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
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
This is another important week in our campaign to fight the redevelopment plans of ClubLink and its Ottawa based partners Richcraft and Minto Communities and we are reminding you to step up and help us protect our green and open spaces.Continue reading
“I don’t understand why it’s so hard in this town for citizens to defend green spaces from developers. Exactly why are home builders so influential and powerful in Ottawa?” ~ Brigitte Pellerin, Ottawa writerContinue reading