 444123 Xtreme Trampoline 444221 Xtreme Trampoline… Read More »

Money for traffic lights at Huntmar & Maple Grove is included in draft budget

The city’s draft budget includes $250,000 for traffic lights at the corner of Huntmar and Maple Grove. Shad Qadri told StittsvilleCentral.ca: “From my Stittsville perspective, that’s the one project I wanted in this time, as we missed the boat in the last two budgets because it didn’t meet the cut-off line. [I wanted] to make sure that… Read More »