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

  • New Book Published with help of Heritage Ottawa Cullingham Grant
    Friday, September 15, 2017


    A research project by Hagit Hadaya, a recipient of Heritage Ottawa's GORDON CULLINGHAM RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION GRANT, has culminated in the publication of a book, At Home...

  • Heritage Ottawa: Remarks on the Heritage Register
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    HERITAGE OTTAWA, By Leslie Maitland, Co-Chair

    The Heritage Inventory Project is a priority for the City of Ottawa. The Inventory Project was created to develop a proper Heritage Register to...

  • Coffman: Planning Committee and the Register
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    THE HTA BLOG / By Peter Coffman

    I addressed the City’s Planning Committee today as it met to vote on additions to the Heritage Register recommended last month by City staff. I blogged about...

  • Squeaky wheels get homes removed from heritage register, for now
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    CBC NEWS OTTAWA, By Laura Osman

    The City of Ottawa's planning committee added hundreds of properties to the city's heritage register, but agreed to hold off on eight buildings because the...

  • Heritage Ottawa Invites Applications for 2018 Gordon Cullingham Research & Publication Grant
    Wednesday, September 6, 2017


    Heritage Ottawa invites applications for the Gordon Cullingham Research and Publication Grant.  The grant program was created in 2008 and is named in honour of the late...

  • Heritage register confusion adds to anxiety for homeowners and advocates alike
    Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    Register could save hidden historic gems, but homeowners argue it makes selling home harder

    CBC News, By Laura Osman

    Just four years ago, Ottawa heritage consultant David Flemming walked...

  • The Heritage Register: Discussion Continues on CBC Ottawa Morning
    Tuesday, September 5, 2017


    Cities value their unique heritage. Cultural and ecological benefits aside, studies have shown that designated heritage properties perform better than average in the real...

  • A Tribute to Heritage Conservation Pioneers from Canada's National Capital Region
    Monday, August 28, 2017

    HERITAGE OTTAWA, By Mark Brandt and Carolyn Quinn

    Heritage Ottawa is pleased to share this remarkable video tribute that celebrates the contributions of eight heritage conservation "...

  • Coffman: Who's Afraid of Heritage?
    Friday, August 25, 2017
    Does the Past Have a Future in Ottawa?

    THE HTA BLOG / By Peter Coffman

    Early last year, the City of Ottawa began what’s known as the Heritage Inventory Project. The idea was to enable...

  • NCC faces deteriorating assets and lack of funding, audit finds
    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    CBC NEWS, By Kristy Nease

    The National Capital Commission (NCC) is falling behind on keeping its properties in good condition and didn't properly inform the government about the steps it...