Sir John Carling approved for new Civic hospital site

After months of controversy and deliberation, the new Civic super-hospital has found its future home at the former site of the Sir John Carling

Building on the eastern edge of the Experimental Farm.

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly approved the site Friday. She said in a statement that she’s asking federal officials to, “make all the necessary preparations to make this land available as the future location.” read more

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Light to shine on historic cataract

pg03-n-chaudiereChaudière Falls, just north of the Canadian War Museum, are to be illuminated to mark Canada 150. Cody MacKay, Centretown NewsTo mark Canada’s 150th birthday, the Ottawa 2017 group organizing the city’s celebrations will shine a spotlight — literally — on one of the capital’s most controversial places.

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