Category: General


Gardens and Healthy Cities

Researchers, the public and governments are taking notice that gardens and picturesque landscapes provide unique contributions to human health. On October 30, 2018, the NCC’s Urbanism Lab partnered with Canadensis to explore the many benefits of green spaces in our cities.

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The National War Memorial: A window on our past

Historical images are a window on our past. They provide an opportunity to take in the scene and build a story around what is being represented — or spark an interest in finding out the real story about what is going on. You can step back and enjoy the picture as a whole, or narrow your focus to look at specific details that others may miss. It is a moment in time that has been preserved for the future.

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Five Greenbelt Farms You Won’t Want to Miss This Fall

The vegetable season may soon be over, but there’s still plenty to discover in Canada’s Capital Greenbelt this fall. Check out these five unique farms, each with a distinctly local experience.

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Responsible Trail Management

A few years ago, when we initially began to look at addressing the problem of unofficial trails in Gatineau Park, our thinking was to harmonize the needs and requests of Park users with the Park’s conservation mandate. So we created the Responsible Trail Management project.

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