LRT OPEN HOUSES
Watch for a open house events in June and November for updates on plans to extend light rail transit west past Moodie Drive towards Kanata and Stittsville. Kanata North Councillor Marianne Wilkinson shared the news in a newsletter update: “An evaluation of alternative corridors and selection of a preferred corridor and station locations will be discussed… on the technically preferred plan, which will go to Transportation Committee and Council for approval in March 2018. Construction of this section cannot occur until after the LRT reaches Moodie in 2023 and a funding source is obtained.” Continue reading
Devyn Barrie put together another strong Stittsvegas podcast this week. Guests include:
You can listen to the full podcast here…
I want to pass along some really good news to you. Today on our behalf the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa submitted our sponsorship applications to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada for both Rouba and Dani.
Rouba is a single woman who is a refugee from Syria presently in Lebanon. She has already had family members arrive here in Ottawa, so we are hopeful that we will receive a positive response to her application. Dani is a single male presently in Jordan. He too has family members being sponsored by another congregation here in Ottawa and though they have not yet arrived in Canada, their application has been approved. We are also hopeful that his application will be approved soon. It has taken a long time to get all of the paperwork completed satisfactorily, but we are pleased the applications have been submitted and I will certainly keep you informed about their progress. Continue reading