DCA Report: May-June

by Archie Campbell Apologies to Buzz readers for the lack of a DCA report last issue. I’ll try to cover the highlights of our last two meetings and report anything I missed in the next issue. New Executive The community…

Preserving our heritage buildings

by Nancy Oakley One of the biggest challenges to conserving our heritage resources is our own planning. Communities across the province have seen their heritage character eroded by insensitive development when heritage is not effectively incorporated into planning processes. It…

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…