Carlington Updates

Our City Councillor, Riley Brockington, let us know about a few issues that he is working on at the moment. Alexander Community Centre: 2021 will see a Project Charter created for the renovation and expansion of the Centre project. Riley expects that in late 2021 some...

3000 free home garden kits now available

Just Food and the City of Ottawa’s Human Needs Task Force announce “The Seeds and Soil Home Garden Project.” Are you looking for a way to increase your food supply with a home garden? There is still time to plant greens, beans and other food for your home...

Limited use of City parks now permitted

As of May 6, 2020, the City of Ottawa, in consultation with Ottawa Public Health, is advising that the limited use of some spaces in City parks and beaches is now permitted. Therefore, the fields at Alexander, Raven and Meadowvale Parks are open for some activities,...

Community Gardens Are Opened in Ontario

The Ontario Government announced on April 25, 2020, that it is permitting the use of allotment gardens and community gardens across the province, because these gardens are an essential source of fresh food for some individuals and families, including those who face...

A heads-up! Volunteers will be needed this spring

Family Fun Day will be Monday, May 18, 2020. Contact: communications@carlingtoncommunity.org) Seed- to-Harvest Project at Alexander Community Centre,Work with children in the GAP program during spring/summer/fall Need 3 or more adult volunteers for a few hours per day...