Taylor, community stakeholders address Michele Heights gun violence

Bay Coun. Mark Taylor, shown during a Dec. 11 press conference, met with community stakeholders, including Ottawa Community Housing staff and police, on Dec. 16 to discuss ongoing gun violence issues in the Michele Heights neighbourhood.

Short, medium term fixes outlined for Michele Heights gun violence problems

Police and Ottawa Community Housing are enacting new security measures in the Michele Heights community following high-profile instances of...

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Community to meet over violence concerns

Bay Coun. Mark Taylor speaks at a Dec. 11 news conference related to recent shootings in the west end. Behind him is police Chief Charles Bordeleau.

Community to meet over violence concerns

West-end residents concerned about gang violence and safety will be able to air their feelings at a public meeting being planned for...

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High-rise approved

The proposed development at 233 Armstrong St. was recently approved by the Ontario Municipal Board, overturning a city council decision to not allow an 18-storey building.

Controversial development gets go-ahead at OMB

A project fought by the Hintonburg community for years can now go ahead, thanks to a ruling by the Ontario Municipal Board.

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Civic Hospital neighbours tackle expansion plan at AGM

A 24-hectare parcel of near the intersection of Carling and Fisher avenues has been set aside for the future expansion of the Ottawa Hospital’s Civic campus. The area’s community association wants to know what residents think of the plan.

Civic Hospital neighbours tackle expansion plan at AGM

Judging by the response at their annual general meeting on Nov. 26, residents of the Civic Hospital neighbourhood have mixed feelings about...

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Friends of the Farm offering art during membership blitz

Prints of watercolours depicting the Central Experimental Farm’s historic buildings are being offered in this year’s Friends of the Farm fundraising membership drive. The images were painted by Ottawa artist Richard Raycraft.

Friends of the Farm offering art during membership blitz

The volunteer-driven organization tasked with preserving and promoting the Central Experimental Farm are adding an incentive for new and...

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More businesses for Bronson Avenue concerns residents

Bronson Avenue was reconstructed in 2012 and 2013 as an arterial road, but now a south-end community association president is worried the road's function as a traffic thoroughfare is threatened by a city plan to allow more businesses along Bronson's north end.

Concerns about commercial creep dominate zoning review

City planning staff has been working for months to create sought-after certainty in land uses, but some community activists were caught off...

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Hydro Ottawa gets innovative with help of HUB Ottawa

Hydro Ottawa president and CEO Bryce Conrad, left, joins HUB Ottawa representatives Jesse Cressman-Dickinson and Vinod Rajasekaran following an ‘idea jam’ held at HUB Ottawa headquarters on Nov. 22.

Hydro Ottawa gets innovative with help of HUB Ottawa

By its very nature, the relationship between an electricity utility and its customers isn’t normally the closest, but that doesn’t mean the...

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City ‘blindsided’ by NCC’s light-rail decision

National Capital Commission chairman Russell Mills announces the board’s decision on its conditions for light-rail along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway during a Nov. 21 press conference. Fred Gaspar, the NCC’s transportation co-ordinator and Arto Keklikian, principal transportation planner for the NCC, were also on hand.

City ‘blindsided’ by NCC’s light-rail decision

A train tunnel is the only way the National Capital Commission will allow the city to run light rail along the Sir John A. Macdonald...

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