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NCC Unveils Draft Linear Waterfront Park Plan

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites you to attend a roaming workshop on the plan for the proposed Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway waterfront linear park. The proposed concept takes advantage of the spectacular corridor landscape and views, river heritage, ecology and experiences that reconnect people with the river.

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Stand Up To Gov’t On Monument: Padolsky

This is a letter to National Capital Commission design committee chairman Larry Beasley from noted Ottawa architect Barry Padolsky:

MEMORIAL TO THE VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM, OTTAWA

An open letter  to the NCC Advisory Committee on Planning Design and Realty (ACPDR) 

Dear  Chairman Beasley and ACPDR members,

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NCC Board OKs Buried Light Rail On Parkway

nccThis is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The Board of Directors of the National Capital Commission (NCC) approved today, at its public meeting, the “100-day agreement” to allow the City of Ottawa’s western light rail transit (LRT) extension to be fully buried under the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway.

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NCC Board To Meet

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites the public and the media to attend its public Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the NCC’s headquarters.

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Plamondon Takes NCC Leave

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The National Capital Commission (NCC) confirms that Mr. Bob Plamondon will take a leave of absence to run as a candidate in the next federal election. 

Mr. Plamondon was appointed to the NCC’s Board on May 14, 2014 for a four-year term.

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Cross-Country Skiing Season Extended

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

With the colder spring temperatures and recent snowfalls, this year’s cross-country ski and snowshoe season in Gatineau Park, which usually ends on March 31, will continue until April 6.

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NCC Plans Capital Lighting

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites the public and the media to attend a workshop to assist in the development of an illumination plan for the core of Canada’s Capital.

This plan will create a holistic vision for nighttime illumination of both public and private buildings, as well as infrastructure and public art.

This presentation will also highlight UNESCO’s 2015 International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, which is raising awareness about how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health.

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LRT To Be Buried Along Macdonald Parkway

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This map provided by the NCC shows the route of the western extension of Ottawa’s light-rail project.

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

A Working Group comprised of representatives from the National Capital Commission (NCC) and the City of Ottawa has reached an agreement in principle that would allow the City’s western light rail transit (LRT) extension to be fully buried under the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. This integrated solution meets the NCC’s conditions and the City of Ottawa’s affordability requirements, while advancing the creation of a waterfront linear park.

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End Of 100-day Rail Consultation Nears

This is an email from Bulldog reader Sam Armstrong:

Dear Ken,

The John Baird-Jim Watson Nov. 27 joint press release indicated they would have 100 days of consultation regarding the second phase of LRT and route allocation as it pertains to National Capital Commission land.  My understanding given Nov 27 was the 331st day of 365 days in 2014, the 100th day of this agreement is March 7 or the 66th day of 2015.
 

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Harder On LeBreton: Top 10 List

Harder

Harder

Ahh, planning committee chairwoman Jan Harder. Yes, Jan Harder.

Glebe residents weep when they hear that name.

For Harder has that suburban ethos. Build big things all over the place as long as everyone has a driveway, a garage, four lanes of open road and a backyard.

Doesn’t matter how it looks or how it affects neighbourhoods outside her beloved mecca of autos, Barrhaven. Global warming? Piffle.

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Lord Elgin Goes To Lord Elgin

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

Thursday, Dr. Mark Kristmanson, chief executive officer of the National Capital Commission (NCC), and David Smythe, general manager of Ottawa’s landmark Lord Elgin Hotel, unveiled a portrait of the 8th Earl of Elgin, who served as governor general from 1847 to 1854, and for whom the hotel was named. The portrait, on loan from the NCC’s Crown Collection of the official residences of Canada, now hangs in the hotel’s lobby.

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NCC Narrows LeBreton Bidders To Four

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The National Capital Commission (NCC) is announcing today the proponents who will be invited to propose plans for the future of LeBreton Flats, one of the largest and most significant development sites in the core of Canada’s Capital.

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Big LeBreton News From NCC Today

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The media is invited to a press conference to announce the proponents who will be invited to develop detailed proposals for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats.

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Poilievre’s NCC Ambitions: Top 10 List

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Poilievre

Ah Pierre Poilievre, that young man on the rise.

The Nepean-Carleton MP, now senior cabinet minister and in charge of the National Capital Commission, has only known, like so many senior Tories, school and politics.

As a 35-year-old man of ambition and a strong advocate for the private sector because he learned it in books, Poilievre now is a major hitter in eastern Ontario and in the Harper cabinet.

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Nicholson Gets Foreign Affairs, Poilievre NCC

This is a release from the Prime Minister’s Office:

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the following changes to the Ministry at a swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall:

The Honourable Robert Douglas Nicholson, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, will continue the Government’s efforts to ensure that Canada’s foreign policy reflects true Canadian values and advances Canada’s national interests.

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Animal Attack Warning Lifted In Greenbelt

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

The National Capital Commission (NCC) took preventative measures this week and advised residents, farmers and users of the Greenbelt to be extra cautious as there had been, last weekend, an incident involving an attack on a horse in the Woodroffe Avenue area of the Greenbelt. Since then, monitoring of the area has been ongoing and no incidents or sightings were reported. 

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