Heritage Registry Review

Heritage Registry Review

Provincial legislative changes implemented through Bill 23 have amended the Ontario Heritage Act (OHA). As a result, the City of Ottawa is reviewing the approximately 4,600 non-designated properties listed on the City’s municipal heritage register, including several properties in Old Ottawa South. The intent of this project is to gather information on the heritage conservation interests and priorities of Ottawa residents. Heritage properties can include buildings, landscapes, bridges, and barns. The information gathered will…

Rideau Canal Cultural Landscape Study

Rideau Canal Cultural Landscape Study

The National Capital Commission, Parks Canada, and the City of Ottawa have commissioned Matrix Heritage to produce a cultural landscape study of the Ottawa urban section of the Rideau Canal corridor. The study will create a guiding document that outlines the heritage values and character-defining elements within the study area and how these can best be enhanced and protected for Canadians now and into the future. About the study The study area covers the…

This Old House

This Old House

Do you own an older home or are you thinking of buying one? Are you sometimes lost in contradictory free advice on the web? Heritage Ottawa wants to help.

This fall, Heritage Ottawa will be offering an introductory workshop designed for owners and prospective owners of older homes in Ottawa.  A series of more in-depth workshops will follow at a later date.

Bus Route Review

Bus Route Review

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been significant changes to how often and how many customers use transit. Considering this, and the upcoming opening of Stage 2 O-Train extensions, there is a need to review the transit planning principles that are used to shape the bus route network. These principles are things like how far you walk to get to a bus stop, how frequently the bus runs, and the maximum…

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