Thank you to Céline Heinbecker for her efforts to keep our neighbourhood beautiful and clean. Although Céline is out of the country, we can enjoy the addition of a flowering tree on Somerset East thanks to her good work. Un … Read More
Gabrielle and Bryan Dewalt Gabrielle and Bryan worked tirelessly to revive the community hockey rink at the Sandy Hill Park from the ground up. They sought out and organized a large amount of volunteers to flood and maintain the rink … Read More
Welcome to Sandy Hill! The SFUO, Action Sandy Hill and the University of Ottawa would like you to meet your neighbours during a BBQ at the Sandy Hill Community Centre on Sunday, September 19, between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
There were so many outstanding volunteers for 2009 that we could not decide on just one so we chose five recipients: 1 to 3. Katie Biggs, Indigo Holley and Dave Bagler. Katie, Indigo and Dave, from the Conservation Co-op, were … Read More
According to the OPS, the number of robberies in the Rideau-Vanier municipal ward—of which Sandy Hill is a part—has dropped from 131 incidents in 2007 to 103 incidents in 2008. Over the same two years, the number of assaults has also significantly decreased, from 720 to 605. Although the 2010 statistics have yet to be released, the OPS has emphasized that the numbers are continuing to decline.
Giulio Maffini A resident of Robinson Village, Giulio has two degrees in architecture and thirty years experience as an entrepreneur, with particular experience with start-ups, creating profitable businesses inside large companies and advising executives on how to grow their businesses … Read More
Kevin Booth Sandy Hill residents large and small, who play outdoor ice hockey, take skating lessons at the community centre, or just enjoy skating around on our winter rink, appreciate the importance of a community rink manager. While the rest … Read More
Martin LaPlante At this year’s Annual General Meeting, well-deserved recognition was given to Martin Laplante, as Volunteer of the Year. As a former Planning and Development Director of Action Sandy Hill, Martin expertly negotiated many compromises between developers and surrounding … Read More
Lena Creedy Lena Creedy has made her home in Sandy Hill in 1986, and the community is much richer for her presence. Lena was the driving force behind in establishment of the Rideau Street Redevelopment Working Group. The Group’s diverse … Read More
Judith Ann Rinfret Since moving to Sandy Hill in 1990, Judy has been a committed community activist on many fronts. Judy has worked in the municipal political arena where she has acquired a background in politics, planning, environmental issues, by-laws, … Read More