Background on the 40% Agreement Hearing

Explainer – The Campeau Lands and the 40% Agreement

History of the 40% Agreement

1981

The 40% Agreement is created between the City of Kanata and Campeau Corporation, the owner of several undeveloped land parcels in the Kanata North area. The intent of the Agreement is to preserve in perpetuity these green and open spaces.

2018

December  – ClubLink Corp. announces it has partnered with Minto Communities and Richcraft Homes to redevelop the Kanata Golf Club land for residential housing.

2019

May  – The City of Ottawa Finance and Economic Development Committee approves funding to initiate a legal defence of the 40% Agreement.

October – ClubLink Corp, Minto Communities and Richcraft Homes submit formal applications to the City to redevelop the Kanata Golf Club lands. In response, the City proceeds with legal action, seeking an order that ClubLink fulfill its contractual obligation under the 40% Agreement.

November – Lawyers for the Kanata Greenspace Protection Coalition bring a motion to intervene as an interested party in the city action.

December – The Kanata Greenspace Protection Coalition is granted leave to intervene as an added party in the matter of the 40% Agreement.

2020

February – The 40% Agreement hearing is delayed while Imperial Tobacco Limited explores whether it wants to participate in the case.  ITL later decides against active participation.

June  – The hearing to defend the 40% Agreement gets approval to proceed virtually.  The confirmed dates are July 8-10.

Court Documents

Here you will find all documents served by all parties in the 40% Agreement Hearing on July 8th – 10th.