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Construction Work at Clapp Lane/Dickinson Street Retaining Wall

The city has construction work scheduled to take place summer/fall 2016 for renewal of the Clapp Lane/Dickinson Street retaining wall.  The work will involve repointing the joints between limestone facing stones and localized reconstruction of two dry-stack wing walls.  The project work is located east of the intersection of Clapp Lane and Dickinson Street in Manotick.  

AdobeThe Preliminary Design Circulation for the Renewal of Clapp Ln/Dickinson St Retaining Wall - ISD15-2057


An early Christmas present for Manotick: ARAC Approves Updated Manotick Secondary Plan and Councillor’s Traffic Motion

The Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee of Council held a special public meeting at the Manotick Arena on December 10th to hear from residents before approving the updated plan and the Mud Creek Sub-Watershed Study.

Manotick Village and Community Association president Klaus Beltzner and Manotick Culture Parks and Recreation Association president Noel Norenius spoke in favour of the updated plan and the Mud Creek study. Members of council noted that the plan reflected the priorities of residents, because the process included much public consultation.  The work was guided by an active community advisory committee whose members included the MVCA, MCPRA and the Manotick BIA.

With the support of public comments from the MVCA, ARAC also approved Councillor Scott Moffatt’s motion to extend the 60 km/h zone on Bankfield from its current point 315 m east of Potter Drive to a point 470 m west of Potter Drive (at the location of the Welcome to Manotick sign); to create a 40 km/h zone on Manotick Main Street from a point 20 m south of Bridge Street/Maple Avenue to a point 80m south of Eastman Avenue; and to create a Community Safety Zone for 150m in each direction from the school property lines on Bridge Street for Manotick Public School and on Long Island for St. Leonard Catholic School.

Final approval by full Council is expected in January 2016.



Probus Presentation, October 2015

The Road to a Walkable Manotick - Presentation to Probus by Klaus Beltzner, October 7, 2015


PDFArtist rendering of Independent Living Apartments and Coffee Shop Proposed Across From Retirement Residence on Bridge Street 

Seniors  Apartments


Truckin' through Manotick, not so much across the Vimy Memorial Bridge

Video Comparison


The MVCA is committed to urge the city to lighten the load on the Manotick bridges and provide improved truck access to the new Vimy Memorial Bridge.  We need your support to make this happen.   Rural residents and businesses who have not already done so are asked to make their views known by sending a brief note to their ward councilor at george.darouze@ottawa.ca or scott.moffatt@ottawa.ca and to me at president@manotickVCA.org .


Community and local politicians reject proposed school location for TELUS Cell Tower in Manotick area

PDFPetition to the House of Commons to reject the proposed cell tower site at 1071 Dozois in Manotick ON:

“Whereas putting a cell tower at 1071 Dozois Road in Ottawa is not an acceptable risk for our children and our neighbourhood due to the proximity of the tower to a local elementary and local high school, we the undersigned, residents of Canada, request the House of Commons to not accept the proposed cell tower site at 1071 Dozois in Manotick, ON.”

Download the petition addressed to the House of Commons, add your name and and return it by mail (no postage required) to: Office of Pierre Poilievre MP, House of Commons, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6.


You need to read this to safely navigate the Jockvale 2-lane Roundabout at Cambrian

Brochure: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/engineering/roundabout/roundabout-brochure-en.pdf
Video: http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/engineering/roundabout/#video

PDF Reduce Speed to Safely Navigate the Jockvale roundabout



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In the News

March, 2016

Park Honouring Veterans to Open In Manotick Ottawa Community News, March 24

Rural Residents Divided over Photo Radar Ottawa Community News, March 24

Poilievre Goes Country Ottawa Sun March 20

Photo Radar is a Way of Life on the Other Side of the River Ottawa Sun March 18

Puppy Found Near Death in Manotick Makes Recovery Ottawa Community News, March 17

