Numerous councillors arguing to postpone the vote were rebuffed by city staff and fellow members of council on the high cost and delays associated with pushing the decision
City staff had recommended the proposal move forward with a rezoning application for "office use, limited to embassy use" given the embassy’s long history in the neighbourhood without serious issue
A look at the stories and events we're following this week in Ottawa's business community
Kitchissppi Coun. Jeff Leiper explains why, after two years of handling dispensaries in Kitchissippi, he's unlikely to support opting Ottawa out of private cannabis retail
New bridge designed by Stantec and expected to open in 2020.
City to allow microbreweries and other small manufacturing operations more leeway to set up shop in retail neighbourhoods
Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper called the proposed application "perverse," but his objection wasn't enough to sway his fellow members on the planning committee.
If Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper has his way, Ottawa could soon be Canada's music city.
Developer says cumbersome approval process, not company, is to blame.
Association says problems are caused by non-members who prioritize profits over reputation