Mark your calendars for the CCCA annual general meeting

Mark your calendars! The Centretown Citizens Community Association (CCCA) Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at St. Theresa Church, 95 Somerset West from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Entrance is on Somerset, 2nd door down from Cartier.  Signs will be posted. Doors…

The Skyline: The Sparks Street experiment

by Robert Smythe Sparks Street’s first pedestrian mall was the boldest example of tactical urbanism the city is ever likely to see. Between the final streetcar run rumbling down Sparks Street on May 31, 1959, and Canada’s first pedestrian mall’s…

Populace in tranquility

by Stephen Thirlwall The Canada 150 experience in Ottawa has been quite rich. Many of these events (e.g., Canada Day and its fireworks, La Machine) were very high energy events. However, there was one – Populace – which was quiet…