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On 26 July 2021 Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna, Chief Whiteduck from Kitigan Zibi, the mayors of Ottawa and Gatineau, NCC’s Chief Executive Officer, and... more
NCC
City of Ottawa
Foreign Embassies
green space
Parks
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Scott Moffat
Tobi Nussbaum
Glen Gower
Jim Watson
Catherine McKenna
"Introduction: Municipal governments are often described as the level of government most accessible to its citizens, the government whose services touch... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ottawa
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"Two years ago, in a report to the City of Ottawa’s Corporate Services & Economic Development Committee and City Council, I prepared an analysis of the... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal elections
Ottawa
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The city’s draft of its new Official Plan (OP) presents an overall positive, and at times ambitious, vision for our city’s evolution over the next few... more
Official Plan
City of Ottawa
Planning
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Shawn Menard
  Ottawa, ON, April 30, 2021 -- The  Alexandra Bridge Coalition proposes that the Alexandra Bridge be retained for its national heritage value and significance... more
Alexandra Bridge
Heritage Ottawa
Sustainability
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My name is Jason (Rotisken:rakehte) Arbour, I am Indigenous to the Ottawa-Gatineau region of Canada. I have been appointed Rotisken:rakehte by my immediate... more
Kaniengehaga of Kana:tso
Kana:tso
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Chaudière Falls
National Capital
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On Friday, March 12, a door into Ottawa’s new Official Plan closed. That was the formal deadline for comments on the draft tabled by city staff in November,... more
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urban planning
urban sprawl
Intensification
“Based on expert opinion released publicly a week ago, our community association believes there is a risk of significant harm to our densely populated... more
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zoning orders
Development
What is missing in the draft Official Plan released last November?  The list is long but here are some highlights, and why they matter. First and foremost, the... more
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Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
Remarkably, the best stuff is in the environment area.  There are some good policies on increasing resiliency against extreme heat.  The overall goal for the... more
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Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
What is meaningful consultation? This question is at the root of much of the recent debate about Ottawa’s new Official Plan, at Council, in the media and among... more
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Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
Have you noticed? The days are getting longer. Soon enough, the snow will melt and - with a successful vaccine rollout - we may return to... more
Ottawa is faced with a serious decision regarding housing for its urbanizing population. Having declared a “Housing and Homelessness Emergency” on Jan. 22,... more
NCC
City of Ottawa
Ottawa River
Parkway
Foreign Embassies
Tobi Naussbaum
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The City's website "engage Ottawa" (https://engage.ottawa.ca/the-new-official-plan) divides the draft Official Plan into 21 topics, each with a one pager and... more
Official Plan
City of Ottawa
Public consultation
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(OTTAWA) – On January 16, on the heels of a May 2020 decision to expand Ottawa's urban boundary, city planners released a draft report recommending the... more
climate change
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sustainable development
sprawl

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