The Draft Community Design Plan and tall buildings

by Joan Spice CCCA Planning and Development Review Committee The Centretown Citizens Community Association (CCCA) will host a public meeting on Wednesday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the McNabb Community Centre to examine the draft Community Design Plan (CDP)…

More tall buildings in our future

by Dan Mullaly The chairman of the Ottawa Planning Committee, Councillor Peter Hume, has been an ardent supporter of tall buildings for more than 10 years. He believes Ottawa cannot continue to grow out and that the only alternative is…

Boulevard of Blooms: Elgin Street blossoms

by David Gladstone and Kathryn Hunt Chris Blais, owner of Woody’s, poses with his favourite tulip. Thanks to Keith Loiselle, owner of Woody’s Urban Pub, and his fellow Elgin Street business owners, this year’s Tulip Festival includes flowering and man-made…