Thomas D'Aquino to Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Councillors: Fate of Historic Château Laurier is in Your Hands
The following letter was sent by Thomas d'Aquino, noted entrepreneur and Member of the Order of Ottawa, to Mayor Jim Watson and all Ottawa City Councillors.
Statement to the Senate of Canada calls proposed Château Laurier Addition "a historical mistake"
Originally published on May 30, 2019. The following French/English statement against the proposed Château Laurier addition was delivered in the Senate of Canada on May 30 by Senator Serge Joyal....
Barry Padolsky to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Why Proposed Addition to Château Laurier Should be Redesigned
The following letter of concern for the proposed Chateau Laurier addition was sent by architect Barry Padolsky to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
WHY THE PROPOSED...
HERITAGE OTTAWA: LETTER TO UNESCO | CHÂTEAU LAURIER HOTEL
On April 9, Heritage Ottawa submitted a letter to Dr. Mechtild Rössler, director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, and Dr. Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel, Chief of...
Lyette Fortin to Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Councillors: Rescind the Heritage Permit
The following letter of concern for the Château Laurier addition was sent to Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Councillors by conservation architect Lyette Fortin.
HERITAGE OTTAWA | RESPONSE TO LATEST PROPOSED ADDITION TO CHÂTEAU LAURIER | MAY 2019
Originally published on May 25, 2019
HERITAGE OTTAWA | STATEMENT OF MAY 25, 2019
Heritage Ottawa has reviewed the fifth ‘’official’’ proposal for an addition to the Château Laurier...
Rivet: Château Laurier fight shows Canada's heritage sites are defenceless
This situation at the doorstep of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s riding should be a call to action for her, as the federal leader on national historic sites, to address this blatant...
Gillespie: The Château Laurier could be one of the best hotels in the world. But not this way
The expansion can and must still be stopped – and better ideas explored toward a new premier hotel for the next century.
OTTAWA CITIZEN | OPINION, By Alastair Gillespie
In the wake...
Can the NCC fill the leadership void in the Château Laurier debacle?
Its role is limited, but given the stakes, the public would welcome any leverage
CBC NEWS, By Joanne Chianello
It was the first time in three years that Mayor Jim Watson came even...
Pivotal moment for architecture in wake of Château Laurier plans
CBC RADIO | THE HOUSE, Chris Hall
An architectural historian says the contentious planned addition to the Château Laurier could be the wake-up call Canada needs to better protect historic...