The KGPC took the opportunity this week to remind Ottawa how critical accessible space is to neighbourhoods mid-pandemic. Kanata North was designed with access to nature and space in mind and we appreciate it now more than ever. Read our release on liveable Kanata.
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
What a wonderful evening for our community! Jean and Chris Teron spoke eloquently as our Honourary Co-Chairs. Our sell-out crowd welcomed celebrities Daniel Alfredsson and Chris Phillips and our own tech titan Terry Matthews who made the important connection of greenspace to livability and employment. And Diana Beresford-Kroeger was amazing!
This was a night to remember for all the support we received at the ForeverGreen Gala. And we raised $130,000 thanks to our committed community.
Between an apparent absence of material to share, compounded by the inability of the City to make ClubLink and its friends appear at these public meetings, it might not be a surprise to see the ClubLink letter yesterday informing the City it would not attend the scheduled public meeting on January 20.Continue reading
We’re thrilled to announce our Keynote Speaker, Diana Beresford-Kroeger. Ms. Beresford–Kroeger is a world-renowned botanist, biochemist and author known for her outstanding efforts to preserve the Earth’s climate and forests through the use of ethical scientific and traditional concepts. She has published over 300 articles and five critically acclaimed books on the natural world.Continue reading
Justice MacLeod rendered his decision today and the Coalition was successful in being granted leave to intervene as an added party to the City of Ottawa application. Continue reading
On Thursday December 19 our lawyers will be presenting to the Court our KGPC Motion for Leave to Intervene as a Party in the matter of the 40% Agreement ongoing between the City of Ottawa and ClubLink. While ClubLink is opposing the Coalition’s recognition in the case, the City of Ottawa is not. The hearing is expected to last an hour or so and will take place at the Ottawa Courthouse, 161 Elgin Street at 10:00 am.Continue reading