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Local entrepreneurs: P.U.! Purple Urchin

by Janet Penny When the initials of your business name spell P.U., how does making luxurious soap bring success? Purple Urchin is an established Centretown small business that has burgeoned from home-based to having its own storefront in Chintatown, at…

Provincial affairs: New planning rules

by Yasir Naqvi MPP for Ottawa Centre In cities across Ontario, the issue of sustainable development and intensification has been widely discussed. This is particularly true in our community, where recent development projects have created much debate on sustainable, balanced,…

DCA President’s report: March

by Michael Powell Save Little Italy OMB Appeal The Ontario Municipal Board appeal for the high-rise development on Norman Street will have its first hearing in the middle of April, and the community is in final preparations, having held successful…