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News & Events

IPCA April 2024 Newsletter

April 15, 2024

IPCA April 2024 has been released. You can read it here.

IPD Slideshow

September 25, 2023

Island Park Drive includes many unique and historically significant properties, and many important Ottawa and the area residents have called it a home. View this slideshow for a quick overview of the stree...

Heritage Ottawa Presentation to IPD Residents

September 21, 2023

On Sept. 21, 2023 Heritage Ottawa presented an overview of Heritage Conservation District concept and what it would mean for IPD. Slides for the presentation can be found here.

IPD Wine & Cheese Social Sept 21, 2023

September 15, 2023

IPD residents are invited to the Island Park Community Association’s first street-wide wine and cheese social with guest speakers from the City of Ottawa, Built Heritage Ottawa team to discuss options to p...

NCC Open Event Sept 23, 2023

September 14, 2023

Open NCC offers a variety of free and accessible activities suitable for all ages. Join us on Saturday, September 23, 2023, for one of our walking or cycling tours, visit a Greenbelt farm, or drop by our p...

IPCA September 2023 Newsletter

September 8, 2023

IPCA September 2023 newsletter is out. You can read it here to get information about the upcoming General Meeting, more on IPD history and upcoming developments on our street.

IPCA May 2023 Newsletter

May 29, 2023

IPCA May 2023 newsletter is out. You can read it here to get information about the upcoming events, latest news affecting the community and interesting tidbits about the history of the street and the ...

Island Park Drive Roadwork

May 7, 2023

Island Park Drive road resurfancing from Byron to 50m before SJAM will take place mid-May and last 2-3 weeks. The scope of the work will be concrete works followed by a milling and full repaving of Island Park Drive.

Some of the work will take place overnight to better coordinate with the Champlain Bridge wor...

Island Park Drive to Sir John A MacDonald Parkway Eastbound Onramp

May 6, 2023

The NCC has covered the speed sign at the eastbound onramp from Island Park Drive to the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway until they can relocate the sign. Residents expressed concern that motorists accelerated entering the onramp, causing unsafe conditions for pedestrians and cyclists. NCC Land Use Manager Ian Grabina has tabled rel...

Island Park Garage Sale is on June 3rd

May 6, 2023

Saturday, June 3 there will be a Kitchissippi-wide garage sale. Rain date is Sunday, June 4. Details can be found at

Westboro Beach Redevelopment

May 4, 2023

Many of you may have noticed the development work underway at Westboro Beach, a joint development between the City and National Capital Commission (NCC). On May 3, The City and NCC conducted an online meeting open to Kitchissippi ward community association board members to offer an update on the redevelopment that will include an ...

70 Richmond Road (Trinity Development on Southwest corner of IPD and Richmond Road

April 3, 2023

Summary: 88 units, 88 bicycle storage spots, 376 Island Park Drive will be demolished and incorporated into the project which will be essentially 11 storeys,

Details of the project can be found on the City of Ottawa “DevApps” pages using application/file numbers D01-01-20-0018 & D02-02-20-0102,

NCC Presentation to the Community

November 2, 2023

In November 2022 NCC gave a presentation to the community, covering ongoing and upcoming construction projects, traffic and cycling studies, environmental considerations and planning updates. 

The full presentation is available and can be viewed <a href="https://99683cb9-4...

NCC Covenants Expire

December 21, 2020

NCC Covenants over Island Park Drive expired on December 21, 2020. Among other things, the covenants stipulated the following:

  • Lots can be sold for residential purposes only

  • No more than one detatched residence per lot

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