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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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Closure of the Queen Elizabeth Driveway, December 16

The Queen Elizabeth Driveway, from Laurier Avenue to Preston Street, will be closed for a special event.

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Do not venture onto the Rideau Canal ice surface

The public is asked to remain off the Rideau Canal surface, as the ice is dangerously thin.

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Watts Creek Pathway closed from Corkstown to the Greenbelt Pathway West, December 11 to 22

The Watts Creek pathway from Corkstown to the Greenbelt Pathway West will be closed effective December 11 to December 22.

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Winter activities in Gatineau Park

When I think of winter in Gatineau Park, the first word that comes to mind is “magical.” Ten years ago, when I left my native France, I never dreamed that winter could be this magnificent and spectacular. Today, I’m proud to be working for a conservation park like Gatineau Park.

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Imaging the City

New technologies are changing the way we imagine and understand the urban environment. On December 4, NCC’s Urbanism Lab teamed up with Carleton University’s Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism to explore new dimensions of visualization in urbanism, landscape and design.

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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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Report on Activities - November 2017

On November 23, the NCC Board of Directors met to discuss recent and upcoming projects. Here are some of the highlights presented in my Report on Activities.

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Canada’s Capital and You: A Conversation in Toronto and Victoria

The Plan for Canada’s Capital forum is a conversation about the future of our capital and the role all Canadians have to play in shaping it. Our goal is for the Capital to be a place in which all Canadians see a reflection of themselves and feel at home. The forum was held in four capital cities across Canada, in partnership with The Royal Canadian Geographical Society(RCGS).

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