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Encampments Key Messages

An encampment was recently dismantled along the light rail corridor near Tom Brown Area. Our housing crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic are exacerbating pressures on our most vulnerable citizens. Encampments are a serious sign of distress. Please see below a statement of key messages from the City of Ottawa.   The HCA is monitoring and […]

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HCA Statement of Commitment – Anti-Racism and Safety

The Hintonburg Community Association expresses heartfelt condolences to the family of Abdirahman Abdi after a disappointing verdict. We cannot do better in addressing institutionalized and system racism in this country without taking a hard look at the institutions and systems in this country that delivered this verdict.

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Home Takeovers Report – Crime Prevention Ottawa

Home takeovers happen more frequently than than we think, especially with seniors and vulnerable people. Crime Prevention Ottawa’s new release below shows how easily it can happen, recognizing a takeover and giving strategies for getting out of a bad situation.

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Opening of Tom Brown Arena as a Respite Centre

The McNabb Arena Respite Centre which was set up for some of Ottawa’s most vulnerable residents due to the COVID-19 pandemic closed on October 9th. Similar services are planned to be offered from Tom Brown Arena beginning in early November.

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