Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Protect the Experimental FarmThursday, November 13, 2014
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Peter Anderson
The division of the Central Experimental Farm is an attack on heritage designations and federal science. On Nov. 3, John Baird announced the transfer of 60...
Heritage Conservation Architect Michael McClelland to Lecture at National GalleryThursday, November 13, 2014
The Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism is pleased to announce the next speaker in its Forum Lecture Series, taking place this Monday, November 17 at 6:00pm at The National Gallery...
Historic Bells Corners Hotel Tapped for Heritage DesignationWednesday, November 12, 2014
Heritage Ottawa is pleased to support the proposed designation of Hartin Hotel, formerly Al's Steakhouse, in Bell's Corners. This designation signals the growing interest in Ottawa's rural and...
The National Trust Expresses Concern for Future of Central Experimental FarmFriday, November 7, 2014
The National Trust for Canada is following with concern the federal government’s decision to transfer 60 acres of the Central Experimental Farm, National Historic Site of Canada to The Ottawa...
Letter: Build New Civic Campus, But Not on Experimental FarmThursday, November 6, 2014
OTTAWA CITIZEN, Letter to the Editor
Re: Civic Hospital To Be Rebuilt on Experimental Farm Property, Ottawa Citizen, November 3, 2014
"Although I support building a new Civic campus...
Central Experimental Farm's Management Plan Should Be RespectedWednesday, November 5, 2014
By Julie Harris
The Central Experimental Farm (CEF) is unique; it consists of almost 1,000 acres of land that has been methodically documented for decades. Research scientists know...
Experimental Farm's Historic Status Can't Stop Hospital PlansTuesday, November 4, 2014
OTTAWA CITIZEN, by David Reevely
The Central Experimental Farm’s status as a historic site can’t stop the federal government from leasing out a chunk of it for a new hospital, Ottawa’s...
60 Acres To Be Carved From The Central Experimental Farm, A National Historic Site of CanadaTuesday, November 4, 2014
By Leslie Maitland, Heritage Ottawa
The Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital on Carling Road is a Frankenstein among hospital buildings. A new facility is well warranted and the Ottawa...
Civic Hospital Campus to be Rebuilt on Experimental Farm PropertyMonday, November 3, 2014
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Dave Reevely
The Ottawa Hospital is getting 60 acres of federal property to rebuild its Civic campus on Carling Avenue, a long-term project the hospital’s chief executive...
Heritage Experts Review Bullet Damage in Centre BlockMonday, November 3, 2014
Heritage Ottawa joins all Canadians in mourning the loss of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who stood guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the morning of October 22, 2014. As we...