Crisis support in Overbrook

The Rideau-Rockliffe Community Resource Centre offers counselling services to anyone living in Overbrook and their broader catchment area. Their walk-in counselling services are available Monday to Friday 8:30-Noon at 225 Donald St, Unit 120.  Read on for a complete listing of services.

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Message from Community Police: Incident in Overbrook

In the evening  of July 2, 2019, an incident happened near the intersection of Queen Mary St and Lola St.  Ottawa Police responded to a call for Service regarding someone with gunshot wound.  A male  victim was located with a gunshot wound.    At this time the  victim was transported to hospital with non life threatening injuries where he was treated.

This was a  targeted incident and there is no safety concerns for the members of the public.

The investigation is ongoing.

 If anyone has information, please contact the Ottawa Police or Crime Stoppers

Rally to Support a Gun Ban, Wednesday 26 June, 9:00 am, City Hall

Join Rideau-Rockcliffe Councillor Rawlson King and other members of the community for a rally in front of City Hall (110 Laurier) on Wednesday, June 26th at 9:00 AM just before City Council.

The rally will be in support of Councillor King’s motion to, among other things, call for a ban on handguns in the City. The motion also calls for more investments into social services, community policing and measures to combat illegal gun ownership to get the root of gun crime and gun violence.

New Official Plan Consultation, Monday 24 June, 6:30 pm

Urban city councillors will be holding a public consultation on the City of Ottawa’s new Official plan on Monday, June 24, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, at Jean Pigott Place in City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West).

The Official Plan is a strategic document that will guide the city’s physical growth and development for the next several decades. There will be more opportunities in the future, but currently there are two ways to engage. Residents are invited to attend Monday’s consultation and to provide feedback through an online survey until June 30. Tell us what you want your city to look like!

For more background and information on the Official Plan process, visit the City’s webpage on the new Official Plan.