City implements stage-one access to some outdoor park facilities

In response to last week’s provincial announcement, outdoor sports facilities and multi-use fields, including baseball diamonds, soccer fields, frisbee golf locations, tennis, platform tennis, table tennis and pickleball courts, basketball courts, BMX parks and skate parks, are now open. In addition, off-leash dog areas, benches, picnic areas and shelters are also open. In all cases, … Read more

Join the Navan Helping Hands Network

Important message to all residents of Navan The Navan Helping Hands Network (NCA website – was created in order to offer relief to those in need during the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19. We understand that many people are in self-isolation during these stressful and uncertain times. Find “Navan Helping Hands Network” on Facebook A … Read more

Ottawa Ward Boundary Review 2020 – Online Survey

Dear representatives of Ottawa’s Community Associations, On March 6, 2020, I invited you to participate in one of the Round 1 public meetings that were to be held across the city for the Ottawa Ward Boundary Review 2020. Since that communication, events associated with the COVID-19 situation have transpired rapidly. The health and safety of Ottawa … Read more

In case you haven’t heard…. WINTERFEST IS BACK!

Hosted by the NCA and the Original Navan Market, join us on Sunday February 16th for outdoor activities on the new full-sized rink, a chili cook-off and fun for the *whole* family! We are striving to make the event as eco-friendly as possible, so when you’re packing your helmets and skates, please also pack your … Read more

Navan Outdoor Rink Update

Volunteers are working day and night to get the outdoor rink going! Due to the latest mild weather the rink is still closed. We’ll try to get it opened for after Christmas, so stay tuned!Rink updates will be posted on NCA Instagram, Facebook and on the NCA website (under Committees > Outdoor Rink)

City’s New Official Plan

The City of Ottawa is rewriting its Official Plan- the strategic document that describes how the city will grow over time, major infrastructure placement, and what policies will be in place to support economic growth and guide the development and evolution of communities. The purpose of this review is to position Ottawa to be flexible, resilient, … Read more

Burn Permits

Open Air Fire Permits can be obtained online, simply go to If you already have a myservice account, login in. If you do not have an account, follow the easy steps to create one. Online payment options include: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Interac Online, MasterCard Debit and Visa Debit. For the more traditionally minded, fire permits … Read more

Emergency Road Closure – Innes Road

Please be advised that Innes Road is currently closed in both directions between O’Toole Road and Dunning Road to facilitate an emergency road repair. Formal detours are being implemented — To the North of closure via: DUNNING – WILHAVEN – O’TOOLE To the South of closure via:  O’TOOLE – FRENCH HILL – DUNNING Duration of closure … Read more

Ward 19 Properties on City of Ottawa’s Heritage Register

Since 2016, the City of Ottawa has been conducting a study of properties of cultural heritage value as part of the Heritage Inventory Project. This study is now complete. Over 2500 properties across Ottawa were identified for their cultural heritage value. The City of Ottawa intends to add these properties to its municipal Heritage Register … Read more

Friends of Mer Bleue Scholarship

Did you know there is a scholarship fund dedicated to graduating high school students located in the east end? Visit Scholarship – Friends of Mer Bleue for more information about eligibility criteria and application process.