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Welcome to our community!

Fairwinds is a growing neighbourhood located in Stittsville, a suburb in the west end of Ottawa. 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 enjoy in Fairwinds. The association is… Read More »

Developers, Contractors, and Subcontractors reminded of their responsible to obey all traffic Laws

Here’s a note from Councillor Qadri’s weekly email newsletter: Recently several residents contacted my office regarding some area contractors/sub contractors staff not obeying the traffic laws in place.  As I have in the past,  I have been in touch with the 3 developers involved in this area to bring this to their attention  that many contractors… Read More »

Qadri says The Keg is on hold for now

From Councillor Qadri’s weekly email: In February 2015 the City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan application to develop 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 Drive and Hazeldean Road.  The property is located… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: Community needs to be consulted on landfill Host Agreement

COLA (Coalition for Landfill Accountability) wants the City of Ottawa to engage in real and meaningful consultation with residents during the negotiations of the Host Municipal Responsibility Agreement (HMRA) for the Carp Road landfill expansion. The HMRA is being negotiated between the City and Waste Management (WM) behind closed doors, with no community engagement. This lack of transparency… Read More »

Letter to Built Heritage Sub Committee re: Boyd House and Bradley-Craig Barn

On November 9, the City of Ottawa’s Built Heritage Sub-Committee will consider motions on two buildings in our neighbourhood: the old stone Boyd House at 173 Huntmar (just north of Fairwinds) and the Bradley-Craig barn on Hazeldean Road.  We wrote the following letter to the committee members. *** To: Members of the Built Heritage Sub… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Thursday, November 5

Our next FCA monthly meeting is on Thursday, November 5 at 7:30pm in the community kitchen at Sobeys (Carp @ Hazeldean).  If you’re planning to attend please send us a note at info@fairwindscommunity.com.  All residents are welcome. We’re planning a short update meeting followed by a discussion around planning / vision for the community association. 1.… Read More »

Recap of our meeting today re: traffic safety

Hi neighbours. For the past few months the Fairwinds Community Association has been focused on a number of traffic safety issues in our community.  This morning, ten Fairwinds residents met with Shad Qadri, members of city staff and the Ottawa Police at the corner of Huntmar and Maple Grove for an update and Q&A session.  Councillor… Read More »