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Category: Development

Development

Frustrated safe cycling advocates say city report on high-risk intersections shows need for urgent action

Cycling advocates say they are frustrated by the City of Ottawa’s Cycling Safety Review of High-Volume Intersections, a newly released report identifying dangerous intersections and recommending changes to prevent vehicle-cyclist collisions. The review was undertaken in response to inquiries posed by Mayor Jim Watson and former Cumberland Ward councillor Stephen Blais in May 2019 after a 60 year old male…

Development

Massive three-tower residential project in Little Italy to include coveted grocery store

The fast-growing downtown neighborhood of Little Italy will soon see another major property development after Ottawa council approved plans by Arnon Corp. for three residential towers with 550 units, a ground-floor grocery store and a “large public plaza” at the corner of Preston and Beech streets. Usually big, complex developments have residents lined up to express concerns at committee meetings….