January 13, 2015Meg McCallumComments 0
We like to think we’re a pretty good non-profit developer, and that we’re really making a difference in closing Ottawa’s housing affordability gap.
October 14, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
Four years ago, Ottawa’s Mayor and City Councillors made a bold, progressive policy move with a new investment of $14 million each year to address homelessness and to fight poverty.
September 15, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
This year, CCOC turned 40. Almost 100 tenants have been with CCOC for over half that time, with a few of them having lived with us almost the whole 40 years.
August 28, 2014Ray SullivanComments 0
Toby and David moved into their CCOC triplex on Flora Street over 33 years ago. Since then they have been active members of their community on many levels.
August 20, 2014Ray SullivanComments 0
This is a speech by Brian Atkinson, CCOC President 1975-76, delivered at our 10th birthday party in August 1984. It blew us away seeing how much is still relevant today, so we decided to share it.
June 24, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
Centretown has changed a lot in 40 years – and we like to think we’ve played a big role in that.
June 13, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
I found this poster while walking to work one day. I took some love. And over the course of a week, I watched as all of the love was taken.
April 29, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
Jesse Winchester, Stan Rogers, Colleen Peterson, Ron Hynes, Roy Forbes, Ferron, Stephen Fearing. The names are a who’s who of legendary Canadian singer/songwriters from just a decade or two ago.
April 1, 2014Ray SullivanComments 0
Twenty-two years ago CCOC started a pretty cool thing: giving away flowers to tenants. Our original motivations were pretty pragmatic: it was cheaper for us to buy all our tenants some pretty annuals than it was to hire professional landscapers.
February 18, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
We’re proud that tenants at CCOC have a say in how their housing is run. As a tenant and member directed organization, tenants are always part of how we make big decisions.