Ottawa’s ‘intensification’ plan gets mixed reviews in Hintonburg and Mechanicsville
With the population of Ottawa on the rise, new zoning bylaws are being considered to add more units in Hintonburg and Mechanicsville.
Heron Gate tenants want more say in development of new units
Members of the Heron Gate community are seeking a legally binding community benefits agreement with the new land owners, Timbercreek Asset Management.
Trees get the chop as construction of Stage 2 of LRT proceeds through Carleton campus
Some Ottawa residents are upset about trees are being cut down in preparation for construction of Stage 2 of LRT. Will the LRT do its part in reducing greenhouses gases in Ottawa?
Green advocates welcome focus on sustainability in newest LeBreton Flats plan
The NCC’s most recent plan for the now empty 55-acre lot of LeBreton Flats has a focus on the environment and sustainability with a zero-carbon goal.
Public input helps shape design of Ottawa’s new central library
A detailed description of the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada joint facility that is projected to open to the public in 2024. This month concludes the pre-design and development stages of the initiative that has been ongoing throughout the duration of 2019.
Glebe’s Community Centre’s carbon-reduction project hailed as example to others
The historic Glebe’s community centre is nearing the finish line of a project that the community hopes will reduce the building’s carbon footprint by half.
Artists worry they’ll be displaced by redevelopment of historic Hintonburg bakery
The plan to redevelop a former bread factory on Gladstone Avenue has locals concerned.
Kilmorie House: City View residents lament loss of historic ‘green space’
A beloved historic property in a west-end Ottawa neighbourhood appears headed for a major development despite efforts by local residents to preserve the site as a community arts centre and green space. At a planning committee meeting on Nov. 14, residents in the City View neighbourhood lost a key vote to developer Joey Theberge, president of Theberge Homes, on the…