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

  • Senator caps lifelong fight by taking aim at Château Laurier addition
    Thursday, December 26, 2019

    THE CANADIAN PRESS, By Lee Berthiaume

    A soon-to-be-retired senator has taken his decades-long fight to protect important heritage buildings to “the heart of the nation,” where his final act...

  • HERITAGE OTTAWA SUPPORTS PRIVATE SENATE BILL TO PROTECT HISTORIC BUILDINGS NEAR PARLIAMENT HILL
    Friday, December 13, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA | Media Advisory

    Ottawa, ON, December 13, 2019 – This past Tuesday, the Hon. Serge Joyal introduced a private member's bill into the Senate, Bill S-203 “An Act to amend the...

  • Senator wants NCC to have power to limit development near Parliament Hill
    Thursday, December 12, 2019

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Tom Spears

    Serge Joyal will leave the Senate in February, but first he wants to give the National Capital Commission power to regulate development near Parliament Hill....

  • This Holiday Season, we’re thankful for your support!
    Thursday, December 12, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    With help from the Friends of the Château Laurier and people from across the country, Heritage Ottawa achieved our goal of raising $150,000!

    Thanks to hundreds of...

  • Old Ottawa bread factory, home to arts collective, in line for heritage designation
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019

    Heritage designation will help guide the restoration of the historic building as part of its integration into new mixed-use development site. Read more.

    GLOBAL NEWS, By Beatrice Britneff...

  • An Open Letter to Ministers Responsible for Heritage in National Capital
    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    On December 2, Heritage Ottawa submitted an open letter to the Hon. Anita Anand, Minister of Public Works and Procurement Canada with responsibility for the National Capital...

  • HERITAGE OTTAWA: LETTER TO PM | 24 SUSSEX DR
    Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    On December 2, Heritage Ottawa submitted a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding the future of 24 Sussex Drive. The letter was copied to the leaders of the...

  • Belliveau: Election's over. Now, who will stand up for Canada’s national heritage?
    Saturday, November 30, 2019

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Richard Belliveau

    A new federal cabinet has been named. Now, who will stand up for our national heritage in the capital?

    Canadians are shocked that there is no...

  • Demolition by neglect: Vacant 24 Sussex costing taxpayers millions
    Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Heritage Ottawa's Leslie Maitland appeared on CTV News today to comment on the ongoing "demolition by neglect" of 24 Sussex Drive.

    CLICK HERE for the video segmment at CTVnews.ca

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  • Planning Committee Recommends Approval of New Subdivision at Historic Nepean Estate
    Friday, November 15, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa submitted a written appeal to the city's Planning Committee this week, urging it to delay recommendation of the Zoning Bylaw Amendment and Plan of...

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