Ottawa Community & Neighbourhoods Guide
One of Ottawa's strengths is its diversity. Ottawa is a truly cosmopolitain city, with residents from every corner of the globe. Our Community Guide will help you find links about the neighbourhoods and groups in our city.
- Christmas Craft Shows
A list of upcoming Christmas craft shows and bazaars in the Ottawa area. Good luck with your gift shopping!
- Christmas Light Displays
A big list of dozens of Chirstmas light displays in and around Ottawa, including Parliament Hill, Upper Canada Village, and Taffy Lane in Orleans.
- Christmas Tree Farms
A list of Christmas Tree Farms in the Ottawa area, as well as places where you can pick up a Christmas tree in and around the city.
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OttawaStart Community Headlines
- MEDIA ADVISORY - Mr. Michael Mc Lellan, Vice-President of Vanier Community Service Centre to make a special announcement, on Monday, December 9th, 2013
- AVIS AUX M�DIAS - Monsieur Michael Mc Lellan, vice-pr�sident du Centre de Services communautaires Vanier fera une annonce importante, lundi 9 d�cembre � 10h30
- Windmill Development Group Signs Agreement to Purchase Domtar Gatineau and Ottawa Lands
- Tips for drivers during freezing rain
- A Zombie Prom
- City flags lowered to half-mast to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Holiday Hours at Ottawa Police Stations
- Missing Person
- City employees recognized for bravery in response to Lees Avenue townhouse fire
- More community headlines...
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Charities & Fundraisers
- Ottawa Community Organizations A great list of organizations and contact information for neighbourhood associations.
- Ottawa Neighbourhood
"Our goal is to better understand the neighbourhoods in which we live and play in order to provide evidence on which aspects are important for health and well-being. We also wish to provide the City of Ottawa, health organizations, social organizations, and citizens with information on Ottawa’s 86 neighbourhoods that will help them to identify what is working well, and where community development is needed."
- Capital Neighbourhoods
"Explores the history of seven of Ottawa's urban communities using an interactive map that traces the location of many of the city's most interesting and important sites. From Stanley Cups to assassinations and canal builders to cold war espionage, readers will discover the real Ottawa beyond Parliament Hill and the seat of government."
- OttawaStart Blog: Neighbourhoods
Recent blog posts about Ottawa neighbourhoods
- Bells Corners (blog)
- Blackburn Community Assoc.
- Bridlewood Community Assoc.
- Carleton Golf & Yacht Homeowners Assoc.
- Carleton Heights and Area
- Carleton Place
- Carlington Community Assoc.
- Carlsbad Springs Community Assoc.
- Central Park
- Crichton Cultural Community Centre
- Constance & Bucham's Bay Community Assoc.
- Dalhousie Community Association
- Fallingbrook Community Assoc.
- Glebe Community Association / Great Glebe Garage Sale
- Havenlea-Chapman Mills Community Association
- Hintonburg Community Association
- Hunt Club Community
- Lowertown West Community Assoc.
- Manotick & area directory
- March Rural Community Assoc.
- Munster Hamlet
- Ottawa East Community Assoc.
- Old Ottawa South Community Association
- Queensway Terrace North Community Assoc.
- Richmond Village Directory
- Riverside Park Community & Recreation Assoc.
- Riverside South Community Assoc.
- Riverview Park Community Association
- South Keys Greenboro Community Association
- Action Sandy Hill
- Tanglewood-Hillsdale Community Assoc.
- Together for Vanier
- Vanier Now (blog)
- Vars Community Association
- We Love Westboro
- Westboro Beach Community Assoc.
- Westboro Village
- List of Ottawa Neighbourhoods (via Wikipedia)
- Community newspapers...
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- Aboriginal Experiences
- A Circle of All Nations
- Arabic Ottawa
- Canada-Japan Society of Ottawa
- Canadian Nordic Society
- Club Socca
(Social Organization Of Caribbean Cultural Activities)
- The Danish Club of Ottawa
- Dutch Canadian Association - Ottawa/Gatineau
- Hellenic Community of Ottawa
- The Irish Society
- Japanese Ottawa
- Joyful Land Kadampa Buddhist Centre
- The Korean Canadian Association of Ottawa
- La Perla Cubana Ottawa Association
- Lebanese in Ottawa
- Mayak.ca (Ottawa Russian community)
- Odawa Native Friendship Centre
- Ottawa Chinese
- Russian Ottawa
- The Voice Of Somaliland Diaspora-Ottawa
Clubs, Organizations, Community Centres, etc.
- For Seniors clubs and organizations, please visit our Ottawa Seniors Guide...
- See also: Ottawa Charities & Fundraisers Guide...
- ActCity Ottawa
- Airport Watch
A planespotting group of local aviation enthusiasts who observe aircraft at the Ottawa Airport (YOW).
- Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa
- Boys and Girls Club
- Bytown Paranormal
- Capital Toastmasters
- Canadian Federation of University Women - Ottawa
- Canadian Forces Community Outreach Centre
- Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
- Canadians for Language Fairness
- The Centre for the Living Arts
- Children's International Summer Villages
- Civil Liberties Assoc.
- Conscious Living Ottawa
- Construction Assoc.
- Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa
- Gay Ottawa
- Gender Mosaic
- Humanist Association of Ottawa
- Jane's Walk Ottawa
- JETAA Ottawa
- Jewish Federation of Ottawa
- Kanata Toastmasters Club
- Lanark County Quilters Guild
- Learning Disabilities Association of Ottawa-Carleton
- Lifetime Networks
- Lions Gateway Club
- Mensa Ottawa
- momcafé network
- Monarchist League, Ottawa Branch
- Multiple Birth Families Association
- Nepean Wingtalkers Toastmasters
- No Kidding
- The Olde Forge Community Resource Centre
- Operation Come Home
- Ottawa Flying Club
- Ottawa Haunting and
This ghost-hunting group is "a non-profit organization dedicated to research and document, any activity such as ghost, haunting or any paranormal activity and metaphysical manners."
- Ottawa Safe Communities Network
- Ottawa Writers
- Parliament Hill Toastmasters
- Riverside Toastmasters
- Rotary Club of Orleans
- Royal Commonwealth Society, Ottawa Branch
- Scouts Canada
- Soloway JCC
- Volunteer Ottawa
This website has thousands of volunteer opportunities from organizations who need volunteer energy to deliver their critical community services.
- YMCA / YWCA
- Youth Services Bureau
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