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Dear Editor (Ottawa Citizen): With the resignation of Kanata North Councillor Jenna Sudds upon her election to Parliament, City Council must fill her seat and... more
City Council
By-election
Kanata North
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Ottawa
Further comments related to the City of Ottawa's proposed new Official Plan.  See PDF below to read or download the text. 
Ottawa official plan
Development
Ottcity
Ottawa
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Dear Editor (Ottawa Citizen), Jon Willing's article on the City's recent mapping of neighbourhoods as part of its Official Plan review (Maps illustrate... more
Official Plan
FCA
Intensification
Ottcity
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Report and analysis by Daniel Buckles (Champlain Park) and Pat Turk (Mechanicsville) On 26 July 2021 Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna, Chief Whiteduck from... 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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"In the 2003 municipal election for the City of Ottawa’s 22 council seats (Mayor plus 21 ward councillors) a remarkable thing happened: every incumbent... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
municipal election finances
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

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