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"That's Not Progress": Stittsville Farm's Last Inhabitants Blast Developer's InactionTuesday, January 30, 2018
CBC NEWS OTTAWA | By Laurie Fagan145 Year Old Barn at Centre of Heritage Dispute Between City, Richcraft
At 86, Norma Craig has grown accustomed to seeing the landscape change around her,...
Grassroots group wants inquiry on Civic hospital site selectionWednesday, January 17, 2018
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Jon Willing
There should be an inquiry into the decision to use part of the Central Experimental Farm for a relocated Civic hospital campus, according to a retired judge...
Group calls for inquiry into Civic hospital moveWednesday, January 17, 2018Reimagine Ottawa says 2016 decision to move Civic campus to Sir. John Carling site lacked transparency
CBC NEWS | OTTAWA, By Laura Osman
A newly formed group of concerned residents is...
Fight to save historic Stittsville barn headed to courtTuesday, January 16, 2018
CBC NEWS, By Laura Osman
The City of Ottawa is taking Richcraft Homes to court, alleging the builder has neglected to make necessary repairs to a historic barn in the city's west end....
How to animate Sparks Street? 'There are no bad ideas,' mayor says at town hallSaturday, January 13, 2018
There's still time to have your say on the future of Sparks Street—take the online survey at ottawa.ca/sparksstreetplan or email your ideas to email@example.com .
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By...
Ashcroft faces Westboro wrath for convent redevelopment proposalThursday, January 11, 2018
FORMER CONVENT COULD BE PARTIALLY DEMOLISHED, RENTED OUT FOR COMMERCIAL USE
Ashcroft Homes presented its plans for the redevelopment of a 19th century convent to a room...
Mid-rise development proposed for former All Saints churchWednesday, January 10, 2018Church building was completed in 1900, designated a heritage property in 1998
CBC NEWS, By Matthew Kupfer
A community-led for-profit group is trying to preserve the community functions of...
'Deteriorated' Château Laurier Parking Garage Closed for Safety ReasonsThursday, January 4, 2018
CBC NEWS OTTAWA, By Joe Lofaro
The Fairmont Château Laurier has shut down its aging parking garage for safety reasons as its owners seek approval from the city to demolish it and build a...
City to consider request to tear down Château Laurier parking garageThursday, January 4, 2018
CTV NEWS OTTAWA, Ted Raymond, Newstalk 580 CFRA
The City’s Built Heritage sub-committee will be voting on an application next week that requests the old parking garage at the Fairmont...
Heritage Ottawa's New Book Featured on CBC RadioThursday, January 4, 2018
Our new book is a hit!
From Walk-Up to High Rise: Ottawa's Historic Apartment Buildings launched on December 13 to a standing-room only crowd at Dominion-Chalmers...