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OBJ columnist Bruce Firestone asked local residents what matters most to them – and received some surprising answers
The late urban planning writer Jane Jacobs, the renowned author of the Death and Life of Great American Cities, had a theory: the closer government is to people, the more important it is
A staff report imagining the shifts Ottawa’s economy might see in the coming century could help to guide upcoming creation of the city’s new Official Plan after receiving planning committ
The only thing certain about city planning is that there’s nothing certain about it. Not in absolute terms, anyway.
The community of Leitrim in south Ottawa could see more than 500 new homes in the coming years if city councillors accept the advice of municipal staff and open a large swath of land off