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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 »

CIBC on Hazeldean Road offers preferred banking program for Fairwinds residents

We’re pleased to announce a new program with CIBC for Fairwinds residents.  Our local CIBC branch on Hazeldean Road is actively involved in supporting our community association. We hold our monthly meetings in their board room, and they’ve sponsored our annual summer BBQ event. Residents of the Fairwinds community are now eligible for a comprehensive suite of financial products… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Monday, December 8

The Fairwinds Community Association board is meeting on Monday, December 8, at 7:15pm at the CIBC on Hazeldean. All residents are welcome to attend.  (If you arrive after the doors are locked please knock!) This month’s agenda includes: Bandmaster skating rink update Neighbourhood watch update Upcoming events update February Annual General Meeting plan Carp Road… Read More »

Brigatine Park is a candidate for “commemorative naming”

If there’s interest from the community, the new Brigatine Park is a candidate for City of Ottawa’s commemorative naming policy: A commemorative name honours individuals who have: demonstrated excellence, courage or exceptional service to the citizens of the City of Ottawa, Province of Ontario and/or Canada; provided extensive community service; worked to foster equality and… Read More »

December 6: Shad’s 7th Annual Gingerbread Decorating and Santa Photo Session

Shad’s 7th Annual Gingerbread Decorating and Santa Photo Session Saturday, December 6th, 2014 Goulbourn Recreation Complex – 1500 Shea Road – Stittsville 10:00 am – Noon   Shad also sent along this note about his annual Christmas Card Contest:  I encourage your child to express their artistic and creative side through festive, holiday creativity. Winning… Read More »

Reminder about winter parking

With the first bit of white stuff on the ground now is the time to start thinking about your parking arrangements for the winter. As the snow banks become bigger our streets will quickly become impassable with all the cars parked on the roads. By spring you can be guaranteed frustrations will be high as… Read More »

November 5 meeting minutes have been posted

Draft minutes from our monthly meeting have been posted here. Some notes: A volunteer has stepped forward to run the Bandmaster Park puddle rink this winter.  The community association will take part as a sponsor.  We’ll be scheduling a meeting soon to start co-ordinating volunteers to help with the rink set-up and maintenance.  (Email info@fairwindscommunity.com… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Wednesday, November 5

The Fairwinds Community Association board is meeting on Wednesday, November 5, at 7pm at the CIBC on Hazeldean. All residents are welcome to attend.  (If you arrive after the doors are locked please knock!) This month’s agenda includes: Bandmaster Park Skating Rink Upcoming Events New board members Updates on traffic, Neighbourhood Watch, and other ongoing… Read More »

October 26: 2nd Annual Fairwinds Halloween Party

  Here’s some info about a great upcoming family event that some of the parents in our community are organizing. “A fun Halloween Event the Sunday before Halloween.  There will be pumpkins to decorate and take home.  Games and Fun for all.  There will be special guests.  We will have a costume contest for prizes.  Bring… Read More »

Looking for new members for our Board of Directors!

We’re looking for new members to fill some open positions on the Fairwinds Community Association Board of Directors.  We’re looking for people from a variety of backgrounds to join us and help out with issues and activities that are important to our community. For more information please contact Candace at info@fairwindscommunity.com.

Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa Senators announce upgrades to post-game traffic flow

UPDATE OCTOBER 2:  Geoff Publow, vice-president of strategic development for the Senators and Canadian Tire Centre, attended the Fairwinds Community Association monthly meeting last night to update us on the new traffic strategy for Senators games.   We heard several concerns from residents about additional traffic through the neighbourhood as a result of the plan, as… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Wednesday, October 1

The Fairwinds Community Association board is meeting on Wednesday, October 1, at 7pm at the CIBC on Hazeldean. All residents are welcome to attend.  (If you arrive after the doors are locked please knock!) Agenda includes: Recap of the Fairwinds summer BBQ Updates on 173 Huntmar, Huntmar/Maple Grove traffic signals, truck traffic cut-through Brigatine Park signage… Read More »