The Cumberland Ontario Facebook Page is one year old today! We have 127 likes and are proud to say that we have had 16,118 unique users to our page during the year. See for yourself below. You can find us directly through the Facebook link at the top of the page or here Facebook Cumberland Ontario. Your comments are always welcome and we appreciate if you can encourage other people in the community to like our page.
Winterfest in Cumberland, an annual ritual that predicts that we are on the far side of winter, is approaching fast so here is the schedule of activities for your planning. Bring the whole family and invite your friends from outside of the Village to enjoy our hospitality and rural fun. If you have any questions please contact the Cumberland Community Association at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cumberland Village is very pleased with the approval of Budget 2014, $4 million of road renewals will be invested in Cumberland Village. The safey of OR174 will be improved by repaving of the entire surface from Trim to Cameron as well as shoulders to facilitate safe cycling. Quigley Hill Road intersection will also be improved.
We are extremely pleased and thankful to the City of Ottawa for an $8,000 grant to build a bridge across the creek on the community's Angus Wilson property next to the museum. We were lucky enough to secure this money from their 2013 budget. This is the first step in a community project to enhance the accessibility to this land by building a network of walking trails while preserving it as a natural park.
A huge thanks to Lyle's ongoing effort to get the cross country ski trails ready for you. He has created a map which shows you approximate lengths of the trails as well as access points. As you can see you can get out with even the youngest children who should be able to make a loop.
On Saturday December 7, in bright sunshine and bracing temperature, Santa welcomed hundreds of children and parents to the Maple Hall and Cumberland’s Christmas Market opened its doors at the RJ Kennedy Community Centre and St. Andrew’s United Church at 9 am sharp.
How lucky are we in Cumberland to have for our use land that was donated to the community by the late Angus Wilson. Thanks to an early snow fall and the dedicated work of the Trails Committee Chair, 2 km of trails have been set through the beautiful Angus Wilson park land behind the museum and are ready for use. Bring the family out to enjoy a ski through this lovely area. The conditions are excellent.
This is to advise you that the above-noted matter will be considered by the City of Ottawa Planning Committee on Friday, November 8, 2013. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Champlain Room, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa. You are welcome to attend the meeting and present your views.
Attached is a copy of the report outlining the Departmental recommendations, including a copy of the proposed Official Plan Amendment.