General News

Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.

  • CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM: HERITAGE OTTAWA LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO
    Monday, November 28, 2022

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    As part of our work to protect the Central Experimental Farm from further encroachment, we created an important three-minute video to help raise awareness about the need...

  • Future of 24 Sussex Drive: Demolishing the existing building would be "down right vandalism”
    Sunday, November 20, 2022

    CTV NEWS | Ottawa, by Peter Szperling 

    A prominent home renovation expert suggests replacing the prime minister's residence could cost $12 million, as debate continues on the future of 24...

  • WEBINAR: BILL 23 AND CHANGES TO OTTAWA CITY PLANNING
    Saturday, November 19, 2022

    SAVE THE DATE!  On Wednesday, November 23 at 7pm, Councillors Glen Gower and Jeff Leiper will be hosting an expert panel — including Heritage Ottawa's David Flemming — to answer your questions...

  • National Capital Commission to close 24 Sussex Drive in Preparation for Abatement
    Friday, November 18, 2022

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa was pleased to see yesterday's National Capital Commission announcement that it has begun the process of shutting down 24 Sussex Drive in order to begin...

  • LEVERAGING THE HOUSING CRISIS TO CUT THROUGH HERITAGE PROTECTIONS IS NOT A SOLUTION
    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Now we know why the government of Ontario took over a year to approve Ottawa’s new Official Plan: it is called Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act. 

    OTTAWA'S NEW...

  • City of Ottawa staff have analyzed the local impacts of the province's new housing bill, and their conclusions are grim
    Tuesday, November 8, 2022

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Taylor Blewett

    Multimillion-dollar revenue shortfalls, more money demanded of municipal taxpayers, and the erosion of quality of life, the natural environment, and...

  • New vacancy rules, permit system start Tuesday
    Friday, November 4, 2022

    CBC NEWS | OTTAWA

    A new vacant property bylaw goes into effect in Ottawa on Tuesday that forces owners to get a permit for lots and buildings that have been unoccupied for 120 days.

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  • Nominations Now Open for City of Ottawa Heritage Awards
    Friday, October 7, 2022

    The City of Ottawa recognizes outstanding achievements in heritage conservation with the Ottawa Heritage Awards, formerly known as the Ottawa Architectural Conservation Awards. The application...

  • Nepean Point next to the national gallery renamed Kìwekì Point
    Thursday, October 6, 2022

    CBC NEWS OTTAWA

    The National Capital Commission (NCC) has given Algonquin names to a popular lookout over Ottawa-Gatineau and a new pedestrian bridge connecting it to Major's Hill Park....

  • Municipal Elections 2022: Questions for Candidates
    Monday, September 26, 2022

    The Municipal Elections 2022 are upon us! Voting day is Monday, October 24th.

    It is at the municipal level where decisions are made that impact local bylaws affecting our lives and our...

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