General News

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

  • Heritage Ottawa Annual General Meeting: May 25
    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Heritage Ottawa invites you to attend its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 25 at the Glebe Community Centre. 

    General business will be conducted from 7:00 to 7:30 pm, followed by a...

  • In Close Vote, City Council Says 'No' to Rockcliffe Park Heritage Demolition
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Matthew Pearson

    The year-old plan that protects Rockcliffe Park’s heritage buildings passed its first test on Wednesday when city council rejected an application to...

  • Your Voice Matters: Ottawa's Designated Heritage at Risk
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    UPDATE | May 24:  Ottawa City Council has voted in favour of the recommendations of city staff, the Built Heritage Subcommittee and Heritage Ottawa to refuse the demolition...

  • OMB changes will save community groups money, advocates say
    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    CBC RADIO'S OTTAWA MORNING | CBC NEWS

    Hearings were long and expensive under old rules, says Hintonburg Community Association Member

    Proposed changes to the Ontario Municipal Board will...

  • Mayor Welcomes Proposed Changes to Ontario Municipal Board Process
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    METRO NEWS OTTAWA, By Haley Ritchie

    The Ontario government is planning to replace the controversial Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) with a new system for planning appeals that would embolden...

  • Winning Design Announced for the Victims of Communism Memorial
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    CBC NEWS OTTAWA

    The winning design for a memorial to the victims of communism in downtown Ottawa has been chosen.

    Toronto architect and artist Paul Raff created the design with...

  • Analysis: Why changes to the OMB may force council to own its planning decisions
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    CBC NEWS OTTAWA, By Joanne Chianello

    After a years-long process involving Ottawa municipal officials, community groups and landlords, a community design plan was approved for Wellington...

  • Heritage Ottawa: A Day-Trip to Historic Perth
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Some thirty members, volunteers and other heritage enthusiasts joined Heritage Ottawa on Saturday, May 13 for an enjoyable day-trip to historic Perth, Ontario.

    A...

  • Former War Museum on Sussex Drive Ready to Reopen as the Global Centre for Pluralism
    Monday, May 15, 2017

    UPDATE | MAY 16:  See a livestream of the Grand Opening of the new Global Centre for Pluralism with the Aga Khan and dignitaries, beginning at 10:30 am.

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Matthew Pearson...

  • New Global Centre for Pluralism Combines Timeless Design and Heritage Details
    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    UPDATE | MAY 16:  See a livestream of the Grand Opening of the new Global Centre for Pluralism with the Aga Khan and dignitaries, beginning at 10:30 am.

    OTTAWA MAGAZINE, By Hattie Klotz...

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