We encourage feedback on any and all issues of concern to residents. Please join us at our monthly meetings to discuss issues or send an email to President@khca.on.ca. We look forward to hearing your views!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

2017 Youth Employment & Career Fair

The Canadian Friends of Somalia and Somali Centre for Family Services in collaboration with the City of Ottawa Corporation present: 


The 2017 Youth Employment & Career Fair :

Wednesday, 8 Feb, 2017 
(FROM 1:30 – 5:00 PM) 

@ JIM DURRELL COMPLEX 1265 Walkley Rd.

For more information, please contact:   613 878-1960 

or (613) 526-2075    or   (613)612-0019 

Employers attending:
 And Many More…. Over 600 positions need to be filled..  YIPI, YMCA, RCMP, Focus on Youth, Ottawa Police Service, Correctional Services Ontario, Employment Ontario, City Of Ottawa

Le groupe Canadian Friends of Somalia et le Centre somalien pour les services familiaux, en collaboration avec la Ville d’Ottawa, présentent :

 Employeurs présents:

 Et plus encore… Plus de 600 postes à pourvoir! ü IETSP ü YMCA ü GRC ü Accent sur les jeunes ü Service de police d’Ottawa ü Services correctionnels de l’Ontario ü Emploi Ontario üVille d’Ottawa


Farah Aw-Osman
Executive Director
Canadian Friends of Somalia

Monday, January 30, 2017

Women In Municipal Politics

Promoting Women in Municipal Government
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
5:00 to 8:00 pm (program begins at 5:30)

Jean Piggot Place at Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Cost:  Free
Light refreshments will be served.  Cash bar.

RSVP:  Reserve your seat here

Event Sponsored by Equal Voice - For more information visit: http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=edc96b30d97838f2d42e39fdf&id=81af91802f&e=b9030e5784

Friday, January 27, 2017

Seniors Activities

February Activities at Kanata Seniors Centre
         2500 Compeau Drive

February 2nd - iPad/iPhone seminar 10 am
               Bigger Than Us “Climate Change” 1:30
               Book Club “The Light Between Oceans” 2pm

February 4th – Lunch and a Movie “Sully

February 16thHawaiian BINGO – 11am

February 20 – CENTRE CLOSED for Family Day

February 23rd – Learning Series “Renaissance of Traditional Chinese Culture” 1pm

New Police Point of Contact

From Monday, January 23, Constable Kevin Williams is the police point of contact for Kanata South.

Constable Williams may be reached 

by clicking email

by phone at 613-236-1222 ex 8253

You may also contact the Ottawa Police Service online to report matters such as traffic concerns at: http://www.ottawapolice.ca/en   

Planning & Development Janury, 2017 Bulletin

Celebrating International Development Week 

On February 9, the City of Ottawa's Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department will be hosting a special event that marks International Development Week – an annual celebration of Canada’s contribution to reducing poverty and raising awareness about Canadian efforts in assisting in global development.

The event is partnered effort by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Global Affairs Canada. It will highlight efforts to building more inclusive communities in Canada and partnering nations – keeping with this year’s theme,” Leave no one behind: Canada contributes to global goals.”  

Attend this event on February 9th from 1:30 - 4:30pm at City Hall - Council Chambers register today.
Reception to follow event.

Can't make the event? You can still join the conversation.

Register for the webcast and join our Tweet Chat during the event using the hashtags #FCMchat and #IDW2017.

For more information or questions please contact Francine Somerville at francine.somerville@ottawa.ca or 613-580-2424 x27154.

Young's Pond Rink

 January 29th  from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm 

                   At Young's Pond Park Rink 

                  Skating Carnival

Katimavik Hazeldean residents welcome

Friday, January 20, 2017

Reminder - Workplace Health Workshop

REPEAT SESSION: Building Blocks for Mental Health at Work Series:  Civility & Respect and Organizational Culture

Building Blocks for Mental Health at Work Series

Ottawa Public Health has created a series of workshops and videos (www.haveTHATtalk.ca ) to help workplaces implement the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. Each workshop will take a closer look at two of the 13 factors that are the building blocks for a mentally healthy and safe workplace. Participants can attend all the workshops or only those of interest.

Factors: Civility & Respect and Organizational Culture



Ottawa Public Health with guest speaker from Kind Canada Généreux

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Road

For: Staff who promote health in the workplace (HR, EAP, OHN, Manager, Supervisor, Health and Safety staff & committee members, Wellness Committee members, etc.)

Organizational Culture is the degree to which a work culture is characterized by trust, honesty, and fairness.

Civility and Respect is present in a work environment where employees are respectful and considerate in their interactions with one another, as well as with customers, clients, and the public.

·        Learn how to create a civil and respectful atmosphere in your workplace.

·        Share practical tips and resources to build a positive organizational culture and improve work relations and harmony in your workplace.

·        Consider the impact of kindness and how it helps enhance engagement and productivity, and reduce stress in the workplace.

Cost: $40
(light refreshments included)

Space is limited to 50 participants. Registration ends February 03, 2017.

Register here! 
For more information, contact the Workplace Health Line at 613-580-6744, ext. 24197 or email workplacehealth@ottawa.ca

Workshop is offered in English only. Resources will be available in English and French.
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Any questions about Workplace Health and how to book our services?  Send us an email at workplacehealth@ottawa.ca or give us a call at #613-580-6744 ext. 24197.  You can also visit our website at www.ottawa.ca/workplacehealth.

And check out our LinkedIn group.  Join in the discussion about healthy workplaces in Ottawa!