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Gatineau Park Visitor and Economic Impact Study

The NCC conducted the Gatineau Park Visitor and Economic Impact Study from September 2015 to August 2016.

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Natural Capital: The economic value of NCC green spaces

The study concludes that communities in the National Capital Region receive benefits worth an average of $332 million per year from the NCC’s green spaces.

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Statement on 24 Sussex Drive

The National Capital Commission would like to acknowledge the overwhelming interest from Canadians across the country in the future of 24 Sussex Drive, the Official Residence of the Prime Minister of Canada.

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Ground breaks on Mackenzie Avenue cycling lanes

Shovels are in the ground and construction has begun on dedicated cycling lanes on Mackenzie Avenue. This new cycling and streetscaping project is the result of a collaborative effort by the City of Ottawa, National Capital Commission, the Embassy of the United States, and the Province of Ontario to improve mobility on Confederation Boulevard.

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Negotiations with RendezVous LeBreton Group

The National Capital Commission’s Board of Directors today authorized the NCC to begin negotiations for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats with RendezVous LeBreton Group, and to report back to the Board with a status update in November 2016.

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Mayors of Ottawa and Gatineau invited to NCC Board meetings

The National Capital Commission’s (NCC) Board of Directors voted today to invite the Mayor of Ottawa and the Mayor of Gatineau to participate in NCC board meetings on an ex-officio, non-voting basis. “The Board’s decision today is an opportunity to further deepen the NCC’s relationship with our municipal partners,” said Russell Mills, Chair of the NCC Board. “We believe this decision will foster a strategic regional alignment in building Canada’s Capital as a dynamic and inspiring source of pride for all Canadians.”

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Thousands participate in public consultation on LeBreton Flats

Canada’s Capital Region—Thousands of Canadians from the National Capital Region and across the country participated during two weeks of public consultation on the proposals to redevelop LeBreton Flats, one of the most significant urban development sites in the core of Canada’s Capital. A total of 7,939 Canadians filled out the online questionnaire. Eighty-two percent of respondents were from the National Capital Region, and 18 percent were from elsewhere in Canada. More than 3,000 Canadians attended the open house and presentations at the Canadian War Museum or via webcast. We had over 11,600 interactions on social media.

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Two proponents submit proposals for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats

Canada’s Capital Region—The National Capital Commission (NCC) has received detailed proposals from two pre-qualified proponents for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats, one of the largest and most significant urban development sites in the core of Canada’s Capital. In alphabetical order, the proponents are as follows: DCDLS Group (formerly Devcore Group), RendezVous LeBreton Group.

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Moore Farm Estate to host the Centre d’écologie et d’agriculture urbaine de Gatineau

The Coopérative de solidarité de la ferme Moore will assume tenancy of the Moore Farm Estate and will create the Centre d’écologie et d’agriculture urbaine de Gatineau (website in French only).

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Dutch Elm Disease

Dutch Elm Disease is a fungus that infects and causes mortality in native elm trees throughout Canada's Capital Region and North America in general.

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