The Kanata Greenspace Steering Committee, on behalf of the community and the residents of Ottawa, would like to express its support for last Friday’s unanimous decision by the City of Ottawa Finance and Economic Development Committee to approve funding for the legal defence of the 40% Agreement, should ClubLink file an application to redevelop the Kanata Golf and Country Club.
Our first public fundraising and awareness event is the Spring Lawn Sign Campaign. Canvassers will be going door to door across the Beaverbrook and Kanata Lakes communities with lawn sign for sale and gaining community support for the cause. Or your can order your lawn signs right here and show your support for Kanata Greenspace on your street.
The Kanata Greenspace Defence Fund is a community driven reserve fund purposed to protect and defend the green and open spaces originally incorporated into the award-winning community design of Kanata, Ontario. We support community education and projects that help people understand, appreciate and protect the value of urban greenspace and particularly those many areas in and around Kanata and the City of Ottawa. More >>>
Spring has arrived… and not too soon for some! We have not been hibernating at the Kanata Greenspace Steering Committee. Your group of dedicated and committed Kanata North residents and community associations has been busy organizing the fight against the ClubLink redevelopment plans for our greenspace.
On March 14, the City of Ottawa sent a letter to ClubLink Corpoaration regarding their intention to defend the 40% agreement protecting green space in the Kanata Lakes area. You can find a copy of the letter on Councillor Jenna Sudds web site. More>>>
There are many reasons to protect the green space that makes Kanata an unique community including, it is part of Teron vision, legal, moral, environmental, recreational, health, legacy. The green space is the reason that many people live in Kanata and it needs us to protect it. More>>
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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
A legal agreement from the 1980s stands between ClubLink and its plans to put housing on the Kanata Golf and Country Club, and also gives the City of Ottawa clout to decide what happens, according to the former Kanata mayor who signed the document.Continue reading
This is a fight about green space and about property values. It’s about citizens’ voices in the development process. It’s also about trying to protect the very ideas that created Kanata in the first place, although many of those ideas are already under assault as developers slash forests to the ground and transform a communityContinue 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.