General News

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

  • Mourning the loss of Jennifer Rosebrugh
    Saturday, November 18, 2017

    HERITAGE OTTAWA, By Carolyn Quinn

    It is with great sadness that we share news of the loss of Jennifer Rosebrugh, a long-time member and former president of Heritage Ottawa, who passed away...

  • Flora Hall Brewing Restores Historic Garage, Opens Taps in Heart of Centretown
    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    OTTAWA MAGAZINE | City Bites, By Sara Brown

    Flora Hall Brewing launched recently, welcoming guests to a two-floor, 120-seat space with lofty ceilings and a second-floor mezzanine with...

  • Battle of Rockcliffe Park: Is this house addition a blight on the stately community?
    Friday, November 10, 2017

    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing

    A proposed modern addition to a 90-year-old house overlooking McKay Lake in Rockcliffe Park has become the battleground for residents who fear city hall is...

  • Help Chart the Future of Ottawa's Cultural Sector
    Thursday, November 9, 2017


    The Ottawa Cultural Alliance (OCA) is a collaboration between six organizations, including Heritage Ottawa, working together to help strengthen and advance Ottawa's cultural...

  • Campanile church complex in Alta Vista sits like a ghost town, its future uncertain
    Monday, October 30, 2017

    OTTAWA MAGAZINE, By Lisa Gregoire

    Tim Murray carefully climbs the stairs in an abandoned church he designed more than 50 years ago on what were, in the 1960s, farm fields on the outskirts...

  • Heritage Ottawa Receives an Honour from The National Trust for Canada
    Monday, October 16, 2017


    Heritage Ottawa has been honoured with an award from the National Trust for Canada.

    Presented on Friday evening at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, The National...

  • Tobi Nussbaum on The Importance of "Getting our Main Streets Right"
    Friday, October 13, 2017


    Main streets often include heritage buildings that are important elements of a city's identity and character. But as our cities and towns inevitably intensify, it's critical...

  • Heritage Ottawa Invites Applications for 2018 Gordon Cullingham Research & Publication Grant
    Friday, October 6, 2017


    Heritage Ottawa invites applications for the Gordon Cullingham Research and Publication Grant.  The grant program was created in 2008 and is named in honour of the late...

  • Carleton University considering purchase of Dominion-Chalmers United Church
    Monday, October 2, 2017

    CENTRETOWN NEWS, By Kelly Millar and Nate Dove

    Carleton University has already received offers of major donations for the possible purchase of Dominion-Chalmers United Church as a...

  • New Book Published with help of Heritage Ottawa Cullingham Grant
    Friday, September 15, 2017


    A research project by Hagit Hadaya, a recipient of Heritage Ottawa's GORDON CULLINGHAM RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION GRANT, has culminated in the publication of a book, At Home...