NOTICE – Proposed changes to ASH Bylaw

The Action Sandy Hill Board of Directors is proposing changes to the Association’s Bylaw. These changes bring the Association’s Bylaw into compliance with Ontario’s Non-Profit Corporations Act (2010). A memo outlining the proposed changes and the updated Bylaw can be … Read More

April 2024 Newsletter/Bulletin d’avril 2024

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Here are links to the most recent newsletter: 2024 April [EN] 2024 April [FR] Our ASH monthly newsletter is now being sent to ASH members using the Mailchimp service; members will receive the newsletter automatically at the email address you … Read More

Sandy Hill ECO FAIR 1 June 2024

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Lots of children’s activities! Native plant sale (cash only) – proceeds to Action Sandy Hill Food and refreshments available from Chef Ric’s Over 25 exhibitors Bird, plant & garden walks Click here for full details  

CSSC is Active!

The ASH Community and Social Services Committee is up and running! Check out About the Committee for more information. We meet monthly and are working on an advoacy plan. Detailed updates on CSSC activities, the Sandy Hill Community Liaison Committee … Read More

CBC: Residents wary despite new Panda Game measures

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Sandy Hill residents say they’re pleased but wary of new measures in place this year to try to prevent the mayhem of previous Panda Game celebrations. Full story: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/panda-game-2023-sandy-hill-resident-student-party-1.6979881

April 2023 Newsletter/Bulletin d’avril 2023

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Here are links to the most recent newsletter: 2023 April [EN] 2023 April [FR] Our ASH monthly newsletter is now being sent to ASH members using the Mailchimp service; members will receive the newsletter automatically at the email address you … Read More

Trees in Trust Program

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ASH’s environment committee co-chairs recently made suggestions for adjustments to the City of Ottawa’s Trees in Trust Program. The suggestions are detailed in the letter below sent to Councillor Fleury.

Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa

The Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa gave the presentation below at the ASH AGM on 16-Jun-2022, the video that follows provides a brief introduction to the Alliance who are seeking ASH’s endorsement.  

Sandy Hill Town and Gown Committee 12-Apr-2022

Links to open PDFs in a new tab: SANDY_HILL_TOWN_AND_GOWN_COMMITTEE_220412.pdf 2021-Panda-Discussion_Community_Final.pdf More information on the 2021 Panda game disorder: A statement on this weekend’s Panda Game after party Recording of meeting:    

Urgent Need for Crossing Guards

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Received from the Ottawa Safety Council, the local non-profit that runs the Crossing Guard program: We are currently experiencing a guard shortage and reaching out to the community for help in keeping our kids safe.  This directly impacts your residents … Read More

Earthub drop-off in Sandy Hill

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Update 21-Sep-22 Earthub has removed some items from collection. Here is the new poster: Update 29-Mar-22: can pulltabs now accepted. There is now an EartHub Drop-off location in Sandy Hill. The poster shows what is collected and diverted from the … Read More

Petition re Truck Convoy This Weekend

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ASH has received a request from one of the ASH Block Reps to make members aware of a change.org petition relating to Sandy Hill. The link is posted here for members’ information. ASH does not take a position on the … Read More

Oasis Program & Safer Supply Ottawa

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At the 29th November ASH board meeting presentations were made by Rob Boyd (Executive Director) on the Oasis Program at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre and Donna Sarrazin (owner and operating partner of Recovery Care) on the Safer Supply … Read More

A statement on this weekend’s Panda Game after party – UPDATED

ASH statement News Reports Ottawa Police Service Investigation GoFundMe to support the owner of the destroyed car 25-Apr-22 Sandy Hill Town and Gown Committee 12-Apr-2022 18-Nov-21 Minutes from November 4th Town & Gown Panda Game debrief: TG-Nov-21-Minutes.EN_.pdf TG-Nov-21-Minutes.FR_.pdf TG-Nov-21-Resident-Survey-Responses.pdf TG-Nov-21-ChatFile.pdf … Read More

Consultation: Alexandra Bridge replacement project

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Received from the NCC:   Consultation: Alexandra Bridge replacement project You are invited to take part in a public consultation on the Alexandra Bridge replacement project. This is your chance to share your thoughts and ideas on what the bridge replacement … Read More

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP)

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Applications for EV Charger funding begin November 30th! As part of the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), Hydro Ottawa are offering funding to applicants for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations. Visit Hydro Ottawa’s website for more information … Read More

Assistance to support the ByWard Market

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Received from Councilor Fleury’s office: Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 at 15:35 Subject: Inquiry OCC21-03 – Fleury – Demande de renseignement OCC21-043 – Fleury – Assistance to support the ByWard Market Good Afternoon everyone, As we have discussed with many … Read More

City of Ottawa Anti-Racism Secretariat

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Received from Suzanne Obiorah (Director, Gender and Race Equity, Indigenous Relations, Inclusion and Social Development | Directrice, de l’équité des genres et des races, des relations avec les Autochtones, de l’inclusion et la développement social) at the City of Ottawa:   … Read More

ASH Requests a Hazardous Waste Depot in Ward 12

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ASH Requests a Hazardous Waste Depot in Ward 12 The ASH Clean & Safe Committee requested through Councillor Fleury, to have a Hazardous Waste Depot downtown location for Sandy Hill residents to conveniently and safely dispose of dangerous household items. Councillor Fleury confirms his … Read More

Development in Sandy Hill: update on the City’s R4 review

  (For earlier background on ASH’s position on development in our neighbourhood, please read: https://www.ash-acs.ca/savesandyhill/ashs-position/ This page was developed prior to the 2017 municipal election. For a definition of the “missing middle”, see here: https://missingmiddlehousing.com/ Currently, the City of Ottawa is … Read More

