What should we do with Carling Avenue?

There’s a lot to love about Carling Avenue: easy access to the Central Experimental Farm, Dow’s Lake and Island Park Drive, a gigantic Canadian Tire…

April 12, 2024

What should we do with Carling Avenue?

There’s a lot to love about Carling Avenue: easy access to the Central Experimental Farm, Dow’s Lake and Island Park Drive, a gigantic Canadian Tire…

April 12, 2024

Whitzman and Dreessen: Why does Ottawa lag behind on housing solutions?

Last month, the federal government formally announced a commitment of $176.3 million to the City of Ottawa through its Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF). The funding…

April 10, 2024

DCA Architect’s support Schedule 1 of Bill 157: Empowering architectural technologists in Ontario

Good afternoon. Thank you for allowing me to present to this Committee and granting me a few minutes. As I indicated in my written submission,…

March 12, 2024

Field of Dreams – Ottawa’s public realm

In the 1989 Kevin Costner film “Field of Dreams,” Ray Liotta, as Shoeless Joe Jackson says, “If you build it, he will come.”  This phrase…

March 12, 2024

William Commanda Bridge – Is ‘good enough’ really good enough?

This summer marked the opening of the Willam Commanda Bridge. The completion of long construction project to bring back to an important link across the…

January 4, 2024

Aspiring Ottawa: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Need for Honest Conversations

Ottawa aspires to be one of the best mid-sized cities in North America. We are home to a growing population, a thriving economy and have…

November 28, 2023