General News

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

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