Sparks Street Mall Authority
Our mandate is to maintain Sparks Street as an attractive destination encompassing local and national culture by offering:
An exciting community mix that works collectively, is diverse, combining financial institutions, restaurants, shops, services, entertainment and more
An outdoor environment where pedestrians have priority – an oasis away from traffic, a meeting space that provides a unique experience for families, tourists and business people
Streetscape improvement and other amenities: Providing for more pedestrian-friendly lighting, signage, street furniture, planters, banners and sidewalk treatment
An attractive destination that reflects local and national culture and heritage with historically significant and beautiful architecture, views to Parliament Hill and cultural landmarks
A hub that connects downtown Ottawa – convenient and accessible, linking cultural centres and residential areas with hotels, retail, entertainment and dining destinations and residential areas of Ottawa Centre and beyond
Sparks Street Mall Authority Staff
Director of Marketing and Stakeholder Relations
Communications and Engagement Director
Event and Site Logistics Manager
Sparks Street Mall Authority Board of Directors:
Board Chair: Court Curry
Manager, Right of Way, Heritage and Urban Design Services City of Ottawa
Owner, The Snow Goose
Director, Real Estate Management | National Capital Commission
Assistant Vice President, Morguard
Program, Portfolio and Client Relationship Management/ Parliamentary Precinct Branch
West Block Program and Program Oversight
Public Service and Procurement Canada / Government of Canada
Councillor, Somerset Ward, City of Ottawa
Sparks Street Mall Authority Board Meeting Schedule 2022
February 28 2:00 p.m.
Combined Board Meeting
April 11 2:00 p.m.
June 13 2:00 p.m.
September 12 2:00 p.m.
October 17 2:00 p.m.
November 14 2:00 p.m.
December 12 2:00 p.m.
Meetings will be held virtually, unless otherwise stated.
Meetings are 1-1.5 hours in length depending on the agenda.
Members and public are welcome to attend and observe a meeting. To participate in the meeting or bring forth an item of discussion, members can request to be put on the agenda within five business days prior to the scheduled meeting date. Contact the Executive Director if you wish to observe or participate in a board meeting – firstname.lastname@example.org