Alta Vista synagogue vandalized

Anti-Semitic graffiti was spray-painted on Machzikei Hadas synagogue this week. For more information, see the CBC news story here.

We are a welcoming, inclusive neighbourhood  and condemn in the strongest terms this cowardly act of hate in our community.  We stand strong together against hate in Alta Vista.

If you have any information, please notify the police.

E-Waste Day on Nov 19

On November 19 from 8 AM to 4 PM, St. Patrick’s High School at 2525 Alta Vista Drive is holding an E-Waste Day as a fundraising event for the school’s ECO Team.

This event will allow you to drop off all your unwanted electronic devices for recycling. Items do not have to be in working order. Acceptable items include televisions, stereos, telephones, computers, printers, and more.

Community Partner Award presented to VISTAS

The Alta Vista Community Association awarded the inaugural Community Partner Award to Vistas – Alta Vista’s volunteer-run community newspaper.

Co-editors Christine Inrig and Marcia Gosse accepted the award on behalf of the Vistas team. The award was presented by AVCA President Clinton Cowan at the Association’s Annual General Meeting on October 19th.

Community Dialogue on Electoral Reform

Will 2015 be the last federal election under First Past the Post?

A Parliamentary Committee is studying Canada’s options for electoral reform. What could this mean for Ottawa South? Find out more about this process, learn about some of the voting systems and options being considered, and share your views with your neighbours.

A Community Dialogue on Electoral Reform – organized by local volunteers – will be held on Wednesday, November 16th at the Canterbury Recreation Complex, from 7 to 9pm. This event is open to all residents of the Ottawa South federal riding.


Please RSVP to as space is limited.

Find this event on Facebook.