Stormwater Policy Opinion Piece Ottawa Citizen March 16

City Shouldn't Treat Unhooked Landowners as Villains Ottawa Citizen, March 14

No Major Flooding Expected This Spring Ottawa Community News, March 11

If Wal-Mart Can Price Match Why Can't Hydro One Ottawa Community News, March 10

Greely Councillor Says Petition is the Last Shot Ottawa Citizen March 10

New Stormwater Tax Ottawa Citizen March 9

Hydro Rates Petition in Ottawa CBC News March 9

Rural Folk Will Need to Choke Back Stormwater Fee Ottawa Citizen March 8

Winter Smart Car in Manotick CBC News March 7

Snowmobile Trails Dangerous CBC News March 4

Mayor Watson Has No Interest in Road Toll Ottawa Sun March 4

Ottawa Weeds Out Wild Parsnip CBC News March 3

Emergency Skills Tested in Storm Ottawa Sun March 2

Wild Parsnip to be Subject to Mow & Spray Ottawa Sun March 2

River Road Petition Draws Attention from City Ottawa Community News, March 2

Twelve More Paramedics May Not Be Enough Metro News

February, 2016

Young Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash CBC News February 24

Manotick Farm LEDing the Charge Toward Space Plants Ottawa Sun February 16

Greely Community Association President Named City Builder Ottawa Community News, February 12

Manotick's John Crichton is cited for his contributions to aviation Ottawa Citizen February 11

South End Councillors Want Transmission Lines Ottawa CItizen February 8

Teens Fall Through Ice Near Vimy Bridge Ottawa Community News, February 5

January, 2016

Brad Fritsch in Top Five at Event Ottawa Sun, January 29

ITR Offers Live Theatre Idea for Valentine's Day Ottawa Community News, January 27

YOMA Hones Rural Focus Ottawa Community News, January 27

Eight Community Organizations Benefit from Greely 2015 Poppy Campaign Ottawa Community News, January 22

Parks Canada Acknowledges Some Problems with Rideau Canal in UNESCO Report Ottawa Citizen, January 17

Meet Duke, Yellow Lab & Future Guide Dog Ottawa Community News, January 20

Bobby Stagg Combo Band to Rock Manotick Ottawa Community News, January 22

New Reporter Excited to Learn More About Manotick and Area Ottawa Community News, January 22

Residential School Survivor Shares Her Story at Manotick Public School (Video Clip) CTV Ottawa

Greely Rink Gets a Second Chance Ottawa Community News, January 15

Shiverfest to Make Winter Cool This Month Ottawa Community News, January 15

Food to Grow Going Strong After 10 Years Ottawa Community News, January 15

Guide Dog Charity Raffle Tickets Up For Grabs Ottawa Community News, January 15

December, 2015

No deal between Hydro Ottawa and Hydro One for rural customers Ottawa Community News, December 23

Man Sustains Minor Injuries on Rideau Rd Ottawa Community News December 11

Committee Approves Secondary Plan for Manotick Ottawa Community News December 11

Hollerado Returning to Manotick for Benefit Concert Ottawa Community News December 8

Petition Says Vimy Bridge is Destroying River Road Ottawa Metro News December 7

Millers Oven to Stay Open Board Says Ottawa Community News December 4

Manotick Groups Onboard with Refugee Sponsorship Ottawa Community News December 4

Manotick Couple Opens Spa in Newly Restored Heritage Home Ottawa Community News December 2

November, 2015

Manotick Diners Chow Down for a Better Arena Ottawa Community News November 27

Manotick Secondary Plan Up for Final Review Ottawa Community News November 27

Community Members Pledge to Save Miller's Oven - Ottawa Community News November 20

New Osgoode Ward Business Association To Hold First Meeting - Ottawa Community News November 20

Manotick Brother & Sister Speak at WE day - Ottawa Community News November 19

Council Agrees to Extent ATV Trail Pilot - Ottawa Community News November 18

New plan for Ottawa paramedics raises concerns about rural service -CBC News November 16

