News & Events
Vanier residents fête neighbourhood rebirth
Quartier Vanier Farmers Market Starts July 7
THE QV BIA SWEEPS UP!
Thank you to all the merchants who took part in our Broom n' Groom.
Over 200 businesses went out to sweep in a community celebration of spring and as a welcome to all the new developments being built in the QV BIA.
Temporary Sewer and Drain Blockage on Montréal Road
Please note the City is rehabilitating the major trunk sewer along Montreal Road from April 2-27. The sewer is more than 100 years old and needs to be replaced. Closed Water Mains and lane reductions are expected at different days throughout the procedure.
For more information call the QV BIA at 613-754-0045
The construction of the new Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health has been ongoing since the summer of 2010. Today the huge PCL Crane used for laying concreate is being removed to make room for more Tradespeople.
The Centre is expected to be completed by the fall of 2012.
EMC news - A Vanier based centre that helps Inuit children stay connected with their culture while living in an urban setting may soon be recognized for its contribution to the community with an Ontario Trillium Foundation award.
More businesses are making the QV BIA their new home. A.C.T Ottawa, The Rideau Canal Festival and now Westfest!
When Nate's closed its doors two years ago, a horde of regulars did not know where to go. Quickly, the word was passed: the gang is at Bobby's Table, in Vanier.
Here are the results of a survey to gauge support for an expansion of the Quartier Vanier BIA boundaries. The detailed survey also revealed that support was strong among both businesses in the existing BIA area as well as businesses in the proposed expansion area.
Ottawa says goodbye to its police chief.
Fundraising breakfast to honour Chief White
Suzanne Valiquet, executive director of Quartier Vanier, said it was only days after the announcement of the chief’s appointment to the Senate that she began to receive emails and phone calls from residents asking what they were going to do to thank the chief. Read More
Westboro and Vanier to be connected by Bike Path
Cyclists were pretty pleased by Mayor Jim Watson’s announcement yesterday of an extra $10 million in funding for cycling “facilities” (lanes, paths, and whatnot) over the next three years, and particularly the idea of a bikeway connecting Westboro to Vanier. Read More
The 4th Annual Beechwood PumpkinFest was a Smashing Success!
The Merchants of Beechwood Avenue turned the neighborhood into a huge Halloween scene and took pumpkin carving to a whole new level! Read More