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DCA vigilant over development

by Zsofia Orosz DCA Secretary At our meeting on April 3, 2012, discussions about developments in our neighbourhood continued. City Council is looking to change small scale infill zoning regulations. They want to ensure that when land is subdivided in…

Planning for Centretown, then and now

by Daniel Mullaly A long, long time ago planners were calling for the death of Centretown. The city’s future, it was predicted, lay in the growth of the suburbs. Kanata, Gloucester, Nepean and Orleans were all expanding, one subdivision after…

New Canadians facing various health challenges

By Christina Marchant and Émilie Sartoretto, Centretown CHC When newcomers arrive in our communities, they are generally in better health than the Canadian-born population. But, over time, this health advantage, the “healthy immigrant effect,” tends to wear away and newcomers’ health…

Centretown continues to evolve

David Gladstone / The BUZZ

By David Gladstone City editor A constant challenge for Centretowners is the ongoing development of our mature community. And the fact that we are a mature community — all of our land area was developed and our roads built by…

The Gouda Life: banoffee parfaits

Kelly Brisson / The BUZZ

By Kelly Brisson There are bananas all over our tiny kitchen. Under ripe, edibly ripe, and far, far past their prime. They are everywhere. Typically, I’ll make a loaf or two of banana bread, the variety depending on what happens…