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HERITAGE OTTAWA: LETTER TO PM | 24 SUSSEX DRTuesday, December 3, 2019
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 millionsThursday, 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...
Planning Committee Recommends Approval of New Subdivision at Historic Nepean EstateFriday, November 15, 2019
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...
These old houses: City's heritage inventory now in the booksWednesday, November 13, 2019
CBC NEWS, By Kate Porter
The City of Ottawa has wrapped up a massive inventory of buildings that have heritage value, a study that took several years to complete.
Lansdowne compromise could halt OSEG takeoverTuesday, November 5, 2019
Motion passed Tuesday calls for consultation, protects farmers market
CBC NEWS, By Joanne Chianello
A last-minute compromise passed at city hall Tuesday will slow — or possibly even...
Free Talk Traces "The Life, Death and Afterlives of Gothic Architecture"Monday, October 28, 2019
Fans of gothic architecture and gothic fiction have a double treat in store this Halloween night when architectural historian and Heritage Ottawa board member Peter Coffman...
OSEG wants to take over city-run side of Lansdowne ParkSunday, 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 additionWednesday, 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...
IMPORTANT PARTIAL VICTORY: Committee of Adjustment Ruling Denies "Minor Variance" for Château Laurier AdditionFriday, September 27, 2019
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...