From the mayor’s desk: NCC and the city

by Mayor Jim Watson I have long been an advocate for reform at the National Capital Commission (NCC). Since being elected mayor in 2010, it has become more apparent to me that change is required or else we risk hindering…

Skyline: The quest for public space

by Robert Smythe Centretown is a neighbourhood bereft of well-designed public spaces with great places to sit. Each new development has presented an opportunity to create new pocket parks, but the record is spotty. Is it possible to construct new…