Huge changes are coming very soon to Heron Gate!

Huge changes are coming very soon to Heron Gate!
Developer Timbercreek hopes to rush the biggest changes in our neighbourhood’s history.

Register now! Sign up now! Speak up now!

Heron Gate Secondary Plan Community Visioning Workshop

Saturday February 24th 9am to 12pm. Featherston Drive Public School

(Registration required / space limited)

This might be your only chance to share your thoughts and experiences unless you act now!

5 easy ways you can get involved right now:

  1. Try to register for the visioning workshop by email or phone: or 613-580-2488 (Please let us know if you were not permitted to attend this workshop
  2. Request an inclusive barrier-free meeting with childcare and in-person translation. (French, Arabic, Somali, Chinese, Bhutanese etc.)
  3. Contact Timbercreek Asset Management’s Senior VP Development Mr.Greg Rogers, via Include “Secondary Plan” in subject line.
  4. Sign an online petiton* via at
  5. Email the City of Ottawa planner and the planning chair

Please join us at our next AVCA meeting on Tuesday February 27th at 7pm at Rideau Park United Church to discuss our NEXT STEPS together.

*managed by an individual not affliated with AVCA.


Heron Gate Secondary Plan – Public Meeting Jan 23

There will be a meeting to introduce a new Secondary Plan for the Heron Gate neighbourhood next week at Featherston PS – see attached.

Tuesday January 23: 7-8:30pm

Presentation at 7:30pm

Featherstone Public School (Gym)

1801 Featherston Drive


AVCA Meeting Agenda

Happy New Year Alta Vista!

Please join us for this month’s AVCA meeting (Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 7pm) at Rideau Park United Church.

This month’s meeting agenda includes the follow community topics:

  • Closure of Community Newspapers
  • Alta Vista Park Play Structure Grant
  • Awesome Alta Vista Weekend
  • Heron Gate (Timbercreek) Secondary Plan
  • 2018 All-Candidates Events
  • AVCA Winter Events Funding Grants
  • Alta Vista Drive Wreath Replacement*

Please refer to our agenda for more information and share this information with your friends and neighbours and we look forward to you at our meeting.

We welcome your ideas and participation to help make Alta Vista the best place to call home.

Your neighbour,

Clinton Cowan
President, Alta Vista Community Association

Attachment: AVCA AGENDA January 16, 2018

Online Consultation on Heron Road Multi-use Pathway

Sorry for the late notice.

On-line consultation: April 6 to 21, 2017

The City of Ottawa is developing a design for a raised one-way cycle track running along the south side of Heron Road from the multi-use pathway (MUP) beside Colbert Crescent to Jefferson Street and the Herongate Square shopping centre.  Heron Road is identified as a spine cycling route in the Ottawa Cycling Plan of 2013.

You have the opportunity to review and comment on the proposed configuration of an eastbound cycle track.