The controversial Memorial to the Victims of Communism — to be titled Canada, a Land of Refuge — is one step closer to being built.
When a group of 40 people arrived spontaneously at St. Anthony’s Soccer Club on Sunday, Sept. 18 to enjoy an Italian brunch, the special event’s organizer was thrilled, bustling around to accommodate them among the 200 others already in attendance, including Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and other municipal and provincial politicians.
Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney is reaching out to the public for ideas about where to plant a grove of 150 maple trees to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation next year.
A local bird conservation group had ruffled feathers after seeing the proposed renovations for the Fairmont Château Laurier — a controversial glass and steel expansion that could be deadly for Ottawa’s avian population.