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
Barbara Ramsay is the chair of the Kanata Greenspace Protection Coalition. She says the city is ‘doing what it should be doing’ by demanding ClubLink honour a 38-year-old agreement with the former City of Kanata.Continue reading
We have reached a milestone today. The City of Ottawa has indicated they will to move quickly to court should ClubLink come forward with a development and/or rezoning application. Continue reading
Beaverbrook and Kanata Lakes streets are awash in SAVE OUR KANATA GREENSPACE lawn signs as the community begins its push back against the ClubLink proposal to redevelop the Kanata Golf Club. Continue reading
Nearly 500 people braved the frigid cold to fight for the Kanata Golf and Country Club. Kanata-North Councillor Jenna Sudds held a community meeting Monday evening at the John Mlacak Centre. “This has come as a big shock to the community,” said Sudds.
Close to 500 Kanata residents braved arctic conditions Monday night to get information and voice their concerns over proposed plans to redevelop the Kanata Golf and Country Club into new homes. The meeting, hosted at the John Mlacak Centre by Kanata North Coun. Jenna Sudds and featuring area community association presidents Neil Thomson and Lianne Zhou, served as a show of strength in the community, with calls to action and fundraising for whatever battles may lie ahead.Continue reading
The City of Ottawa should consider taking over the operations of the Kanata Golf and Country Club in the same way it has created other arm’s-length organizations to oversee its assets, according to the former municipal politician who signed an agreement 37 years ago to protect the Kanata green space. Marianne Wilkinson has only been out of politics for about two weeks and she’s already back in the thick of it, educating Coun. Jenna Sudds, her successor in Kanata North, about the governance history of the golf course, now that owner ClubLink wants to tear up the land.Continue reading
ClubLink confirmed Friday that it was partnering with Minto Communities and Richcraft Homes to redevelop Kanata Golf and Country Club with new homes. The trio is planning a community consultation beginning in early 2019. The golf course’s operating costs are rising and fewer golfers are teeing off during the season, ClubLink says, suggesting there could be “greater community benefit” in using the golf course for something else.