The Greenspace Alliance sent a letter to the Mayor and Councillors, and to the KNL developers (Urbandale and Richcraft), calling January 4 a day of shame for Ottawa. A petition initiated by a concerned citizen has been launched. Here is the protocol KNL is following, as conveyed by its agent, Jack Stirling. For more on…

Alliance pour les espaces verts de la capitale du Canada Sentinelle des espaces verts Rapport annuel 2015 Mai 2014 à avril 2015                                                                                                              version PDF                                                                                                               English version L’Alliance pour les espaces verts de la capitale du Canada demeure un chef de file pour la préservation et l’expansion des espaces verts dans la région de…

The Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital remains a leading advocate of greenspace preservation and expansion in the National Capital area. This year we again undertook a number of activities, continuing the trend of the last several years to engage more “upstream,” on policy matters, although specific development proposals were among our major files as well….

After following the evolution of this file over the last year, the Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital has decided to take a position on the development proposal brought forward by Windmill Developments at the Chaudière islands on the Ottawa River. It is a complex situation, involving a respected developer, several levels of government, aboriginal title and land claims, and complicated…

On November 3, 2014, Ottawa West-Nepean MP John Baird, in his capacity as the Minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, announced that the federal government would make 60 acres (24 ha) of the Central Experimental Farm available for a new Ottawa Hospital facility.  He was flanked at the announcement by National Capital Commission CEO…