Also at council meeting, Broccolini secures interest-free deferment of development charges for new Amazon distribution centre
Mayor Jim Watson says the motion is meant to protect Ottawa’s vulnerable citizens from payday loan businesses – outlets that offer quick cash in exchange for high interest rates on loans.
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The new proposal is an eight-storey, 171-suite addition to the rear of the building, backing out onto Major’s Hill Park.
The new handover date is Nov. 2, Watson told the finance and economic development committee on Tuesday, adding that taxpayers will not bear the financial burden of the delay.
The successes of Ottawa 2017, the city’s booming development scene and trepidation about incoming marijuana legalization were top of mind for Mayor Jim Watson as he delivered his State of City…
The NCC said both sides have agreed on “fair market value” for the property, but the final price tag will be determined only after the costs of cleaning up contaminated land have been established.
Many of the Glebe's finest eateries came together for dinner on Thursday night, giving attendees a taste of why the Ottawa neighbourhood's food scene is so in-demand.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and his bid partner Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin congratulated Toronto in a statement Thursday, adding that if the GTA were successful in courting Amazon, “there would…
The benefit of pulling together a region-wide bid outweighs the disappointment, say those who sought to woo the Seattle-based tech giant.