KS – March 23, 2017


Week in Review

GLAD Cleaning the Capital

GLAD Canada has signed on as the title sponsor for the City’s popular spring and fall Cleaning the Capital program for the next 3 years!

Early bird registration for the annual spring GLAD Cleaning the Capital campaign is now open. Participants can register their cleanup projects by calling 3-1-1 or by using the online registration form available at ottawa.ca/clean. The interactive map on our website will show which locations have already been claimed, and allow residents to register their own project site.

Key Campaign Dates:

March 15th, 2017:  Earlybird registration begins

April 15th to May 15th, 2017:  Spring GLAD Cleaning the Capital Campaign

April 28th to April 30th, 2017: Capital Cleanup Weekend

May 15th, 2017: Registration ends

May 31st, 2017: Deadline to perform cleanup project and submit the online report.

 

Campaign Success

Now in our 24th year, this year’s GLAD Cleaning the Capital campaign seeks to keep our city clean and green for 2017. Since the program’s inception, over one million volunteers have participated in over 17,000 cleanup projects throughout the city. As a result, more than an estimated 930,000 kilograms of waste has been removed from our public spaces.

Kanata South has won this award 5 times!  Keep up the fantastic work and please let me know of any registered clean dates and locations as I do my best to pop by to say thank you to volunteers.

 

2017 Project

As a 2017 project I am pleased to invite you to join me in documenting the people, places and activities that make Kanata South a great place to live, work and play.

Please send me your ideas of who you think should be highlighted in our book and why.

We will gather all your responses and compile them into a memory book available to everyone and placed in the Library for future generations to have a snapshot of what made Kanata South special in 2017.

Thank you to all who have sent in their stories and photos.  If you haven’t sent yours in yet, please email them to me at allan.hubley@ottawa.ca.

More details regarding this project can be found on my website under the Community tab.

 

Upcoming Events

Friday March 24th: Join me at the Kanata Legion, 70 Hines Road, for their Fish and Chips Friday!  11am-1pm.

Tuesday March 28th: Chartwell Stonehaven (70 Stonehaven Drive) is hosting a special Senators viewing party starting at 6:00pm.  Details and to register 613-663-2969

Thursday March 30th: The Ottawa Bullying Prevention Coalition in partnership with Ottawa Public Health and Ottawa Police Service will be hosting an event for parents on cyber bullying. 6:30-9:00pm at Ben Franklin  Place, 101 Centrepointe Dr.  Registration is limited, please register at:

http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cyber-bullying-parent-night-how-to-prevent-and-respond-tickets-32511567975

 

Working for Kanata South:

It is my privilege to serve as your Councillor. Please feel free to contact my office with any concerns or comments, by phone: 613-580-2752, or by email: allan.hubley@ottawa.ca. You can also visit my website for more information: www.councillorallanhubley.ca or follow me on Twitter: @AllanHubley_23

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