Jeff Leiper

Though a call to revoke council approval for the Château Laurier’s controversial addition was initially defeated, a move to reconsider the motion on Thursday will see the debate stretch into a second…
A pending motion for city council to rescind approval of the controversial addition to the Château Laurier could land the municipality in a tough court battle
Planning committee gave the all-clear Thursday to a nine-storey building on Oblats Avenue despite opposition from community members who felt misled by an increase in height at the eleventh hour
Ottawa city council has approved two multibillion-dollar bids to develop the second phase of its light-rail transit network following a vigorous debate on the tight timeline to go ahead w
Efforts to rebuild the Royal Thai Embassy’s long-time home in a Westboro neighbourhood have hit a roadblock at Thursday’s planning committee, as the ward’s councillor and residents voiced
Cannabis is now legal in Canada, and one of the first issues with which the new Council will be seized very soon is whether or not to allow its sale in retail storefronts.
One of the city’s largest heavy construction firms made relatively quick work of a decades-old pedestrian bridge this weekend, demolishing the aging structure above the Queensway and maki
Small manufacturers such as craft breweries, micro-distilleries and furniture makers will soon find it easier to set up shop in busy retail districts after city council adopted a staff pr
Ottawa’s planning committee endorsed a 25-storey, mixed-use development near Westboro transit station, despite the ward councilor taking a hard line against the rezoning application.