Welcome to the official site of the Hintonburg Community Association

Patti Normand at ArtsPark2008 ArtsPark 2004GCTC is moving to the QUADSelf-portrait by QUAD artist Dalal Chuaqui Heritage restorationLucky Ron at ArtsPark 2007 In the heart of Ottawa, Canada, you'll discover a beautiful, historic and creative neighbourhood that has been ranked as one of the best anywhere. In its April 2007 number, enRoute magazine named Hintonburg one of the top ten emerging neighbourhoods in Canada. The same month, Ottawa Magazine said Hintonburg is "hot" and credits our QUAD arts district as the reason residents think we're "cool". Then in June 2007, the Financial Times of London noted that the 'Burg is "thriving again" and the Ottawa Citizen, in a March 2008 editorial, declared "The changing nature of the neighbourhood is fascinating to watch... There is a hip, urban edge." So come explore the living or arts or business opportunities in Hintonburg -- you're sure to get a warm welcome.
 
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HCA news

  • The HCA and Dalhousie CA met with City staff to discuss the multi-use pathways during the LRT bus detour.  See our Q&A here.
  • The 8th Annual Cyclelogik hintonburg Centennial 5k and 1k was a wet but fun one! Thanks to all the participants, volunteers, and supporters for sticking it out despite the weather - making this year's event a huge success! Runners can download race photos at Zoomphoto.ca and you can check your results at RaceDayTiming.ca. See you next year!
  • The updated Bus detour designs and the health and safety reports from the June 16th Public Meeting are available online here.  There are USB keys with this information at the HCC for residents to download as well.
  • The City has confirmed that they are planning to reduce the volume of buses on Scott/Albert detour through use of the Sir John A. Parkway for Out of Service buses and stopping some express buses at Lyon from continuing west.  This is dependent on the NCC allowing the City to use the Parkway. The reduction of total bus trips can be approximated at about 10%.
  • The Safety Audit for the Scott-Albert Bus Detour has been provided by the City.  The documents can be downloaded read here. The Safety Audit that is community led should be released in the coming weeks.
  • The HCA has sent a response regarding the options presented for the Gladstone CDP and can be read here.
  • The HCA's letter to Mayor and Council regarding our opposition to the Zoning By-Law Amendement for the 30 storey tower at 1040 Somerset can be read here. Our original submission to the Planning Committee can be read here.
  • The Tunney's Pasture Master Plan preferred options are available for review online.  You can see them here
  • The Scott Street CDP has been approved by Council including the amendments to height limits and the neighbourhood line along Holland & Parkdale (maps & info here). Thanks for everyone's hard work in providing feedback during the process.
  • LRT bus detour HCA action timeline provided here.
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Coming up in Hintonburg

Hintonburg Street Hockey Tournament
Saturday, April 18th, 2015 | Hamilton Avenue North, Armstrong Street - right beside Parkdale Park

Get your team together to prove that you play the best Hintonburg Hockey in the land.  
Can the Gamblers repeat as champions? We'll find out!  Will it be a great day of fun in the heart of the 'hood? You bet!

Details and registration here. Game on!


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This is the official site of the Hintonburg Community Association.
Send us an email, leave us a message at 613-798-7987 or write to us at 1064 Wellington, Ottawa, Canada K1Y 2Y3
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Our arts-friendly, historic neighbourhood is bordered Scott Street on the north, the O-Train line to the east,
the Queensway on the south (Highway 417) and Holland Avenue to the west.