Resources

McKellar Park is in Kitchissippi ward represented on city council by Jeff Leiper whose office’s online presence includes current information and positions on matters of community interest.

Following the 2022 municipal elections, McKellar Park will be part of Bay Ward which is currently represented on council by Theresa Kavanagh whose office maintains the Bay Ward Bulletin site with a wealth of timely news and information of particular interest to this area.

Ever wonder who’s responsible for building and maintaining the outdoor rink in McKellar Park every winter? Introducing the McKellar Park Hosers! Volunteers and ideas for improving the experience are always welcome.

A self-guided walking tour of McKellar Park neighbourhoods was written by Kathryn Mikoski, with help and advice from a number of people who are mentioned in the introduction to the tour.

The Kitchissippi Museum is Dave Allston’s blog about the little-known history of Kitchissippi neighbourhoods.

The city of Ottawa’s Planning and Development site includes text of the zoning by-law and currently active development applications.

OttWatch hosts a wealth of information gleaned from the city’s website such as mapped development applications (filtered for Kitchissippi), as well as elections and historical candidate donations, among others.

The Federation of Citizen Associations of Ottawa-Carleton (FCA) website maintains a collection of community resources including copies of the city’s Planning Primer course materials.

Ottawa Police Service crime map.

Crime Prevention Ottawa works with partners across the city to reduce crime and make communities safe, focusing on neighbourhoods, youth and violence against women.

Report potholes to Service Ottawa.

Read the Kitchissippi Times online.

Please contact us to share any other resources to help navigate topics of community interest.




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