Wilsondale Trails set for Cross Country Skiing

Finally the weather is cooperating and winter is finally here. The Wilsondale Trails have been set with classic ski tracks and snowshoeing beside the tracks is perfect. Bring the family for a wonderful afternoon out in the fresh air right here in the village. Access to the trails is from the parking area bordering the western edge of the Cumberland Museum. Trail conditions can be found at


Have you seen it set up at DA ARTISTI? Get your tickets at the Black Walnut or Da Artisti for our amazing "A COUNTRY HOLIDAY TABLE" between now and 4pm on December 1st. Draw on December 1st, CUMBERLAND CHRISTMAS MARKET at 4pm at DA ARTISTI. All proceeds from this event will support the purchase of flowers for the village in 2019. Thank you for your support and GOOD LUCK!!!

Celebrating Senior Moments

Coming up on Tuesday October 23rd. If you would like to come to this lunch, please call Anne to reserve. 613-833-0174 or 613-302-2834.

Cumberland's Field of Honour

Please join the Cumberland Community Association in honouring the many men and women who have served in war. You can obtain crosses at the BLACK WALNUT BAKERY and DA ARTISTI beginning October 27th. If you would like to reserve crosses, please send us a message at See details below.

Lamplighter Fall 2018

This issue contains:

  • Co-Presidents Message
  • 2018-19 CCA Board Members
  • Scarecrow Festival - Oct 14
  • Tails from the Trails
  • Remembrance Day in Cumberland
  • Update: Historical Cumberlabd Village Enhancement Project
  • A Country Holday Table
  • Calendar of Events
  • Ward 19 Candidates interviews

Vacancy - Cumberland Farmers' Market Manager

The Cumberland Farmers' Market is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated new Manager with good leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of vendors, volunteers and customers, to lead the Market to continued success and growth. Please see attached job description. If you are interested please forward your resume to Clive Horne (


Classic track has been set for skiing and snowshoeing through the woods and ravine are in good shape. Fabulous opportunity to get out with the whole family.

Lamplighter January 2018

This issue contains

  • Lunch & Learn: Saving Lives One Dog at a Time
  • Tails for the Trails
  • Calling all Artists
  • Cumberlnd Cares Concert & Dance
  • Cumberland Lions Celebrate 50 Years
  • Cumberland Garden Tour
  • Community Events Calendar

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is seeking volunteer puppy raisers

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is seeking volunteer puppy raisers in Cumberland.

This is a long-term volunteer commitment of twelve to eighteen months. The volunteer raises the puppy in their home, teaching basic obedience and socialization. However, the unique part of this volunteer position is taking the puppy nearly everywhere you go. Support is provided from professional staff from Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Lamplighter - September 2017

This issue contains:

  • 2017/18 CCA Board Members
  • Tales from the Trails
  • CANADA150 Car Rally
  • Beautification
  • Adopt-a-Road Clean Up
  • Lions Fish & Chips
  • Volunteers
  • Calendar of Events

Lamplighter - May 2017

  • Upcoming AGM
  • Beautification Projects - Spring Cleanup
  • Update on the Cumberland Trails Washout and Closed Area
  • Community Garage Sale
  • Canada 150 Celebrations

Boaters - Please Stay off the Ottawa River!

Ottawa – Waves can breach sandbags and inundate properties in flooded areas. Boaters are asked to stay away, and to treat the shoreline areas of the Ottawa River as no-wake zones along Fitzroy Harbour, Constance Bay, Armitage, Crystal Bay, Britannia, and Cumberland.


Debris in the water can also pose a hazard to boaters.

Flooding Assistance Cumberland

Please note that all information regarding flood management in Cumberland is being coordinated through the City of Ottawa. Find information here Updates on volunteer and supply requirements are being updated on FB page Cumberland Community and Cumberland Ontario.

New Grants Available through the Ottawa Rural Clean Water Program


The Ottawa Rural Clean Water Program (ORCWP) provides funding for projects that protect surface water and groundwater quality.

Landowners completing projects in the next year may be eligible for grants of up to $15,000 depending on the project they are undertaking. The next application deadline is May 1, 2017.

New grants are available! Grants are available for 18 kinds of projects related to nutrient management, soil protection, water management, land stewardship, and education and innovation.

The City needs your input-please complete the survey

Please take a moment to provide feedback to Stephen Blais by completing the survey below. It is important that he receives comments from the rural portion of the Ward. "This survey is being conducted to obtain a better understanding of the needs of the residents of Cumberland Ward and how your representative and the City of Ottawa is responding to these needs. Your responses will be strictly confidential and not associated with your personal information in any way. "

Cumberland Ward 19 Survey