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

  • 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...

  • CHÂTEAU LAURIER: PROPOSED ADDITION GOES TO COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT ON SEPTEMBER 18
    Thursday, September 12, 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...

  • 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...

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