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LeBreton Flats: Partnership issues within RendezVous LeBreton Group

National Capital Region—The partners in RendezVous LeBreton Group (RLG), composed of Trinity Development Group Inc. (Trinity) and Capital Sports Management Inc. (CSMI), advised the National Capital Commission (NCC) on November 8th, 2018, of unresolved issues within their partnership. The NCC Board of Directors will proceed, in consultation with the Fairness Monitor, as well as with key stakeholders such as the Government of Canada and the City of Ottawa, with next steps either within the established solicitation process or within a new process at the January 2019 Board meeting.

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NCC Board of Directors approves amendment to Greenbelt Master Plan

Canada’s Capital Region—The NCC Board of Directors today approved an amendment to the Greenbelt Master Plan. Based on consultations with members of the public and stakeholders, the amendment to the plan will breathe new life into vacant buildings and an underused portion of the former Greenbelt Research Farm. It will also strengthen the Greenbelt through the implementation of renaturalization projects.

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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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