General News

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

  • Plan for the Ottawa Hospital's new Civic Campus under scrutiny at marathon city hall meeting
    Friday, October 1, 2021

    CTV NEWS Ottawa | by Jeremie Charron

    The plan for the Ottawa Hospital's new Civic Campus came under scrutiny Friday during a marathon meeting at Ottawa City Hall.

    Traffic, trees...

  • Planning committee to vote Monday on master plan for new Civic hospital
    Friday, October 1, 2021

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, by Taylor Blewett

    Planning committee will decide Monday whether to endorse The Ottawa Hospital’s master site plan for its next-generation Civic campus on the eastern corner...

  • Should the feds 'save' the Alexandra Bridge? Some Ottawa-Gatineau candidates think so
    Saturday, September 18, 2021

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, by Taylor Blewett

    A group working to dissuade the federal government from its plan to tear down and replace the aged Alexandra Bridge, a key element of the National Capital...

  • Pont Alexandra: une majorité de candidats en faveur de sa préservation
    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    Le Droit | Julien Paquette | 15 septembre 2021

    La Coalition pour le pont Alexandra dit avoir obtenu l’appui d’une majorité des candidats aux élections fédérales à Ottawa et Gatineau pour...

  • Media Release: Coalition Calls on Election Candidates to Take a Position on the Alexandra Bridge
    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    The Alexandra Bridge Coalition has asked candidates from the major political parties in the National Capital region for their position on the future of the bridge. The Coalition has called on all...

  • Naqvi proposes protection law for Experimental Farm while Civic Hospital project rolls on
    Friday, September 3, 2021

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    Yasir Naqvi’s fight to become the MP for Ottawa Centre includes a promise to legislate the protection of the Central Experimental Farm as plans move ahead to...

  • Mayfair Theatre Owner Surprised Historic Building Up for Sale
    Wednesday, September 1, 2021

    CBC News | Ottawa

    The owner of the Mayfair Theatre says he's been caught off guard by news that the historic building housing his cinema has been listed for sale.

    The building,...

  • Canada has Occasional Policy, But No Effective Statutes to Protect Heritage Structures
    Wednesday, August 18, 2021

    We are the only G7 country that doesn’t protect or reuse heritage buildings. Perhaps we should heed the lessons of Roman Emperor Majorian.

    By Marc Denhez and Ken Grafton | Originally...

  • Heritage Ottawa Announces the Recipients of 2021 Gordon Cullingham Grants
    Friday, August 6, 2021


    Heritage Ottawa is pleased to announce the awarding of three Gordon Cullingham Research and Publication Grants.

    The Friends of the Central Experimental Farm, a...

  • Protesters Decry the Paving of Paradise to put up a Parking Lot (and Hospital)
    Monday, July 5, 2021

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Bruce Deachman

    Passing cars honked in support as one of about 100 protesters who gathered at Dow’s Lake at noon on Sunday waved a large Joni Mitchell-inspired placard...