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National Capital Commission seeking feedback on draft plan for Sir John A. Macdonald Riverfront Park

The NCC is developing a plan to reconnect people with the historic Ottawa River by increasing accessibility to its shorelines. Canada’s Capital sits at the confluence of the Ottawa, Gatineau and Rideau rivers. The Sir John A. Macdonald Riverfront Park will cover nine kilometres of parkland along the Ottawa River, between LeBreton Flats in the east and Mud Lake to the west.

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Gatineau Park winter season kicks off December 16

Get out your toques and mitts! Winter is here! With the recent snowfall, the cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow biking season will officially open on Saturday, December 16, 2017, in Gatineau Park, the Capital’s conservation park.

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Nepean Point winning design concept chosen

The winning concept for the Nepean Point redevelopment, entitled Big River Landscape, submitted by Janet Rosenberg & Studio Inc. with Patkau Architects, Blackwell Structural Engineers, and ERA Architects Inc., was approved by the NCC Board of Directors.

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Gatineau Park parkway network to close to motorists

The NCC's Gatineau Park parkway network (Gatineau, Champlain, and Fortune Lake parkways) will close gradually to motorists for the season on Sunday, October 22, 2017, as of 5 pm. We ask cyclists, roller skaters and pedestrians to exercise caution.

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New poll shows increase in public engagement and awareness of NCC activities

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Kevin Saville appointed ombudsman at the National Capital Commission

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