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People, plants and pride… growing together

People, plants and pride… growing together

(Theme 3 – Design, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Communities in Bloom – Enhancing Green Spaces in Communities

Timeline for Completion: Founded 1995 Ongoing Annual Event

Objective:

Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus on the promotion and value of green spaces in urban settings.

Within the context of climate change and environmental concerns, communities involved in the Communities in Bloom program can be proud of their efforts, which provide real and meaningful environmental solutions and benefit all of society.

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Keeping Kemptville Beautiful

Keeping Kemptville Beautiful

(Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Kemptville Horticultural Society

Timeline for Completion: Founded 1899 Ongoing

Objective:

Gardening in North Grenville

More than 40,000 gardeners in Ontario are members of the 268 Horticultural Societies throughout the province. New ones are sprouting up every year and some societies, such as Ottawa, have been in existence for more than a century. The societies are linked by the umbrella organization, The Ontario Horticultural Association (O.H.A).

We meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except July, August, December) at
Kemptville Pentecostal Church
1964 County Road 43
Kemptville, ON., K0G 1J0

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Nepean Horticultural Society – “Where Gardeners Grow”

Nepean Horticultural Society - “Where Gardeners Grow”

(Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Nepean Horticultural Society (NHS)

Timeline for Completion: Established 1957 Ongoing

Objective:

The Nepean Horticultural Society was established in 1957 in the City View area of what was then Nepean Township to encourage interest and improvement in horticulture.

Members now come from all parts of the city but our objectives have remained the same. Nepean Horticultural Society is one of the twenty-one members of District 2 of the Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA).

By our association with the OHA we receive a quarterly newsletter, an awards system and learning opportunities at meetings and conventions. Through the OHA the Society has opportunities to enter flower, photographic and artistic competitions with other societies.

NHS is incorporated under the Ontario Agricultural and Horticultural Organisations Act and operates with Officers and a Board of Directors.

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Keeping Manotick Beautiful

Keeping Manotick Beautiful

(Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Manotick Horticultural Society

Timeline for Completion: Since 1930 Ongoing

Objective:

The Manotick Horticultural Society was established in 1930 and is one of 21 societies that make up District 2 of the Ontario Hulticultural Society. We are a membership of over one hundred and sixty amateur and professional gardeners who share a passion for gardening, an interest in growing plants for the beautification of our community, the preservation of the environment, and education in areas of horticulture to people of all ages. The added bonus is we get to meet many wonderful people who share the same passion.

Our regular meetings are on the 2nd Monday of most months at 7:30 p.m. at the RCMP Long Island Recreational & Conference Centre Hall on Nicholl’s Island Road (just North of Manotick off River Road).

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Trailing Edge Community Garden – Come Grow with Us in Kanata North

Trailing Edge Community Garden - Come Grow with Us in Kanata North

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Trailing Edge Community Garden

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing – Seasonal

Objective:

The Trailing Edge Community Garden will play an important role in in building sustainable local food systems, providing access to fresh, healthy and nutritious food in Kanata North.

Community Gardens yield more than just fresh fruits and vegetables: they build friendships, provide recreation and promote physical activity while they also foster civic pride and sometimes even unity amongst neighbours.

Located on the NCC land will allow interested gardeners the opportunity to add a short bike ride or leisurely stroll to their gardening experience.

Located at 295 Herzberg Road (near Sandhill Road intersection)

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Wild Wild Westboro Garage Sale – Sat. Jun. 10, 2017

Wild Wild Westboro Garage Sale - Sat. Jun. 10, 2017

(Theme 7 – Waste, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Westboro Community Association & Dovercourt Recreation Centre

Timeline for Completion: Annual Event

Objective:

Our annual garage sale, in partnership with the Westboro Community Association, takes place June 10, 2017, 8-11am
at Dovercourt Recreation Centre

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RightBike – Explore the capital by bike!

RightBike - Explore the capital by bike!

(Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation)

Organization: RightBike Bike Share – Ride Here, Right Now

Timeline for Completion: Seasonal, Ongoing

Objective:

The goal of Right Bike is to provide a sustainable transportation alternative to the residents and visitors in Ottawa and to provide a replicable model for Bike Sharing in other communities.

We help Ottawa residents and visitors get around and stay healthy with friendly and affordable bike repairs, rentals, sales, events and bike share solutions.

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Great Glebe Garage Sale – Sat. May 27, 2017

Great Glebe Garage Sale - Sat. May 27, 2017

(Theme 7 – Waste, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Glebe Community Association – Advocating for a liveable, sustainable, diverse urban neighbourhood

Timeline for Completion: Annual Event

Objective:

The Great Glebe Garage Sale is a community event organized by the Glebe Community Association since 1986. Homeowners in the Glebe are the primary vendors working on their front lawns, driveways and porches. Collectively they make one giant sale that has become an annual community festival attracting thousands of people to the neighbourhood.

From the start of the Great Glebe Garage Sale in 1986, the Glebe Community Association has encouraged vendors (and shoppers) to voluntarily donate some of their proceeds to the Ottawa Food Bank. As a charitable organization, the Ottawa Food Bank will issue tax receipts for donations. Our goal is to raise $12,000 this year.

The sale is always the fourth Saturday in May; this year the sale takes place on Saturday May 27th, 2017 and runs from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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The Capital Urban Lands Plan

The Capital Urban Lands Plan

(Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: National Capital Commission

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The Capital Urban Lands Plan is a land use plan to guide the planning, protection and development of federal urban lands in the Capital.

The Capital Urban Lands Plan supports the NCC’s vision to create an inspiring and dynamic capital. The plan applies to urban lands that extend to the Greenbelt boundary on the Ontario side, and those located within the urban perimeter on the Quebec side. The plan does not apply to lands in Gatineau Park.

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2017- 2067 Vision for Canada’s Capital Region

2017- 2067 Vision for Canada’s Capital Region

(Theme 3 – Design, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: National Capital Commission (NCC)

Timeline for Completion: launched May 9, 2017 – a 50 Year Plan (2017 to 2067)

Objective:

As part of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations, the NCC is proud to present the Plan for Canada’s Capital, 2017–2067, the signature planning framework that will shape the vision for the nation’s capital until Canada’s bicentennial in 2067.

Seventeen (17) major milestone projects that will transform the Capital over the next 50 years will be included in the Plan for Canada’s Capital launched in May, 2017.

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