Overbrook calls post-incident protocol a success

The Overbrook Community Association is pleased to have assisted in the development of a post-incident neighbourhood support protocol for Ottawa. The protocol helps establish clear procedures concerning how community resources can be deployed to help people affected by crime.  Read the CBC News article.

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Overbrook celebrates grand opening of SENS RINK

The Overbrook Community Association celebrated the official grand opening of the SENS RINK on February 15. The SENS RINK  provides local kids with access to recreational programs and activities, both in the winter and summer months. The state-of-the-art outdoor rink promotes physical activity, recreation and social development, along with getting youth more active and engaged.  

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Statement on Violent Incident

Rawlson King, President of the Overbrook Community Association, issued a statement after a violent incident on February 22, 2016.


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Overbrook celebrates Family Day

Overbrook celebrated Family Day with its Annual Winter Carnival on February 15, 2016 from 11 am to 3 pm.

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Belfast Road Bridge Reopens

Belfast Road between Coventry Road and Trainyards Drive re-opened to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians on December 18, 2015. I told Ottawa Community News that residents in Overbrook are “very pleased because it basically reopens an important link to the Trainyards shopping district. ​Read the article.


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Adawe Crossing opens to fanfare

The Adawe Crossing opened between Somerset and Donald streets. It is a safer, more direct pedestrian link between Overbrook and Sandy Hill.  Read the Metro and CBC News Ottawa articles.

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Overbrook seeks mature neighbourhood designation

I recently told the Ottawa Community News that residents in Overbrook are seeking "mature neighbourhood" designation for the community.  Read the article.


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Rideau River Pedestrian Bridge to Open in December

The Overbrook Community Association is pleased to hear that the new pedestrian bridge over the Rideau River, which links Donald Street and Somerset Street, along with the Overbrook and Sandy Hill neighbourhoods, will open to the public two seasons ahead of schedule.

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Overbrook holds successful AGM

The Overbrook Community Association successfully held its Annual General Meeting on November 20, 2015

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Overbrook to hold annual general meeting in November

In 2015, the Overbrook Community Association's annual general meeting meet to celebrate the neighbourhood's youth.

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