Development

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Many Ottawa residents may think that City Council has the final say on planning and development issues within the City of Ottawa. This is not true. In... more
Ontario Muncipal Board
OMB
Planning
Development
2014 Municipal election
Communities
Jeff Morrison
Sommerset Ward
City Council
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
Dear Friends,   Yesterday, the Government of Ontario released the Provincial Policy Statement 2014.  This is the government's consolidated policies for growth... more
2014 Provincial Policy Statement
Communities
Development
urban planning
Liberal Party of Ontario
Over the past 10 years we have seen an unprecedented development boom in our city. Much of the development in Somerset Ward has been in the form of condo... more
Planning
Development
City of Ottawa
Sommerset Ward
City of Ottawa policy
Ottawa Public Library
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
Friends, This Wednesday, Ottawa City Council will vote on whether to reduce the amount of oversight on Lansdowne's redevelopment. The proposal is that from now... more
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
sole sourcing
Development
Ottawa
OSEG
Minto
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Council
FEDCO
It certainly isn’t as simple as Councillors or the Planning Department being “in the pocket of the developer.” There seems to be a combination of things that... more
Planning
Development
Corruption
governance
City of Ottawa
Jim Watson
Peter Hume
Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)
Official Plan
Campaign donations
Community Design Plan
Jay Baltz
Hi Ottawa residents, I'm trying to make sense of this. Can you help? What do you think? Marie Antoinette likely never said "Let them eat cake", but Ottawa... more
What a firestorm on Twitter over a plot of land being chainsawed in Kanata South. First #KanataINFO reported that a forest was being clearcut by a condo... more
 
April 24, 2013
Katimavik
Kanata
Ottawa
Development
Environment
Dear Mayor Watson and Ottawa City Councillors, As you know, Claridge is proposing to add five storeys to the existing 11-storey Union du Canada building... more
Development
Planning
Heritage
Byward Market
Lowertown
Claridge Homes
Heritage Conservation District
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
In the middle of the last century, “urban renewal” peaked as the cutting edge of urban planning. Renewal referred not to restoration or renovation of... more
Development
Intensification
Jay Baltz
Ottawa
Planning
City of Ottawa
Jim.Watson@ottawa.ca April 23,2013 Dear Mayor Watson, I received your response to my letter of April 9, 2013, urging you and City Council to “prohibit new... more
Development
Official Plan
Conservation
Ottawa
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Council
Land use
Rural
Sustainability
Greenhouse Gases
Dear Friends, After pounding the pavement over the last few weeks The Ottawa Taxpayer Advocacy Group believes they have the secret recipe to reshape the... more
 
By OTAG
April 10, 2013
OTAG
Kevin MacDonald
Waterfront Ottawa
Waterfront Toronto
Mark Brandt
David Chernushenko
To: Ken Gray As most of you are aware, there is a condo to be built on the corner of Greenbank Road and Craig Henry Drive. Over a year ago, a builder purchased... more
Development
Intensification
community
Ottawa
City Council
Greenbank Road
Nepean
Craig Henry
Ken Gray
Phoenix Homes
If my experience in Toronto living in a highrise condo is any example, I would say that highrises sterilize the environment in which they are located. They... more
Development
Skyscrapers
Condos
Ottawa
Downtown Ottawa
Sterile environment
Urban wildlife
Parks
Life
NIMBY. Not In My Back Yard. It’s a potent label, convenient for dismissing local residents’ concerns and marginalizing people who want what’s best for their... more
David Chernushenko
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
NIMBY
YIMBY
Communities
Intensification
Public consultation
Capital Ward

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