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City of Ottawa Official Plan (OP)

The MPCA has been actively working on providing feedback on the OP. The current reference materials are all accessible here in reverse chronological order:

  1. Mayor’s response to the FCA, March 12 2021
  2. MPCA presentation to residents on the OP, March 6 2021
  3. MPCA community meeting on the OP (video recording), March 6 2021
  4. FCA comments on the OP (2/2), March 1 2021
  5. Community Collective comments on the OP, February 24 2021
  6. FCA comments on the OP (1/2), February 17 2021

What’s happening next?

  • mid May City of Ottawa interim public report “What We Heard”
  • May to mid-August – Official Plan Revision
  • August 15 – Public Meeting on Revised Plan
  • September 13, 14, 15 – Planning Committee Review and Approval
  • Fall  – City Council Review and Approval
  • late 2021 – Minister of Municipal Affairs has 120 days to approve the plan

Manor Park Estates Re-development

An Official Plan Amendment (OPA) has been filed to re-develop Manor Park Estates by Manor Park Estates management. This is a separate initiative from the Official Plan, but both will affect Manor Park residents. The most recent news about the OPA is listed here.

  1. May 11 2021 MPCA submission to the City of Ottawa re: Manor Park Management file #OPA D01 01 21 0003

What’s happening next?

  • May 7 – First version of OPA submitted; Comments Requested
  • April 26th through June 30th – Lalit Aggarwal meets people informally
  • Tentatively set for June – three (3) meetings:
    • Developer’s presentation
    • Developer answers Q&A’s and hears suggestions
    • City, Developer, and Counselor formal meeting
  • August 2021 – City Planning Committee receives final OPA submission

Recent News

An overview of different intiatives and resources, updated regularly by members of the MPCA

  • May-June Manor Park Chronicle
    The latest edition is out and you can read it online right here. [READ MORE]
  • Report on Manor Park Estates Redevelopment
    Comments and Concerns from Manor Park Community The Manor Park Community Association would like to register its objections to the current proposal by Manor Park Estates for the redevelopment of Manor Park Heights and Manor Park – Gardens. After considerable discussion and engagement with the [READ MORE]
  • MPCA Joins Alexandra Bridge Coalition
    MPCA has joined the Alexandra Bridge Coalition, a group of heritage, transportation and community organizations that oppose the federal government’s plan to demolish the Alexandra Bridge and replace it with a new bridge. See https://heritageottawa.org/alexandra-bridge. From a broad perspective this [READ MORE]
  • The Kettle Island Bridge Committee
    The MPCA has reconvened its Bridge Committee, which led the fight against the construction of a Kettle Island Bridge the last time the idea was pursued, a decade ago. Formed of community members with a broad range of experience, the aim of the Committee is to oppose the bridge that would funnel [READ MORE]
  • Family Homelessness Lab Progress Report
    When a family loses their home, it has significant impacts that can be multi generational. In June 2020 there were 350 Families in Ottawa who were experiencing homelessness. Approximately 50% are refugee or new immigrant Family and 50% are from Ottawa and have become homeless. New statistics will [READ MORE]

The Manor Park Chronicle

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Manor Park Community Council

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Community Resources

A list of local resources compiled by our staff. These links are not exhaustive and are provided for information purposes only.

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