Heritage Ottawa brings you heritage-related news and developments from Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
Municipal Elections 2022: Questions for CandidatesMonday, September 26, 2022
The Municipal Elections 2022 are upon us! There is just one month until voting day on Monday, October 24th.
It is at the municipal level where decisions are made that impact local bylaws...
New Edinburgh Street FestSaturday, August 20, 2022
Celebrate the history and heritage of New Edinburgh at a brand-new heritage fair!
The streets of New Edinburgh will come alive on Saturday, September 10 as the inaugural New Edinburgh...
Group occupying St. Brigid's calls claims it violated Heritage Act bogusSaturday, August 20, 2022
CBC NEWS, Ottawa, By David Fraser
Eviction notices taped to the door of a historic church in Lowertown claim the members of The United People of Canada (TUPC) violated the province's...
Heritage Ottawa Elects New President and Board MembersSunday, July 24, 2022
Following Heritage Ottawa’s annual general meeting in May, the new Board of Directors met to elect an executive committee. We are pleased to introduce our new president!...
Welcoming Ottawa Week is Back!Sunday, June 19, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW) 2022 is taking place from June 20 to 29. Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership and Heritage Ottawa are pleased to host a...
City moves in to repair Barrymore's frontageSaturday, June 11, 2022
OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Lyn Saxberg
Contractors hired by the City of Ottawa replaced two wood panels on the facade of Barrymore’s Music Hall this week after the landlord failed to comply with...
Canada’s historic sites get Indigenous voices, stronger protection in new billWednesday, June 8, 2022
Canada is only G7 country without legislation protecting historic sites, despite having more than 300
THE CANADIAN PRESS, By Mia Rabson
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says...
Preserving NeighbourhoodsTuesday, May 31, 2022
By Andrew Waldron | Lowertown Echo de la Basse-ville
The best places to live in the world are human-scaled, pedestrianized, mid-sized and street-focused, with low car use, mixed housing,...
Winning 'Block 2' design features public square, preserves heritage buildingsMonday, May 16, 2022
CBC NEWS OTTAWA
The upcoming redesign of an entire block of buildings across Wellington Street from Parliament Hill would bring courtyards, atriums and a new public square to downtown...
City staff to fix Somerset House and send property owner the billThursday, May 12, 2022
CBC NEWS OTTAWA, By Nicole Williams
Ottawa city council has approved a motion that would get the city's general manager of planning to order some long-neglected repairs to Somerset House...