Time to Write Another Letter

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

40% Agreement Hearing is on Hold

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

A Virtual Hearing for the 40% Agreement?

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

March eNews – Update on Legal

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.

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LPAT should not decide Kanata’s community development values

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
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