This E-News is later than we planned for some very good reasons… and they are included here for you to read, digest and we hope inspire you to act. Continue reading
The Planning Department at the City is waiting for your comments on the ClubLink July resubmission. Your approach can be similar to last October when you responded to the original development application. Check the Write to the City tab for help on this issue. We include some suggestions on approach and some topics you may want to consider that are specific to this resubmission.Continue reading
Today we want to make you aware of important financial aspects of our critical community campaign to Save our Greenspace by updating you on our accomplishments, the fundraising challenges we face and our needs going forward.Continue reading
We are set for the three day online hearing to defend the 40% Agreement to begin on Monday morning, July 13 at 10 am. The planned agenda expects the City of Ottawa and the Coalition to present their arguments and evidence throughout the day on Monday. Continue reading
This morning, our lawyers received a request from ClubLink’s counsel for an adjournment, due to the sudden death of a very close friend of ClubLink’s lead counsel. The hearing was scheduled for Wednesday to Friday this week. The City of Ottawa consented to the request and we instructed our counsel to do the same.Continue reading
In March there was discussion across the parties about the possibility of seeking a teleconference to review timing and possible dates in hopes of avoiding a longer delay in scheduling the hearing. Our lawyers were consulted and we agreed with the City’s team at Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG). ClubLink disagreed and opposed it.Continue reading
Our green and open spaces are wonderful remedies for our current situation – isolation and social distancing.
The past week or so has surely reminded us of the importance of our accessible open and greenspaces. None more so than our 175 acres of shared golf course open space central to so many Kanata North neighbourhoods.
Ontario’s development seems premised on a bigger, faster, better equals sprawling philosophy. Climate change among other important reasons has many asking… why? Are there priorities around development and who sets them? At what and whose expense does this unfettered development come?
OP-ED by Barbara Ramsay
To be published in Community Voice – Kanata soon
We are very pleased to report that the Federation of Citizens’ Associations (FCA) passed a motion to support the Kanata Greenspace Protection Coalition in our fight against the ClubLink redevelopment of the Kanata Golf Club lands.Continue reading