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My name is Jason (Rotisken:rakehte) Arbour, I am Indigenous to the Ottawa-Gatineau region of Canada. I have been appointed Rotisken:rakehte by my immediate... more
Kaniengehaga of Kana:tso
Kana:tso
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Chaudière Falls
National Capital
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On Friday, March 12, a door into Ottawa’s new Official Plan closed. That was the formal deadline for comments on the draft tabled by city staff in November,... more
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urban planning
urban sprawl
Intensification
“Based on expert opinion released publicly a week ago, our community association believes there is a risk of significant harm to our densely populated... more
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zoning orders
Development
What is missing in the draft Official Plan released last November?  The list is long but here are some highlights, and why they matter. First and foremost, the... more
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Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
Remarkably, the best stuff is in the environment area.  There are some good policies on increasing resiliency against extreme heat.  The overall goal for the... more
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Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
What is meaningful consultation? This question is at the root of much of the recent debate about Ottawa’s new Official Plan, at Council, in the media and among... more
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Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
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
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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
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(OTTAWA) – On January 16, on the heels of a May 2020 decision to expand Ottawa's urban boundary, city planners released a draft report recommending the... more
climate change
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sustainable development
sprawl
The Nepean Provincial and Federal Green Party riding associations of Ontario and Canada are calling on Rick Chiarelli to step down from his position as City... more
Rick Chiareli
Nepean Greens
Green Party of Ontario
Green Party of Canada
Ottawa City Council
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Ottawa
The City of Ottawa has released its annual greenhouse gas emissions inventories in the lead-up to the December 15, 2020 meeting of the Standing Committee of... more
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climate change
Environment
Ecology Ottawa
Ottawa City Hall
1) Do not expand the urban boundary. Recently, Ottawa approved another large expansion of its urban boundary, adding houses to the periphery. It will cause... more
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Budget
climate change
Homelessness
Last week, Ottawa’s racialized communities and women across cultures looked for a gesture of solidarity from Ottawa Police Services members. To vote Matt Skof... more
Ottawa Police Services
Unions
Matt Skof
Policing
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Canadian law
Eli El-Chantiry
On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Mayor Jim Watson presented the City of Ottawa’s draft 2021 budget. As the mayor noted, 2020 has been a year unlike any other in... more
Ottawa
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climate change
On May 26, the mayor and a majority on Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl. This was the most important environmental vote this term... more
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urban sprawl
climate change
democracy

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