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Annual General Meeting on Monday, February 9

The Fairwinds Community Association Annual General Meeting is on Monday, February 9. Location: Stittsville Sobeys (Carp @ Hazeldean Road) Upstairs in the Community Kitchen Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm Everyone is welcome to attend. Meet your neighbours Learn about activities in the community this year Vote for new board members Q&A with City Councillor Shad Qadri Watch this… Read More »

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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 »

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 »

Volunteers are canvassing neighbours on Harmattan for Neighbourhood Watch

Several residents have contacted us about establishing a Neighbourhood Watch program in Fairwinds.  This week, volunteers will be canvassing on Harmattan Avenue, dropping off information packages and answering any questions that neighbours may have. Other streets will follow soon and hopefully we can roll the program out to the entire community if it’s successful. If you have any… Read More »

Next FCA monthly board meeting is Monday, January 12

The Fairwinds Community Association board is meeting on Monday, January 12, at 7:15pm at the CIBC on Hazeldean Road. All residents are welcome to attend.  (If you arrive after the doors are locked please knock!) Click here for the agenda For more information please email info@fairwindscommunity.com

Bandmaster Rink almost ready for skating!

Volunteers have been flooding the rink at Bandmaster Park every night this week, taking advantage of the cold weather to prepare the surface for skating. It could open as early as Friday. This is the fourth year for the skating rink.  Ice conditions are posted regularly at Ottawa Rink Conditions.  You can also join the Facebook group to participate… 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 »