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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Thank you Kanata residents and friends for an incredible night Newsletter.

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!
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It’s January… and we’re all about the ForeverGreen Gala.

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

First Day in Court Will Be Thursday Newsletter

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

What a Week Newsletter – November 27, 2019

We encourage you to keep your comments coming.Thank you to those of you who wrote to the City.  The Coalition was copied on over 200 letters and I understand that the City planning department has received hundreds more. Just to clarify, we have confirmed that City planning will accept public comments at anytime in this process.Continue reading