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: Thanks to Hien, Theresa, Marc, Byron, Eric, Jason, JF & Andrew for their help today in getting the boards set up! Done in just over an hour. Next up: Looking for helpers for flooding, shovelling and snowblowing. Email email@example.com for more info. Now all we need is some cold weather! *** Looking for helpers… Read More »
We are hearing several reports of overnight car break-ins around our neighbourhood this week, many involving unlocked vehicles. Here are some tips from the Ottawa Police: – If your vehicle has been stolen or broken into: Report the theft to the police online or by calling 613-236-1222 ext 7300. The police will need a… Read More »
UPDATE: Thanks to residents who attended our Monday night meeting that included a presentation about the Wellings of Stittsville development planned for Hazeldean Road just west of Huntmar. We appreciated the chance to hear from Kevin Pidgeon and Christine Forget about this ambitious new development that includes an apartment complex for older adults and an… Read More »
Stittsville Central has the details on a proposed new development north of Fairwinds. The proposal includes detached homes, townhouses, a low-rise apartment building, commercial automotive dealerships and a large park. Read the article here The development needs a number of city approvals before it can go ahead including a zoning bylaw amendment, amendment to the official… Read More »
A group of hardworking neighbours is hosting the fourth annual Fairwinds Community Halloween Party on October 23. The fun kicks off at 2 pm in Campobello Park in Fairwinds North (Montserrat Street and Campobello Drive). Check out the event page on Facebook for more information!
The Fairwinds Community Association would like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers, sponsors and participants in our annual Fairwinds Community BBQ on September 10. Kal’s Place Family Restaurant – bouncy castle sponsor Kanata Collision – food sponsor Kate Dawes Real Estate – face paint sponsor The Grounds – cold drink sponsor Councillor Shad Qadri – cotton… Read More »
Councillor Shad Qadri provided an update on traffic calming to the Fairwinds Community Association on September 12. Here’s what you can expect to see in the community in the near future. Reduced speed zones near some parks According to Councillor Qadri, speed limits will be reduced to 40 km/h near some of the parks in Fairwinds.… Read More »
This was passed along by the City of Ottawa: Maple Grove Road between Terry Fox Drive and Huntmar Drive closed Thursday Ottawa – Starting Thursday, September 8, Maple Grove Road will be closed to vehicular traffic between Terry Fox Drive and Huntmar Drive. This closure is required to accommodate the installation of sanitary forcemains and… Read More »
The next Fairwinds Community Association meeting is Monday, September 12, at 7:30 pm at ALE Restaurant (Amberwood). All welcome! Agenda includes a recap of our movie night and annual BBQ, plus traffic and planning updates, and more on initiatives including dog waste bins and the community sign board.
Join us for our annual community bbq on Saturday, September 10, 12:00pm-2:00pm at Par-La-Ville Park. Join your neighbours for lots of fun including a bouncy castle, face painting, fire truck, photo booth, craft table and food! Admission is free but donations are appreciated! More info on Facebook… Every year we accept donations at our annual… Read More »
The issue of heavy trucks using Huntmar through Fairwinds (a designated no truck route) as a short cut between the 417 and Hazeldean is getting a bit of attention. Check out this article in the Metro to learn more about the problem and what is being done so far. Ottawa’s Fairwinds Community Association wants to put… Read More »
Our next Fairwinds Community Association meeting is Monday, August 8 at 7:30pm at the Stittsville CIBC Boardroom at 5527 Hazeldean Road. It’s a light agenda this month. We’ll spend the bulk of our time talking about our two big summer events: the movie night on August 12 and the summer BBQ on September 10. We also hope to… Read More »