CARLSBAD SPRINGS COMMUNITY CONSULTATION – FALL 2013 (PDF document): Report on CS Community Consultation Fall 2013 – Dec 18, 2013

Join the Association!

The Carlsbad Springs Community Association (CSCA) is a not-for-profit organization of community volunteers who are interested in making a difference in our community.
If you are interested in joining the Association as an executive member please contact us.imageThumbnails3

Everyone is welcome!

Our meetings are public and are held on the third Thursday of: January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December.  Meetings are held at the Carlsbad Springs Community Centre (6020 Piperville Road) and start at 7 p.m.

The agenda is available on this website a few days prior to the meeting.

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections are held on the third Thursday of September.

We are always looking for more volunteers to help us out in organizing sports/activities, assisting with projects, or participating in other roles. We need your ideas and feedback to serve our community better.

For other information please contact us:

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  • A population of over 1.2 million makes the Ottawa region the fourth-largest urban area in Canada
  • Ottawa is home to such high tech giants as Nortel Networks, Alcatel, JDS Uniphase, Cognos, Tundra, Cisco, MDS Nordion and Entrust
  • Our technology companies are complemented by MBNA Canada, ING Direct, Clarica and MD Management
  • Ottawa is also the home of government organizations such as the Government of Canada, Parliament, the Senate, and the Supreme Court of Canada
  • More than 1,500 advanced technology companies employ more than 65,000 people
  • With the highest-educated workforce in Canada, Ottawa has more engineers, scientists and PhDs per capita than any other city in the country
  • $1.3 billion CDN in venture capital was invested in Ottawa technology companies from 2000 to 2002
  • With 90 per cent of Canada’s industrial telecommunications research and development conducted here, Ottawa is one of the world’s top five sites for R&D
  • Canada’s Capital region welcomes over 7 million visitors per year, who spend over $1.3 billion
  • The Capital’s tourism and convention industry generates more than $2 billion in economic activity
  • According to Statistics Canada, families in Ottawa had the highest median incomes of any Canadian city in 2001
  • Ottawa was ranked sixth in the world for quality of life by the Corporate Resources Group, a Swiss-based management firm
  • Languages spoken include English (50%), French (32%) and a host of other languages including significant capabilities in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese and Arabic