‘Planning Canada’s Capital’: A resource for research into the Capital Region’s planning history

Today we at Spacing Ottawa would like to highlight some of the research currently being undertaken in regards to the Capital... Read More

BRTs: Is Ottawa ahead of the curve?

With Ottawa’s LRT project still years away from completion, and often used as an example of how far behind Ottawa is when it... Read More

Image of the Past: A Snowy Ottawa street car

Image: Street Car #17 Location: Queen Street, Ottawa Date of image: February, 1892 Source: William James Topley, Topley... Read More

Heated sidewalks: The answer to Ottawa’s snowy urban landscape?

Ottawa has been hard hit by some extreme winter weather this year. The displaced snow has been piling up on curbs and front yards, and... Read More

Across the Ottawa Spaces – 24 January 2014

In light of the closing of Ottawa’s “last downtown movie theatre”, the World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa Rewind takes a... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa’s horse-drawn street cars

Image: Ottawa City Passenger Railway Company’s horse-drawn street car, in the winter Location: Ottawa (Exact location unknown... Read More