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Save the date! Our Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, February 24

Hi neighbours!  We’d like to invite you out to the Fairwinds Community Association Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, February 24. Location: Stittsville Sobeys (Carp @ Hazeldean Road) Upstairs in the Community Kitchen Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm Meet your neighbours Learn about what we’ve been up to in the community this year Share your ideas and concerns about… Read More »

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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 »

UPDATE: The latest plan for the Huntmar-Maple Grove intersection

We’ve been getting a few questions from residents about the status of the Huntmar-Maple Grove intersection, so we asked Councillor Qadri for an update.  He provided an updated drawing (below) and says that the traffic department hopes to have the new lines painted very soon, depending on the weather.  Note that this configuration includes bike… Read More »

Council approves demolition/relocation of Bradley-Craig barn

On Wednesday, City Council approved the demolition and relocation of the historic Bradley-Craig barn from Hazeldean Road to Saunders Farm in Munster. While it’s a good thing that the barn will be well-cared for by the Saunders Family, it’s a big loss for the Stittsville community. The barn has been — and continues to be — a landmark… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Monday, January 11

Our next FCA monthly meeting is on Monday, January 11 at 7:30pm in the CIBC boardroom on Hazeldean Road.  If you’re planning to attend please send us a note at info@fairwindscommunity.com.  All residents are welcome.   Agenda includes: Councillor’s Update Note – Councillor Qadri is not attending but will provide a written update Regular updates: –… Read More »

Update about community compensation for the Carp Road Landfill

(via COLA) Here’s some useful information about community compensation from an article on StittsvilleCentral.ca. We believe this is the first time that a summary has been published of all the community compensation that Waste Management has paid for the “old” Carp Road landfill since 2001. You can read the full article here: Stittsville misses out on bulk of landfill compensation… Read More »

UPDATE: Huntmar/Maple Grove new lane configuration

  From Councillor Qadri’s weekly newsletter: I would like to thank all the residents that provided their comments on the recommended lane modifications for the intersection of Maple Grove Road and Huntmar Drive.  In addition I would also like to thank the Fairwinds Community Association for working with my office and for collecting responses from… Read More »

Fairwinds December meeting recap

The Fairwinds Community Association held its monthly meeting December 14. The main issues of discussion included the proposal to move the big red Bradley-Craig barn on Hazeldean Road despite its heritage designation and viability for adaptive use on site (the FCA opposes the move of the barn); an update on the efforts to start a Neighbourhood… Read More »

UPDATE: Our letter to the city about new Huntmar & Maple Grove options

Last month, councillor Qadri and city staff asked residents to comment on three possible designs for the problematic Huntmar-Maple Grove intersection.  The Fairwinds Community Association also asked residents for feedback and conducted a survey. We compiled the feedback and survey results, and sent a response to Councillor Qadri.  You can read the full letter here,… Read More »