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February 26, 2021

Chateau Laurier Continually Emphasizing the Importance of Heritage: Strengthening our need for better protection

Ottawa city council approved the sixth design iteration of the Château Laurier’s proposed addition of a two-tower, 159-unit extension. The approval came from a split vote during Council on Thursday February 24th.  The final vote count 10 nays 14 yays. I voted against it. I addressed council on this. Here are my thoughts: Yesterday we found ourselves in the same place we were …

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February 17, 2021

Long-Term Care Commission 2021

On December 15th I had the opportunity to speak in front of the Long-Term Care COVID19 Commission. Over the last 10 years representing Lowertown, Sandy Hill and Vanier, I have seen how complex the needs in our Long-Term Care homes have become along with the challenges faced by public housing agencies such as Ottawa Community Housing in supporting seniors in their …

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February 11, 2021

INPUT NEEDED: Share your concerns, wants for the oldest recreational facilities (Perspectives Vanier)

The future of recreation facilities in the neighbourhood is in your hands. It is time to come together as a community and share – what would you like? What do you want to see? In your pools, gymnasiums, sports fields, courts, and recreational spaces. The City’s Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan (PRFMP) is …

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