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Save the date! Annual Summer BBQ on September 12

Our annual community BBQ is scheduled for Saturday, September 12.  Details to come.  In the meantime, we’re looking for local businesses who are interested in sponsoring or supporting the event, as well as volunteers to help organize the activities. Please email info@fairwindscommunity.com if you can help. Here’s how much fun we had last year! (video)

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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 »

Huntmar & Maple Grove: Here’s why there isn’t a roundabout

Here’s an article from StittsvilleCentral.ca, explaining why there are traffic lights and not a round-about at Huntmar & Maple Grove. “…City Council directed staff to consider a roundabout as one of the possible alternative traffic control measures at newly warranted intersections. As such, a roundabout feasibility screening tool was conducted at this intersection.  One of… Read More »

Outdoor Movie Night August 21 – “HOME”

Date/Time: Friday August 21st, at dusk Place: Rosehill Park, near Rosehill & Helm Circle Rain date Saturday, August 22 Movie: HOME “After a hive-minded alien race called the Boov conquer the Earth, they relocate the planet’s human population — all except for a little girl named Tip (Rihanna), who’s managed to hide from the aliens. When… Read More »

August 15: Shad Qadri’s community breakfast at Bandmaster Park

Posting this even on behalf of councillor Shad Qadri: Community Pancake Breakfast in Fairwinds! On Saturday, August 15th, my office in conjunction with Enbridge Gas will be holding a pancake breakfast from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Bandmaster Park, 203 Mistral Way, in Fairwinds! Rob Wilkinson of Safer Roads Ottawa will be on hand… Read More »

Response from Councillor Qadri re: Huntmar Bridge safety

We received this letter from Councillor Shad Qadri today, in response to our letter about recommendations for improving safety on the Huntmar Bridge. Please accept my apologies for the delay in providing a response to you on this matter. I have had discussions with staff on this matter and do intent to continue to discuss… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Monday, August 10

Our next FCA monthly meeting is on Monday, August 10 at 7:15pm at the CIBC on Hazeldean.  If you’re planning to attend please send us a note at info@fairwindscommunity.com.  All residents are welcome. Meeting Agenda – Monday, August 10, 2015, 7:15pm-9:00pm CIBC (Hazeldean Road) Approve Agenda Approve minutes from last meeting Councillor’s Update Annual BBQ + Movie Fundraiser Finance… Read More »

Opening on our board of directors!

We have an opening on our board of directors for one of our directors-at-large positions.  If you’re interested in volunteering or would like more information please email info@fairwindscommunity.com   We meet once a month and are involved in a number of projects to improve our community, including special events, safety, skating rink, development, etc.  This is… Read More »