ClubLink surprised us and sent their Notice of Appeal out late Friday afternoon and managed to leave the KGPC off the mailing list in their process. Some sort of error they said. Continue reading
Your hundreds of expressions of happiness and gratitude as a result of the 40% Agreement win on Friday have flooded the inbox. It is clear that you appreciate the thousands of hours of volunteer work of the Coalition members. They don’t often take a bow and so I thought today we would give them all the shoutout they deserve.Continue reading
Justice Labrosse released his 45 page decision today on the validity of the 40 Percent Agreement and in doing so scuttled the ClubLink, Minto Communities and Richcraft Homes plan to redevelop our greenspace with 1544 homes. He wrote, “The 1981 Agreement continues to be a valid and binding contract.” You can read it all for yourself Continue reading
We need some FUN! Groundhog Day is just around the corner on February 2 … and so we will have an Un-dinner and a movie. Continue reading
The Coalition and the parties heard from Justice Labrosse yesterday. He confirmed that he had reviewed the written submission of the Coalition regarding the admission of the 1987 Concept Plan into evidence and said he was not persuaded that its admission into evidence was necessary. He did confirm that he will provide his reasons with his decision on the 40PA which he will now proceed to finalize.
The Coalition and our legal team continue to feel confident.Continue reading
We want to assure you that we will continue to listen to our experts’ opinions and implement their strategies, believing that this will give our community the best chance to win each battle in this war against ClubLink. Here are the facts. Continue reading
The Planning staff recommendation to decline the ClubLink applications is heading to Planning Committee this Thursday. If you want to follow the meeting live, you can do so at Ottawa City Council You Tube channel. The meeting begins at 9:30am. Continue reading
We, along with our lawyer Sylvain Rouleau, were very pleased with Friday’s meeting and its outcomes. The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) member assigned to the CMC was Rick Makuch who is Ottawa based. The virtual call lasted about an hour and was without major issue.Continue reading
As we told you last week, the KGPC intends to seek Party status at the LPAT Case Management Conference (CMC) on October 9 and both ClubLink and the City are now aware of this. The September 30 deadline imposed by LPAT for written submissions is coming up next week and we have received lots of calls from residents who are unsure of their best action. During the week, we have had a chance to consult with our planner Dennis Jacobs from Momentum Planning and Sylvain Rouleau from WeirFoulds, the lawyer representing us at LPAT.Continue reading
Come join us for an end of summer impromptu fundraiser in the Brookstreet Hotel’s Backyard Tent with a great meal and entertainment on September 22.