General News

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

  • OSEG wants to take over city-run side of Lansdowne Park
    Sunday, October 27, 2019

    CBC NEWS, By Kate Porter

    Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) has made a pitch to expand its role at Lansdowne and take over the city-run urban park, but the local councillor fears...

  • Château Laurier, Heritage Ottawa appealing committee of adjustment decision on controversial hotel addition
    Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    The owner of the Château Laurier is appealing a committee of adjustment decision rejecting part of the company’s plan to build an addition on the north side...

  • Château Laurier addition now in limbo after variance rejected
    Friday, September 27, 2019

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Andrew Duffy

    The controversial addition to the Château Laurier is suddenly in a state of limbo after the city’s committee of adjustment rejected the hotel owner’s request...

  • Committee of Adjustment rejects "Minor Variance" for Château Laurier addition
    Friday, September 27, 2019
    CANTILEVERED SECTION TOO CLOSE TO MAJOR'S HILL PARK, COMMITTEE RULES

    CBC NEWS

    The planned expansion of the Château Laurier was dealt a blow Friday as the city's committee of adjustment said...

  • IMPORTANT PARTIAL VICTORY: Committee of Adjustment Ruling Denies "Minor Variance" for Château Laurier Addition
    Friday, September 27, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    In a unanimous ruling today, the Committee of Adjustment refused a "minor variance" for the Château Laurier addition.

    The ruling, which follows the Committee's...

  • FEDERAL ELECTION 2019: QUESTIONS FOR CANDIDATES
    Thursday, September 26, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Dear Friend of Canada’s Heritage,

    Thank you for posing these questions to federal candidates, at all candidates’ meetings or when candidates come knocking at your...

  • Minor variance or major monstrosity? Château wall request sparks outcry
    Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Committee of adjustment to issue a decision on September 27

    CBC NEWS, By Kate Porter

    Ottawa's committee of adjustment had likely never seen so many big names before.

    On...

  • CHÂTEAU LAURIER'S APPLICATION TO COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT "FATALLY FLAWED"
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    On September 18, the Committee of Adjustment will be considering an application by the owners of the Château Laurier for “minor variances” from the Heritage Overlay...

  • CHÂTEAU LAURIER: Heritage Ottawa Files Court Application Against Council Delegating Authority to Staff Over Hotel Addition
    Monday, September 16, 2019

    HERITAGE OTTAWA

    Heritage Ottawa’s legal representative, Michael S. Polowin, Gowling WLG, today filed a Notice of Application to Quash with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice that...

  • Fight over Château Laurier addition heading to court
    Monday, September 16, 2019

    CBC NEWS, By Matthew Kupfer

    Heritage Ottawa is arguing in a court application filed Monday that the city did not have the legal authority to put staff in the position to approve the Château...

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