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Rideau-Vanier candidates pledge to make transportation safer and more accessible

A packed house assembled at the Guiges Centre on Murray Street on a September 15th warmly applauded commitments by Rideau-Vanier candidates to push for lower speed limits on King Edward Street, where traffic accidents have claimed ten lives over the…

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Report back: Rideau-Rockcliffe Stop the Pipeline Info Session

by Chantal Kipfer On September 11, 2014, Ecology Ottawa held the Rideau-Rockcliffe Stop the Pipeline Info Session at the Richelieu Vanier Community Centre, one of many initiatives to mobilize citizens of the Ottawa region against the Energy East pipeline. Ben…

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A false dichotomy: Heritage vs cyclists

The Planning Committee on June 25th carried a motion to save and relocate two historic buildings (previously on the path to demolition) at 273, 275-79 Sussex Drive, as they make way for a redesigned road that is to include wider footpaths…

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Strengthen the future of the Byward Market, but make it a future with fewer cars

The highlight of the June 11th Planning Committee meeting was item 7 entitled ‘Strengthening the Future of the Byward Market’. As a response to concerns from the Byward community, the City of Ottawa hired a New York based firm, Project…

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