Looking for a new webmaster

Dear residents of Cardinal Creek,

I would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to Jason Morin who has been our CCCA webmaster over the last few years.  Without Jason’s contribution the communications on community activities and information updates would have greatly suffered.  We wish Jason well in all his future endeavours!

We are now looking for a new webmaster to fill Jason’s shoes. If you are interested in getting involved in our community, or know someone who might be, and have the skill to take this on, please contact me directly at stefanikstefanik@gmail.com with your cv.  We offer a stipend  to our webmaster.  Thank you.

Sandra Stefanik
President CCCA

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25-Years of Community Building

Hello Cardinal Creek Residents,

On Thursday May 3 (this Thursday), I will be stepping down from the Cardinal Creek Community Association after 14 years of community building in Cardinal Creek and 25-years as a community builder in Orléans.

I would kindly ask that you join us to celebrate what we have accomplished in our community (slide show), to say thank you to those individuals who have made a positive difference in Cardinal Creek, to celebrate the friendships that we have developed over the years and to continue to make our community a better place to live, work and play. I have attached below a partial list of 100 individuals who have contributed to our community over the years to recognize them. Thank you Continue reading

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Community Cleanup Day | Journée de nettoyage communautaire

Community Cleanup Day – April 28

We will hold our annual Cardinal Creek Cleanup Day starting at 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Contact us at vice-president@cardinalcreek.org if you’d like to participate. This is a great opportunity for student volunteer hours! Please meet at the entrance to the walking path on Springridge Drive between Caprihani Way and Heatherstone.


Journée de nettoyage communautaire – 28 avril

Nous organiserons notre Journée de nettoyage annuel de Cardinal Creek de 13 heures à 15 heures. S’il vous plaît rencontrer à l’entrée du sentier pédestre sur Springridge Drive entre Caprihani Way et Heatherstone. Veuillez nous contacter à vice-president@cardinalcreek.org pour y participer. Ceci est une très bonne opportunité pour accumuler des heures de bénévolat pour les étudiants!

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CCCA Call for Nominations 2018-19– ACCC Appel à nominations 2018-19

The Cardinal Creek Community Association (CCCA) is now accepting nominations for the following Class A (voting Directors) and B (non-voting Committee Directors) positions listed below. Nominations will be accepted by the nominations committee until 11:00 p.m. local time, April 30, 2018. Those persons interested in making our community a better place to live, please send your written nominations to the committee below. If you have any questions about the positions, please send an email with your contact info and one of us will call you to discuss your interest in the CCCA Board of Director position.

The CCCA is located along the Trim Road corridor (east and west of Trim) from St. Joseph Blvd (north) to Innes Blvd (south). It is bounded by Cardinal Creek on its most easterly edge and Portobello and Varennes Blvds on its most western point. Trillium and Maple Ridge Elementary schools are within our boundaries. The CCCA neighborhoods are composed of many new and growing subdivisions and natural ravines and creeks. The Cardinal Creek Karst is a known geological feature in our community. See our map here. Executive Continue reading

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Participate in Earth Hour by turning off all your lights on Saturday, March 24, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Earth Hour, organized by World Wildlife Fund, is a global grassroots movement uniting people to take action on climate change and protect the planet. Engaging a massive mainstream community, Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-out event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007. Since then, it has grown to engage millions of supporters in more than 170 countries and territories. As the movement grows, the one-hour lights-out event continues to be the symbol of a broader commitment toward the planet. 

The CCCA strives to incorporate the principles of sustainable development in how we support our community. Earth Hour is an opportunity for all of us to reflect on what we can do—at home and in the office—to lessen our impact on the environment.

We encourage you to participate in Earth Hour at home and at your place of business this Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.  All efforts, big and small, add up to a significant benefit for the environment. We hope you will join us!


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Park Naming Contest | Concours pour nommer le Parc!

Park Naming Contest!
Name the Newest Park in Cardinal Creek

Park 18A, the newest, and last, park to be built in Cardinal Creek  will be completed and officially opened later this year!  It will be built adjacent to Cardinal Creek Community Park at 1825 Trim Road, and joined by an access  road that has already been constructed.  Now we need an appropriate name for this beautiful new park because “Park 18A” just won’t do!  Submit your ideas by Monday, February 26 to Vice-President@cardinalcreek.org.
Check out plans for the new park at  www.cardinalcreek.org.
Concours pour nommer le Parc!

Veuillez nommer le plus nouveau parc à Cardinal Creek

Le Parc 18A, le plus nouveau et dernier parc à être construit à Cardinal Creek sera complété et officiellement ouvert plus tard dans l’année! Il sera adjacent au Parc communautaire de Cardinal Creek situé au 1825 chemin Trim, et vous pourriez y accéder par une route déjà construite. Il est temps de trouver un nom adapté pour ce très beau parc! Parc 18A ne fait pas vraiment l’affaire! Envoyez-nous vos idées d’ici le lundi 26 février à Vice-President@cardinalcreek.org.

Consultez les plans du nouveau parc à www.cardinalcreek.org.


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Traffic Impact in Orleans and Ottawa



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IKO Organic Shingles Class Action Notice

Do you have or did you have IKO/CRC/Canroof organic roofing shingles in Canada?
If so, you could be affected by a proposed class action settlement.
The class action relates to the alleged negligent design and manufacture of IKO/CRC/Canroof asphalt organic shingles (collectively, “IKO Organic Shingles”).  Specifically, the representative plaintiff alleges that IKO Organic Shingles were negligently designed and manufactured in a manner that, under normal conditions and usage, would result in premature failure.
IKO Industries Ltd., Canroof Corporation Inc., or I.G. Machine (collectively “IKO”) are the defendants in the class action. IKO denies all of these allegations and asserts that IKO Organic Shingles are free of any defect, and in fact, are good quality roofing materials. However, in order to avoid the significant costs of this litigation and achieve finality in terms of its ongoing obligations, IKO has agreed to a settlement that will resolve the class action. The settlement represents a voluntary resolution of claims. IKO does not admit any wrongdoing or liability.

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community volunteer opportunity

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is a registered charity, located in Manotick.  We have trained and provided guide dogs to Canadians who are visually impaired since 1984.

In December, we will host a holiday gift wrapping kiosk at Place d’ Orléans.  The space has been donated by the mall, and 100% of the revenue from this fundraiser will be directed to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Continue reading

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Looking for Student Outdoor Rink Attendants / Nous cherchons des etudiants(es) a entretenir et superviser les patinoires extérieures

Looking for Student Outdoor Rink Attendants – Cardinal Creek Outdoor Rinks

The CCCA is looking for 4 responsible students (16 to 18 years of age) to manage and supervise the Cardinal Creek Community Park outdoor rinks on a part-time basis for an 8-week period starting the end of December-early January (weather dependent). Rink attendants will earn $14/hour (January 1/18) and the rink manager will earn Continue reading

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