Château Laurier Addition

Top: Proposed Addition, architectsAlliance (2019). Compositing: Barry Padolsky Associates Inc Architects / Bottom: New Proposed Design: architectsAlliance (2020)

  • PRIVATE AND PUBLIC FUNDING NETS $65,000.00 TO DATE FOR HERITAGE OTTAWA CHÂTEAU LAURIER CAMPAIGN

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | Media Release

    Heritage Ottawa  is pleased to announce that its recent fundraising campaign has raised $65,000 to date towards fighting the incompatible and insensitive...

  • Will Parliament Finally Protect Historic Sites in Law?

    Federal lawmakers have talked for years about a law to protect historic sites. The Château Laurier fiasco shows that it’s time to finally act.

    POLICY...

  • Heritage Ottawa hires lawyers to fight Château Laurier addition

    CBC NEWS

    Ottawa heritage advocates have hired a legal team as they try to stop what they call an "inappropriate" addition to the Château Laurier hotel.

    The addition at the rear of...

  • Heritage Ottawa Retains Legal Counsel, Launches Fundraising Campaign to Save the Chateau Laurier

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | MEDIA RELEASE

    Heritage Ottawa  has retained legal representation in its ongoing efforts to protect the Château Laurier from a proposed inappropriate addition. Heritage...

  • Celebrity Tom Green draws crowds at picnic in support of Château Laurier

    CBC NEWS, By David Thurton

    Canadian celebrity comedian Tom Green drew in the crowds at a sunset picnic in Ottawa on Saturday– in the shadow of the Château Laurier and its looming...

  • Château Laurier Debacle Exposes Flaws in Heritage Regulations

    Three layers of regulatory protections could not prevent the approval of an incompatible addition to an iconic heritage site, the Château Laurier.

    POLICY OPTIONS | By Peter Coffman

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  • Heritage Ottawa: Letter to the Hon. Lisa MacLeod, Minister Responsible for the Ontario Heritage Act: Château Laurier

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The following letter was sent by Heritage Ottawa to the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport responsible for the Ontario Heritage Act....

  • Letter from Senator Serge Joyal and Phyllis Lambert to Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez Calls for Federal Leadership on Château Laurier

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The following letter of concern for the proposed Chateau Laurier addition was sent by The Honourable Serge Joyal and architect Phyllis Lambert, Founding Director Emeritus of...

  • François Leblanc to Mayor Watson and Councillors: Reject the Fifth Iteration of the Château Laurier addition in its Entirety

    The following letter was written by François LeBlanc, former Chief Architect of the National Capital Commission (NCC) and Advisor to ICOMOS and UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee.

    July 8,...

  • Heritage Ottawa: Letter to Minister of Canadian Heritage, Responsible for NCC | Château Laurier

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    On June 10, Heritage Ottawa submitted the following letter to the Hon. Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage, responsible for the National Capital Commission (NCC...

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