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“We feel honoured that the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa has entrusted us with All Saints. Parishioners have been tremendous stewards of this property over the last 116 years, a tradition we plan to continue”
Leanne Moussa, President of allsaints event space

2018

Social Scene: Mealshare and allsaints launch
Ottawa Citizen
Mealshare and allsaints event space combined their launch parties on Nov. 29. The two organizations celebrated new allsaints chef Kyle Mortimer-Proulx, the transformation of the church basement into a beautiful event venue, and Mealshare’s 20 new restaurant partners in Ottawa.

Kyle Mortimer-Proulx crafts casual menu for Sandy Hill’s Working Title: Kitchen + Café
Ottawa Magazine
Hallelujah! Kyle Mortimer-Proulx, former chef of La Maison Conroy and ZenKitchen, has set up shop in Sandy Hill, keeping busy as executive chef at allsaints event space.

Communities working hard to keep historic Ottawa churches open
Capital Current
The former All Saints Anglican Church in Sandy Hill, now allsaints, operates as an event space. A designated heritage property, the building was sold in 2015. Leanne Moussa, who led the community purchase of the church, felt ties to the building.

2017

All Saints Still Singing in Sandy Hill
Ottawa Life Magazine
“We hope that our final vision builds on the critical mass of civil society groups already on Laurier Avenue East. That we create a space that nods to the importance of this place in Canadian history, but is contemporary in its uses. A place that recognizes and embraces our diversity. A place where there is programming for locals as well as visitors to the Capital.”

2016

Sandy Hill’s All Saints church re-made into community hub
Ottawa Citizen
“On the December day they took possession of a 115-year-old church in Sandy Hill, Leanne Moussa and some others climbed up a spiral staircase and rang the church bells.”

All Saints not your average church
Metro News
“A converted downtown church has been transformed into a bustling community hub.”

Churches in Oakville, Ottawa gather at multi-purpose facilities to stay financially stable
CTV News Toronto
“We had a real interest in preserving what we see as an important place of Canadian history, and preserving that as a public space in some way.”

2015

All Saints Anglican Church sold for community use
Ottawa Citizen
“The historic All Saints Anglican Church in Sandy Hill has been sold, and will gradually be developed as a mixed-use building for meetings, weddings and neighbourhood-scale businesses.”

Sandy Hill’s All Saints Church sold to local community group
Ottawa Business Journal
“The former church is now slated to become a community hub, political conference centre and house a coffee shop.”

Group to repurpose Sandy Hill church as community space
Ottawa East News
“We have an opportunity to create a really vibrant urban hub… where people come to discuss and debate public policy issues, but also to come see their neighbours and celebrate the community.”

2014

Sandy Hill heritage church sale raises concerns in community
CBC News
All Saints Anglican Church moved from 114-year-old building earlier in summer