City of Ottawa

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The city’s draft of its new Official Plan (OP) presents an overall positive, and at times ambitious, vision for our city’s evolution over the next few... more
Official Plan
City of Ottawa
Planning
ottpoli
Shawn Menard
Ottawa is faced with a serious decision regarding housing for its urbanizing population. Having declared a “Housing and Homelessness Emergency” on Jan. 22,... more
NCC
City of Ottawa
Ottawa River
Parkway
Foreign Embassies
Tobi Naussbaum
ottpoli
cdnpoli
The City's website "engage Ottawa" (https://engage.ottawa.ca/the-new-official-plan) divides the draft Official Plan into 21 topics, each with a one pager and... more
Official Plan
City of Ottawa
Public consultation
ottpoli
Too often health, environmental, economic, and social equity goals are pitched against each other, as though we can never have one without the other. However,... more
Urban Boundary
City of Ottawa
COVID19
Housing
Homelessness
Ottcity
climate change
Presentation to the City of Ottawa Ward Boundary Review: My name is Alex Cullen. I am currently President of the Belltown Neighbours Association, in Bay Ward,... more
ward boundaries
(Ottawa) – Today, Jim Watson presented the draft 2019 City of Ottawa budget. The most notable aspect of this budget is what it did not say. In Jim Watson’s... more
Mayor Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
2019 Municipal Budget
Ecology Ottawa
climate change
Environment
Ottcity
ottpoli
Today is the first day and it's a cold one. - 20C and -30 windchill. I'm heading to the GRC on Route 62 to begin a busy day of ward meetings. I'll be meeting... more
Ottawa City Council
public transit
Stittsville
City of Ottawa
OC Transpo
Glen Gower
My opinion of the tunnel and its extensions has always been it is too expensive, (8 billion), too difficult to build (cave ins) and too long to make happen (20... more
City of Ottawa
Development
LRT Rail
Housing
ottpoli
Commuting
After eight years away from City Hall, I returned to watch the debate over the three record heights proposed for buildings close to the new transit stop in... more
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
OttVote
ottpoli
Clive Doucet
Hintonburg
mayor
Ottawa Citizen
In a decision on 16 February, the Canadian Transportation Agency (part of the Federal Court system) gave the City of Ottawa two choices. It must take the steps... more
Moose Passenger Rail
City of Ottawa
Transportation
Prince of Wales Bridge
ottpoli
Mayor Jim Watson
Keith Egli
This week’s developments on the light-rail transit file have left me pondering questions about core roles and responsibilities in our democratic system. Much... more
LRT
City of Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson
2018 Municipal Budget
ottpoli
Tobi Nussbaum
governance
democracy
Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko joined members of the community and the Ottawa East Community Association today to... more
City of Ottawa
Old Ottawa East
Main Street
Sustainability
Transportation
Cycling
Safer Roads Ottawa
ottpoli
Complete Streets
Ottawa – A living legacy of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations will continue to grow in communities throughout Ottawa with today’s unveiling of the first... more
City of Ottawa
Canada 150
Canada 150 Maple Grove
Tree Ottawa
Ecology Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson
Jean Cloutier
David Chernushenko
Ottcity
ottpoli
In mid-April the Ottawa River was rising and by early May it was still rising at an unprecedented rate. By May 4th, areas were already flooding and it was... more
Does Ottawa Need a Community Land Trust Last fall, the City of Ottawa's  submission to the new national housing strategy consultation described a long standing... more
land trusts
affordable housing
City of Ottawa
ottpoli
urban planning
social housing

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