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

  • Parliament's West Block to Get New Look
    Friday, February 18, 2011


    The planned renewal of Parliament Hill’s West Block, including a new building in the courtyard, passed a milestone on Friday with approval of the...

  • 36 Hours In Ottawa
    Sunday, August 26, 2007

    THE NEW YORK TIMES, by Katie Arnold

    OTTAWA has always had image problems. Back in 1857, when it beat out its rivals Toronto and Montreal in a bid to become Canada's national capital, the...

  • "A Confluence of Circumstances" brought modernism to Ottawa
    Friday, May 26, 2006

    THE GLOBE AND MAIL, by Dave LeBlanc

    Once in a while, a reminder of modernism's awesome reach as an architectural movement -- into practically every city on the globe -- is in order. I'll...