Day-tripping to Manotick - Ottawa Citizen November 13

Remembrance Day in Manotick - Ottawa Community News November 11

Near Miss with Moose Rattles Commuter - Ottawa Community News November 6

Culvert Work Closes Section of River Road - Ottawa Community News November 6

Developers Reveal Plans for Manotick Subdivision - Ottawa Community News November 6

Carleton Prof and MVCA Past President Helps Save Bats - CBC News November 5

Community Steps Up To Help Family After Fire - Ottawa Community News November 4

Osgoode Youth Group Rebounds After Tough Year - Ottawa Community News November 4

Miller's Oven Shutting Down in Manotick CBC News November 3

October, 2015

Ottawa's Last Conservative Standing - Ottawa Citizen October 24

On Golden Pond Play Comes to Osgoode - Ottawa Community News October 23

Live Jazz Coming To Manotick - Ottawa Community News October 21

Poilievre Keeps Carleton Riding Blue - Ottawa Community News October 20

PIPSC President Targets Poilievre in Carleton Riding -Ottawa Community News October 14

Police Take a Slice Out of Marijuana Grow Ops -Ottawa Community News October 10

Manotick Author Hosts Book Signing in Manotick -Ottawa Community News October 9

Manotick Family Displaced After Fire Destroys Home -Ottawa Community News October 9

Manotick Traffic Meeting Update - Ottawa Community News October 9

Roads & Pathways Top on Budget List - Ottawa Community News October 7

September, 2015

Kelly's Landing Restaurant Caught Up in Diaper Debate Ottawa Sun, September 12

Carleton Incumbent Pierre Poilievre Hopes To Hold New Riding Ottawa Community News September 11

Meet Your Carleton Liberal Candidate: Chris Rodgers Ottawa Community News September 11

Meet Your Carleton NDPl Candidate: KC Larocque Ottawa Community News September 11

Meet Your Carleton Green Candidate: Deborah Coyne Ottawa Community News September 11

Federal Candidates Get Grilled in Greely Ottawa Community News September 11

Former Osgoode Councillor Killed In Crash Ottawa Community News September 10

Charges Laid Against Neighbour in Sex Assault Ottawa Citizen, September 10

New Bus Rules Don't Work for Rural Kids Ottawa Community News September 4

August, 2015

Still hope for Dickinson House and Carriage Shed Ottawa Community News, August 30

Secondary Plan Still Needs Tweaks Ottawa Community News, August 14

ROSSS Has a Permanent Home Ottawa Community News, August 7

Manotick Soapbox Derby "Super Kids" Ottawa Community News, August 6

Ottawa Police to Focus on Speeding in August Ottawa Community News, August 5

July, 2015

Feds To Fund Half of Arena Expansion Ottawa Community News, July 31

Councillor Darouze Proposing Plans for Traffic Decongestion of Ottawa South Ottawa Community News, July 31

House at Bridge & Main Isn't Coming Down - Ottawa Community News, July 24

Accessible Curbs In Need of Repair - Ottawa Community News, July 24

Manotick Dancers Win in Florida Competition - Ottawa Community News, July 24

Four Injured in Local Traffic Accident - Ottawa Sun, July 25

Manotick area man killed in motorcycle crash Ottawa Sun, July 18

New Dock at the Manotick Boat Launch- Ottawa Community News, July 17

Manotick Legion to Improve Accessibility of Entire Legion Ottawa Community News, July 17

RCMP Vets Come Out to Honour Mitch Owens- Ottawa Community News, July 10
High Tea to Raise Funds for Guide Dog Training - Ottawa Community News, July 10
Watson's Mill Hosting Craft Beer Tasting
-Ottawa Community News, July 10Ottawa Community News, July 10

City sees the light on Manotick Station Ottawa Community News, July 3