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Proposed Communism Monument Would Put Justice Under A Shadow, Say Bar Association PresidentsFriday, March 27, 2015
GLOBE AND MAIL, Bar Association Presidents
The following open letter is signed by 17 former presidents of the Canadian Bar Asociation: Simon V. Potter, Bernard Amyot, Thomas G. Heintzman, L...
Letters to the Editor: Victims of Communism MemorialWednesday, March 25, 2015
Readers Share More Views on Communism MemorialCommemorations of Local Significance
Re: Victims of Communism was "not sufficiently a Canadian story," NCC told
Architects of the West Block's Ambitious Rethink Draw on Similar European ProjectsTuesday, March 24, 2015
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Maria Cook
The architecture team designing an addition to the West Block on Parliament Hil describes it as "both contemporary and yet respectful of the building which...
Heritage Designation to be Discussed for Mechanicsville Works SiteThursday, March 19, 2015
Ottawa's Built Heritage Sub-Committee is set to discuss heritage designation for a 70-year-old industrial building in Mechanicsville at its meeting next week.
A Walk Down Wellington Street: Exploring Ottawa's Contentious Communism MemorialThursday, March 19, 2015
THE GLOBE AND MAIL, By Alex Bozikovic
Parliament Hill, the Supreme Court of Canada … and the Memorial to the Victims of Communism. Strange as it sounds, that will be the sequence along...
Upcoming Heritage Events to be Hosted by Carleton UniversityWednesday, March 18, 2015
The Heritage Conservation program at the School of Canadian Studies, Carleton University invites the public to attend two upcoming heritage conservation events.
On Friday, March 20 the...
Memorial to Victims of Communism Didn't Meet Criteria, NCC Panel SaidWednesday, March 18, 2015
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Don Butler
A committee of experts advised the National Capital Commission six years ago that the theme of a proposed memorial recognizing the victims of communism was not...
Heritage Grant Program for Building Restoration: Apply by March 31Monday, March 16, 2015
Owners of designated heritage buildings are eligible to apply for restoration grants through the City of Ottawa's Heritage Grant Program for Building Restoration.
Architect Gilles Saucier to Speak at National GalleryThursday, March 12, 2015
The Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism presents the final speaker in this season's Forum Lecture Series, taking place on Monday, March 16 at 6:00pm at The National Gallery Auditorium....
Petition Launched to Oppose Location of Victims of Communism MemorialTuesday, March 10, 2015
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Blair Crawford
An online petition protesting the location of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism has garnered nearly 1,000 signatures and continues to grow, says one...