So how significant is the high-rise report?
Here’s what constitutes good planning from the City of Ottawa’s so-called planning department.
City planning department is breaking with usual practice by not taking its high-rise report to planning committee before city council.
The Voter nails another good point right on the head:
Wow. Like you couldn’t see this coming.
You’ll remember that Mayor Jim Watson got Ottawa City Council to give himself and city manager Steve Kanellakos sole authority to negotiate a deal on LeBreton Flats.
This is a fiery note from a well-known Bulldog reader who chooses to remain anonymous:
Frequent Bulldog contributor Ron Benn takes an in-depth look as just who profits from big development.
Josh Kardish, Greater Ottawa Homebuilders Association president and developer, took on the issue of city planning czar John Moser’s retirement party and statements made about the gathering.
“City staff works hard to balance the will of city council (as reflected in adopted policy) with the pressures that are placed upon them by members of the development […]
Architect Barry Hobin calls on the private sector to play a part in modern planning in an op-ed article in the Citizen on Tuesday.
For those of us who were hoping against all hope that a new person atop the planning pyramid might usher in a revolution in that city department which badly […]
Barrhaven Councillor Jan Harder has a very bad temper. She also has a very warm heart.
The Citizen’s David Reevely says in one paragraph what The Bulldog has been saying for years:
Your agent had a very illuminating conversation with a person who was formerly intertwined in the city planning department.
Your agent has been calling it Transit-Oriented Deception.
Media personality and Facebook friend Laura Mainella sent out this note saying that Ottawa is becoming too crowded. Frequent Bulldog contributor Ron Benn picks up the discussion where Mainella […]
This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The year’s first meeting of the City’s Planning Committee today focused on transit-oriented development in Westboro and in Centretown. The Committee […]