General News

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

  • SPECIAL EVENT: A CELEBRATION OF OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE AND URBAN LANDSCAPE
    Monday, September 9, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa joins the Friends of the Château Laurier in co-sponsoring a special event in Major’s Hill Park this Sunday, September 15:

    A CELEBRATION OF OUR...

  • OTTAWA PREMIERE: "CITY DREAMERS" Profiles Four Pioneering Women of Architecture
    Sunday, September 8, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    On September 11, Women of Architecture | Capital Region (WOA!) and the Ottawa chapter of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) are proud to present the...

  • Special Forum Event: Can Compatible modern architecture be added to heritage buildings?
    Friday, August 30, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa, in collaboration with the Friends of the Château Laurier and Carleton University, invites you to a special Special Forum Event on September 5, 2019:

    Can...
  • PRIVATE AND PUBLIC FUNDING NETS $65,000.00 TO DATE FOR HERITAGE OTTAWA CHÂTEAU LAURIER CAMPAIGN
    Thursday, August 29, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | Media Release

    Heritage Ottawa  is pleased to announce that its recent fundraising campaign has raised $65,000 to date towards fighting the incompatible and insensitive...

  • More than half of Canadians want 24 Sussex Drive saved: Poll
    Monday, August 26, 2019

    OTTAWA SUN, By Antonella Artuso

    A majority of Canadians want the most famous residence in the country — 24 Sussex Drive — to be renovated rather than torn down, a new poll shows.

    The...

  • Barrack Hill: Archeologists dig into the Ottawa history beneath our feet
    Monday, August 19, 2019

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jacob Hoytema

    We’ve known all along that the history was beneath our feet. We just weren’t sure what it would look like.

    All summer, archeologists have been...

  • Restoration begins for heritage buildings destroyed in ByWard Market fire
    Thursday, August 8, 2019

    CBC NEWS, By Krystalle Ramlakhan

    Businesses in the ByWard Market that were destroyed by a fire in April can start the cleanup and restoration process soon.

    The William Street...

  • Will Parliament Finally Protect Historic Sites in Law?
    Tuesday, August 6, 2019

    Federal lawmakers have talked for years about a law to protect historic sites. The Château Laurier fiasco shows that it’s time to finally act.

    POLICY...

  • Heritage Ottawa hires lawyers to fight Château Laurier addition
    Wednesday, July 31, 2019

    CBC NEWS

    Ottawa heritage advocates have hired a legal team as they try to stop what they call an "inappropriate" addition to the Château Laurier hotel.

    The addition at the rear of...

  • Heritage Ottawa Retains Legal Counsel, Launches Fundraising Campaign to Save the Chateau Laurier
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | MEDIA RELEASE

    Heritage Ottawa  has retained legal representation in its ongoing efforts to protect the Château Laurier from a proposed inappropriate addition. Heritage...

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