Jan Harder

Ottawa is experiencing unprecedented growth and disruption.
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
Local tech firms, politicians and economic development officials are pushing to turn the Greenbelt Research Farm in south Nepean into an R&D centre for the emerging field of precision agricultu
The only thing certain about city planning is that there’s nothing certain about it. Not in absolute terms, anyway.
Invest Ottawa CEO Mike Tremblay gave city councillors an idea of the agency’s economic impact on Tuesday, looking to court future funding when the organization’s budget is up for renewal
Ottawa is not known for its tall buildings.
As municipal councillors worked to finalize next year’s budget, the head of the Orléans Chamber of Commerce asked the city for more resources to support east-end businesses.
Two separate downtown tower projects received height approval at planning committee on Tuesday, reflecting Chair Jan Harder’s comments that 2016 will be a big year for downtown development.