News

Heritage Ottawa posts breaking heritage news, and reports on our local advocacy efforts at Built Heritage Subcommittee and Planning Committee at Ottawa City Hall.

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  • Editorial: It's time to re-examine the role the city plays in preserving our heritage buildings
    Saturday, August 11, 2018
    OTTAWA CITIZEN EDITORIAL BOARD There is no doubt Ottawans value their heritage buildings. The long-running debate over an addition to the Chateau Laurier and the even-longer-running discussion about...
  • Flemming: Ottawa needs more robust rules to preserve its heritage buildings
    Saturday, August 4, 2018
    OTTAWA CITIZEN, By David B. Flemming The recent partial collapse of the late 19th-century Magee House – a heritage designated building on Wellington Street West – raises the question of how effective...