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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 »

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. Organizer Jen Martin is looking for donations of treats or cash from neighbours that will be attending. She is still looking for: Plastic eggs Chocolate easter eggs Peanut-free treats Donations can be left in the blue… 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 »

180 Huntmar Drive Zoning By-law Amendment

(via Shad Qadri) Planning and Growth Management has received an application for a Zoning By-law Amendment at 180 Huntmar Drive (D02-02-15-0007). The site is located on the east side of Huntmar Drive, between Palladium Drive and Maple Grove Road. The proposed zoning amendment is to rezone the property from Development Reserve (DR) Zone to Mixed… Read More »

Proposed Keg Steakhouse at 15 Huntmar

UPDATE: Here’s a link to the application on the City of Ottawa’s web site… Residents with questions or concerns can contact us at info@fairwindscommunity.com   (via Shad Qadri) Planning and Growth Management Department has received applications for a Site Plan for a site known municipally as 15 Huntmar Drive located on the northwest corner of… Read More »

New Fairwinds Community Association board chosen at AGM

A new board of directors was chosen tonight at the Fairwinds Community Association Annual General Meeting: President – Glen Gower Vice-President – Debby Jo Hill Secretary – Candace Carson Treasurer – Alex Chen Directors-At-Large: Samantha Ball Pauline Bond Joe Boughner Jennifer Holmes Mark Kew Kim Prachar Thanks to everyone who came out to the meeting. We’ll post… Read More »

Fairwinds Skating Party – Sunday, February 22

The Fairwinds Community Association is hosting a Skating Party at the Bandmaster Rink on Sunday, February 22! All ages welcome and it’s FREE. We will have the Goulbourn Skating Club doing demonstrations and interactions, Elsa, Anna and Superman skating with the kids, Hockey, Wagon rides, a raffle benefiting the Ottawa Senators Foundation and much more!… Read More »

Pond at 1635 Maple Grove Road under construction

From Shad Qadri’s weekly newsletter: Mattamy is undertaking the construction of Kanata West Pond #4 located on City property at 1635 Maple Grove Road. This stormwater management pond is being constructed to provide servicing to the existing Fairwinds Communities and the proposed Fairwinds West development, Tartan’s Poole Creek Village and the existing Community of Bryanston… Read More »