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

  • Heritage Ottawa Awards 2019 Cullingham Grants for Research and Publication
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa took advantage of the celebratory Heritage Day mood at City Hall on February 19 to present our annual Gordon Cullingham Research and Publication Grant to...

  • Booth Street Complex One Step Closer to Designation under Ontario Heritage Act
    Monday, February 11, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    A city staff report recommending designation of the Booth Street Complex as a property of cultural heritage value under the Ontario Heritage Act (OHA) received the support...

  • Ontario Backtracks on Bill 66: Contentious Content Affecting Environment, Heritage to be Deleted from Second Reading
    Thursday, January 31, 2019

    BILL 66 AND ALL THAT

    OHA+M BLOG (Ontario Heritage Act and More), By Dan Schneider

    I have been putting off writing about Bill 66, the proposed Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act...

  • Heritage Ottawa to Co-Host NCC Urbanism Lab on Adaptive Reuse
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa is pleased to co-host a two-part event at the next NCC Urbanism Lab.

    Reuse and Renewal: Designing Futures for Historic Places

    Thursday, February 14,...

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: 14TH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT HERITAGE CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM
    Sunday, January 20, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    The School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies invites submissions from related scholars and practitioners of Architecture, Curatorial Studies, Engineering, Heritage...

  • It's Time to Get Moving on 24 Sussex
    Thursday, January 17, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    More than ten years have passed since an Auditor General's report called for urgent repairs to 24 Sussex, the official residence of Canada's prime ministers.  Designated by...

  • GOVERNMENT RESPONDS TO PETITION E-1778
    Thursday, January 17, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Last November, Liberal MP John Aldag tabled Petition E-1778 (National Historic Sites) calling upon the Minister of Environment and Climate Change to work with the Minister...

  • Les Prix du Québec honours Dr. Christina Cameron
    Friday, December 14, 2018

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa warmly congratulates Dr. Christina Cameron on her recent award of the Prix-Gérard Morisset 2018 for Heritage, one of the cultural awards bestowed by Les Prix...

  • STUDENT EXHIBITION continues the discussion of forthcoming Château Laurier addition
    Sunday, December 9, 2018

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    An exhibition of alternative designs for an addition to the Château Laurier Hotel, created by students of Carleton University's Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism,...

  • Coffman: Re-Framing the Question
    Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    THE HTA BLOG, By Peter Coffman

    I’ve believed for a long time that the proposed addition to the Château Laurier was based on faulty premises that need to be re-thought.  So, just what are...

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