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  • January 6, 2023

    The Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) will conduct a Hearing regarding the proposed severance of 41 Rebecca Crescent, a property located at the corner of Combermere Lane, on Thursday, 26 January beginning at 10am. The Hearing...

  • October 19, 2022

    Re: Proposed 26-Storey Tower Development at Blair and Montreal Roads

    The outcome of the recent Case Management Conference regarding the Developer's Appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (...

  • October 7, 2022

    As scheduled, a Case Management Conference for the Developer/Applicant's Appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) took place on October 6.  This was the first formal event before the...

  • Left: Light colored Egg Masses on tree trunk. (Brown shapes are last year's pupae) Right: Removal technique.

    May 1, 2022

    Spongy moth egg masses have been found on trees in our neighbourhood.

    Formerly known as gypsy moths, these highly destructive and invasive pests pose a significant threat to trees and resulted in much egg-scraping, caterpillar...

  • Study area outlined in yellow. Image: NCC

    February 1, 2022

    The NCC is undertaking a 3 year planning process, with public consultation, for a renewed Sir George-Étienne Cartier riverfront park.

    The Park Plan focuses on a 13-kilometre stretch of federal land along the south shore of the...

  • Actual context, proposed tower at Montreal and Blair Roads / Image: Google Earth + Rendering by Roderick Lahey Architect Inc.

    January 14, 2022

    There's been no further news about the proposed tower development at 1649 Montreal Road since we reported on ...

  • View from Beckenham Lane. Rendering: Novatech

    January 12, 2022

    The RHPOA has learned of an early-stage development being planned for adjacent residential lots at 1765 Montreal Road and 9 Beckenham Lane.

    A 9-storey apartment building with 159 units is proposed along Montreal...

  • October 18, 2021

    At its meeting of September 10, 2021 Ottawa's Urban Design Review Panel considered the tower development proposed for the corner of Montreal Road and Blair. The Panel's recommendations are copied below.


  • September 12, 2021

    There was a strong resident turnout for the Community Information Session hosted by the City of Ottawa on Thursday, September 9 regarding the 26-storey tower proposed for the corner Montreal and Blair Roads.


  • August 27, 2021

    The City is developing a Climate Resiliency Strategy to address Ottawa’s vulnerability to climate change and identify strategies for adaptation and mitigation, the City is developing a Climate Resiliency Strategy. ...



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