June 2019 Newsletter/Bulletin du mois de juin 2019

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June 2019 Newsletter/Bulletin du mois de juin 2019   Hello Action Sandy Hill Members! / Chers membres d’Action Côte-de-Sable, This email contains information about the activities of your community association and neighbourhood events that may be of interest to you. … Read More

Have your say – Rental Accommodations Study consultations

Please attend! Rental Accommodations Study consultations | Avis : Les consultations sur les logements locatifs   The public consultations described at the website https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/public-engagement/projects/rental-accommodations-study (en français: https://ottawa.ca/fr/hotel-de-ville/engagement-du-public/projets/etude-sur-les-logements-locatifs) are very important if we want the City to know how much we … Read More

One & Only Arts and Crafts Fair+

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Mark the calendar – Saturday, November 9, 2019. Click here for the details – and to find out what this year’s plus is: One & Only Arts and Crafts Fair+

May 2019 Newsletter/Bulletin de mai 2019

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Hello Action Sandy Hill Members! / Chers membres d’Action Côte-de-Sable, This email contains information about the activities of your community association and neighbourhood events that may be of interest to you. You may contact us at info@ash-acs.ca with any questions, … Read More

Winter Maintenance Info Session – March 20

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Information from the Office of Councillor Mathieu Fleury:   On March 20, residents of the City’s urban wards are invited to an information session and Q&A on winter maintenance and snow clearing on roads, sidewalks and bike lanes. This information … Read More

Mauril Bélanger

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Déclaration d’Action Côte de Sable (ACS) suite au décès de Mauril Bélanger Nous sommes vraiment peinés d’apprendre le décès de Mauril Bélanger, notre député dévoué de la conscription d’Ottawa–Vanier depuis plus de 20 ans, et notre grand ami. Nous offrons … Read More

ASH AGM 2016 Update

Annual General Meeting 2016 The ASH Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, May 19, 2016 in the Main Hall of the Sandy Hill Community Centre (250 Somerset Street East). This year’s agenda included: A review of the last year’s … Read More

UofO to Convert Quality Inn to Student Residence

On March 18, 2015, despite an statement made in December to the contrary, the University of Ottawa announced that it was converting the former Quality Inn at the corner of Rideau Street and King Edward Avenue into a new residence … Read More

Ottawa Architectural Conservation Awards / Prix de la conservation de l’architecture d’Ottawa

Ottawa Architectural Conservation Awards The City of Ottawa recognizes outstanding achievements in heritage conservation with the Ottawa Architectural Conservation Awards. The application period for the 2012-2014 awards is now open. Awards will be presented in five categories: Restoration Adaptive Reuse … Read More

Uptown Rideau Community Design Plan Update Open House / Mise à jour du Plan de conception communautaire du secteur est de la rue Rideau Réunion portes ouvertes

ASH recently received the following public invitation from Councillor Fleury’s office. It follows the City’s recent announcement that it would like to revisit the Uptown Rideau Community Design Plan (CDP) (created in 2005). Please consider attending the meeting, which could … Read More

UofO Henderson Ave Residence Presentation – Feb 18 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The University of Ottawa has scheduled a pusblic presentation on their planned Henderson Avenue Residence on February 18th. The following details have been provided to ASH:   Public Open House about new U of O residence at 206 Henderson You … Read More

ASH’s Response to the Lees Transit Oriented Development Study

December 9, 2013 Christopher Zwierzchowski, Committee Coordinator Planning Committee City of Ottawa 110 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa (ON) K1P 1J1 Re: Lees Transit-Oriented Development Study Dear Mr. Zwierzchowski, Action Sandy Hill (ASH) is a volunteer-led community association that represents and … Read More

Community Perspectives on Heritage Sensitive Infill in Mature Heritage Districts

Heritage Ottawa Lecture / Patrimoine Ottawa – Une conférence gratuit Community Perspectives on Heritage Sensitive Infill in Mature Heritage Districts   Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Ottawa Public Library Auditorium, 120 Metcalfe Street For further information: … Read More

ASH’s Letter to the Citizen on Preserving Sandy Hill

In response to the Ottawa Citizen’s Article “Waking the Neighbours” Oct 21, 2013 We choose to live in Sandy Hill. Who wouldn’t? It’s an urban, eclectic, ethnically diverse and socio-economically mixed neighbourhood.  It’s a 15-minute walk to downtown, the Rideau … Read More

Sign Our Petition for On-Campus UofO Residences

We have now exceeded our 1000 signature target! The electronic petition closed at midnight, November 2nd. +812 signatures on paper/sur papier (31/10/13) Petition for On-Campus University Residences Petition pour des Residences Étudiantes Sur le Campus (un texte en français suivera) … Read More

ASH Community Information Session on Zoning, Infill and other Development Issues – July 6, 2013 – 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

ASH will be providing a Community Information Session on zoning, infill and other development issues in Sandy Hill on Saturday, July 6th, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This session will be held alongside the Farmers’ Market on the … Read More

Public Meeting for Zoning Amendment Request for 560 Rideau Street – Wed May 8th – 7 pm to 9 pm

You are invited to attend a public meeting regarding the Richcraft application (D01-01-13-0003 & D02-02-13-0021) on: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Ottawa Public Library, Rideau Branch 377 Rideau Street, Ottawa K1N 5Y6 La ville d’Ottawa vous … Read More

Interim Bylaw to Stop Conversions of Single Family Homes into Student Bunkhouses

An interim control bylaw to stop the conversions of family homes into student bunkhouses in Sandy Hill and Old Ottawa South was passed the morning of Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 at the City’s Planning Committee. The ban will be in … Read More


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