The Community Activities Group of Ottawa East (CAG) is a community-based, non-profit organization that works in partnership with the City of Ottawa to provide recreational and cultural programming in Old Ottawa East that is accessible, affordable and of interest to all members of the community.
CAG works with the community and its partners to offer programs that are responsive and inclusive, including program options for all ages, from playgroups to fitness, sports and general interest such as dance, art and cooking. CAG also supports the community through (free) special events that offer opportunities for community engagement and volunteering, that that aim provide activities of interest to the OOE community.
To accomplish this, CAG works in partnership with the City of Ottawa to run indoor and outdoor programs through City of Ottawa facilities and parks, including the Old Town Hall Community Center, the Brantwood Park fieldhouse and rink, and OOE community parks including Brantwood and Springhurst. CAG and the City of Ottawa work together to enhance community facilities and outdoor spaces and ensure they reflect the needs of the community.
CAG also works in partnership with other organizations and businesses who have common goals and shared objectives in supporting OOE community and recreational goals. These partnerships help to ensure the needs of the community are met.
Click here to view CAG’s by-laws.
The community of Old Ottawa East is located on either side of Main Street, east of the Canal, west of the Rideau River, south of Sandy Hill and north of Old Ottawa South. It encompasses the area that was once the Village of Ottawa East. Main Street was the main street of the village and the name remained after it was annexed to the City of Ottawa because Ottawa had no other Main Street in 1907. Much of CAG's programming takes place at or around Old Town Hall Community Center at 61 Main Street.
CAG fosters relationships with other community organizations, institutions and businesses that are interested in supporting recreational goals in the community. CAG works closely with the community and community groups to ensure that the needs of our community are being met.
CAG is a non-profit organization whose mandate is to provide Old Ottawa East residents with programs and events that are local, affordable, inclusive and of interest to all members of the community. CAG is grateful for the support of its Community Partners. We take this opportunity to recognize them for their year round support of CAG activities and events.
2019-2020 Board of Directors
President - Tina Raymond
Past President - Donald Stephenson
Secretary - Camrose Burdon
Treasurer - Hong Ho
Chair, Programs and Communications Committee - Jana Trembinski
Chair, Events and Fundraising Committee - Helena Forbes
CAG board members are elected for an initial one (1) year term - from the date of their appointment to the next Annual General Meeting, with option to renew for two (2) additional two (20 year terms.
The CAG Annual General Meeting is generally held the second Tuesday of November.
OUR City of Ottawa Partners
CAG works in partnership with the City of Ottawa, with shared responsibilities for facilities, which are made available to CAG through a programming agreement.
Complex Manager (City Staff) - Lise-Anne Robichaud
AGM Reports 2015-16
AGM Reports 2016-17
CAG Reports 2017-18
CAG Reports 2018-2019
CAG Reports 2019-2020